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Mask that inspired Seahawks logo to go on exhibit

The University of Maine's Hudson Museum has agreed to loan an iconic Northwest Native artifact to Seattle's Burke Museum of Natural History and [...]

TIMBER LITIGATION

Gov. Sean Parnell says the state will intervene in lawsuits to halt the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island, a move Parnell says is in [...]

SILVER CATCH - Coho catch lifts PWS salmon harvest total

Commercial fishermen in Prince William Sound caught another 142,000 silver salmon over the seven-day period ended Sept. 15, lifting the preliminary [...]

Body of missing fisherman found

According to a statement from Alaska State Troopers, on 9-16-14, the USCG notified the Alaska Wildlife Troopers that they were searching for a man [...]

WHAT NEXT? EPA extends deadline on latest Pebble decision

Faced with thousands of comments received on a proposed determination to act under the Clean Water Act regarding the Pebble mine, the U.S. [...]

SETTLEMENT - EPA, UniSea settle on Clean Air Act violations

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials said Sept. 17 they have settled with the Alaska seafood processor Unisea Inc. for alleged violations of [...]

ROAD REOPENS

The Copper River Highway reopened today following a two-day closure by the Alaska Department of Transportation. Heavy rains over the weekend forced [...]

CLIMATE CHANGER - New Audubon study reveals climate change effects on many bird species

A new study released this week by the National Audubon Society reveals a comprehensive look at how climate change is projected to affect bird species [...]

FISHERIES DEBATE - Senate, House candidates coming to Kodiak to talk fish

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan, who twice declined to participate in the 2014 Kodiak fisheries debate for congressional candidates, has [...]

Police seeking motorist who picked up hitchhikers following homicide

Anchorage Police are seeking assistance in locating a motorist who picked up hitchhikers following the homicide of Christopher Fulton, Jr. On [...]

STILL HARVESTING - Alaska's salmon catch tops 148 million fish

Preliminary updates from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game show that the Alaska commercial salmon harvest reached 148,116,000 fish by Sept. 9, [...]

CHANGE OF PLANS - Sullivan opts out of Kodiak fisheries debate

Republican U.S. challenger Dan Sullivan will not participate in the now traditional candidates' debate set for Oct. 1 by the Kodiak Chamber of [...]

Charges brought in fatal Anchorage shooting

Anchorage police have arrested two individuals and charged them with murder in the fatal shooting of Christopher Fulton, Jr. According to the arrest [...]

WEBINAR - Proposed determination for Pebble deposit explained

Region 10 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is offering an online webinar on Sept. 9 and Sept. 10 to provide a brief overview of the Clean [...]

Walker, Mallott will run together against Parnell

In a historic moment in Alaska politics Sept. 2, two gubernatorial candidates made official their bipartisan bid on a joint independent ticket built [...]

FISH TALK - Gubernatorial hopefuls queried on commercial fisheries issues

(Editor's note: Five days after the Aug. 28 debate, gubernatorial candidates Bill Walker, an independent, and Byron Mallott, a Democratic, announced [...]

True Alaska - Sen. Mark Begich kicks off his reelection campaign in Cordova, telling constituents the race is about people and what is important to Alaska.

Democratic Senator Mark Begich was in Cordova recently to kick off his 2014 re-election campaign. Meeting with an enthusiastic crowd on the deck of [...]

ENDORSED - Labor endorses Walker-Mallott ticket

Alaska's major labor union threw its support on Sept. 4 behind the joint independent gubernatorial ticket of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott. Affiliates [...]

WHY VOTE? - Message to Alaskans: everyone should vote

Fifty years ago this summer, in a blood-splattered chapter of American history, freedom riders went from northern states to Mississippi to help black [...]

BAG LIMITS

Bag limits on Canada geese for the upcoming waterfowl season have been raised for the Copper River Delta and eastern Prince William Sound, thanks to [...]