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A Keen's myotis bat captured in Juneau in 2011. Another bat of the same species was found on Prince of Wales Island in 2014 and discovered to be infected with rabies -- just the third such case in Alaska since 1971.
An airplane prepares to drop retardant on a fire burning on the edge of Browns Lake in the Funny River neighborhood of Soldotna on Saturday afternoon, May 24, 2014.
Coast Guard conducts dual medevacs in Southeast: The U.S. Coast Guard conducted two medevacs in Southeast on Sunday, deploying responders to aide an injured 21-year-old female aboard a fishing vessel near Kendrick Bay and to airlift an ailing cruise ship passenger near Zarembo Island.
The companies pursuing a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska have applied for an export license with the U.S. Department of Energy.
Rebecca Scoggin lived in a lot of places growing up: Juneau, Nome, Fairbanks, Homer, Anchorage.
Last week, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner released a letter to a Virgin Islands official releasing U.S. territories from insurance requirements mandated by the 2010 health care overhaul law.
The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.
With President Obama's approval weak and Congress gridlocked, many red-state Democratic senators seeking reelection have struggled to come up with issues to run on.
Jean Aspen and her husband, Tom Irons, who divide their time between Homer and the Brooks Range, created a documentary about a solitary life in the wilds of Alaska that differs from a lot of Alaska reality TV in one key way: it's real.
Artist John Coyne is working on a raven sculpture at his studio in Iowa City for the Dena?ina Wellness Center in Kenai, Alaska.
Alaska Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell would like to tell Sen. Mark Begich "you are no Ted Stevens," paraphrasing the line that the late Sen. Lloyd Bentsen used to skewer Sen. Dan Quayle in the 1988 vice presidential debate.
Consider We Alaskans magazine an old friend who's been out touch for a few years - back now to bend your ear with more tales of life in the 49th state.
The Nabesna Ranger District of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is an easy place to get lost.
The ballot measure to repeal the state's oil tax cut might be the thorniest issue Alaskans ever vote on, but imagine trying to understand terms like "gross revenue exclusion" and "progressivity" in Yup'ik and other Alaska Native languages.
A program originally brought to Alaska to support oil spill planning and response efforts in Cook Inlet has since expanded to most of the state with uses from coastal monitoring to art and education.
OPINION: This ad-heavy campaign season should be a clue that Alaska is missing out on an untapped potential revenue source that could rival oil in the long run.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:47 am
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