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A group looking to introduce a ballot initiative that would ban commercial setnets in Alaska's urban areas received approval to move forward Wednesday.
6 hrs ago | Alaska Star
Eagle River author Deb Vanasse relaxes out on the deck of her Hiland Road house.
Help! I need a new show to watch. The only thing in my rotation right now is "Deadliest Catch."
The Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Working Group wants the state to end to all commercial openings for the remainder of the summer.
Sitting on an upside-down bucket and holding onto the gunwale of a 26-foot Bay Weld that rocked and rolled, Larry Keller patiently watched for his rod tip to bounce.
White Pass and Yukon Railroad President John Finlayson tells The Associated Press that the injured are being treated at a clinic in the tourist town of Skagway, about 100 miles northwest of Juneau.
A one minute film created in 24 hours using one prompt - the Togo 24 Hour Sprint promises to be very popular amongst those participating in the Balto Film Fest.
Folks interested in the outdoors and Alaska in particular may want to catch the Oxbow, Inc., program Tuesday, Aug. 12. Jon Seymour, Oxbow president, will discuss modern Alaskan industry and the current state of the climate and wildlife in Seward, Denali, Fairbanks, Homer and Valdez.
A grand jury returned indictments Friday against Michael G. York, 26, and Devon G. Fernandez, 35, both of whom worked for Icy Bay Lodge, which is about 300 miles southeast of Anchorage and between the communities of Cordova and Yakutat, the Juneau Empire reported Wednesday.
Earlier this week Secretary Tom Perez visited facilities in Fairbanks and south-central Alaska.
The Bethel house where Marilyn and Peter Tony lived from the early 1990s to 2012, and where Peter Tony allegedly abused children in the couple's foster and daycare.
The Alaska Democratic Party is getting a boost from a group in Washington, D.C., that's dedicated to preserving the Democrats' fragile majority in the U.S. Senate.
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventures, a new zip line operation in Seward, offers 8 zips, three aerial walkways and two rappels during a three-hour tour.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said in a phone interview with Alaska Dispatch News on Tuesday that she plans to speak out against oil company-funded efforts to maintain the oil tax structure put in place in January.
OPINION: In my professional experience, the passage of SB 21 has triggered more capital investment in Alaska's North Slope, and that's key to continued prosperity.
On Aug. 19, Alaskans should vote "yes" on Ballot Measure 1 to repeal SB 21. SB 21 goes too far.
Artist Katherine England with part of the salmon totem project that will be unveiled at the Susitna Salmon Center on Wednesday.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:02 am
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