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Walker signs bill to promote timber industry

A timber bill signed into law on July 19 will help promote the timber industry in Southeast Alaska and provide lower-cost biomass energy for...

Fisher named to Permanent Fund board

Gov. Bill Walker has appointed Alaska Department of Administration Commissioner Sheldon Fisher to a cabinet member’s seat on the board of the Alaska Permanent...

Court ruling favors Castle Mountain

A U.S. District Court in Anchorage has vacated a federal agency’s decision to allow Usibelli Coal to proceed with coal mining operations at Wishbone...

Interior issues new rules for Arctic drilling

Interior Department officials announced final regulations on July 7 for future exploratory drilling in U.S. Arctic waters, prompting words of caution from environmentalists, and...

Alaska joins opponents of climate change initiative

Alaska has joined a dozen other states in opposing efforts of several other states to explore initiatives that include investigations into whether fossil fuel...

Education, transportation concerns loom large

Budget cuts impacting education and transportation, as Alaska struggles with a fiscal crisis, head the list of concerns of community leaders and legislators representing...

Rain helps Alaska to a mild wildfire season so far

ANCHORAGE — A year after Alaska wildfires burned an area larger than Massachusetts, the state is on course for a mild fire year in...

Man tests positive for Zika virus in Alaska after visit abroad

ANCHORAGE — Alaska health officials say a Midwest man working in Alaska has tested positive for the Zika virus following a recent visit to...

10 percent of Alaskans are veterans

When it comes to veterans in residence, Alaska outranks the other 49 states, with one of every 10 folks living here being a military...

Alaska Zoo welcomes new Wolverine from Sweden

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Zoo in Anchorage has welcomed a new male wolverine to join a female already on exhibit.KTVA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/29481z9) that Jumbo,...

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