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2 hrs ago | She Knows

INTERVIEW: Life Below Zero 's lone female is our inspiration

Rough week? Need a little inspiration? Look no further than the National Geographic Channel, its cool arctic show Life Below Zero and its breakaway star Sue Aikens.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

Salmon catch expected to drop drastically

Alaska's total salmon catch for 2014 is projected to be down by almost half of last year's record haul.


Related Topix: Tanana, AK, Kotzebue, AK, Chignik, AK, False Pass, AK, Life, Food, Seafood

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Gov handles range of questions in online town hall

During an online town hall Wednesday evening, he also said he personally opposes the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law, Alaska Government, Science / Technology

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Nurses Association celebrates 60 years, announces new president

Oct. 5, 2013 marked 60 years of operations for the Alaska Nurses Association as the professional organization representing thousands of nurses across the state.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Alaska Government, Juneau, AK, McGrath, AK


Conservatives are Wonderful People Too

WE SPOKE THIS MORNING ABOUT A COMMENTARY online by former Fox News contributor Sally Kohn.


Bellingham Cruise Terminal beckons with sailings to Alaska aboard state ferry

Camping out on the back deck of an Alaska-bound ferry as it leaves Bellingham, Wash.


Related Topix: Skagway, AK, Boat Disaster, Wrangell, AK, Travel

KTOO-TV Juneau

Legislature considers $150m to help oil refineries

The Flint Hills refinery in North Pole plans to cease operation this spring, and the Parnell Administration warns Petro Star's refinery in North Pole might be next.


Related Topix: North Pole, AK, Fairbanks, AK, US Military, US Air Force, Eielson Air Force Base, Valdez, AK, Kenai, AK

Market Wire

Constantine to Acquire Major Land Package Surrounding the Palmer...

Constantine Metal Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce the Company has been awarded the right to lease a 99,257 acre package of land for mineral exploration and development.


Related Topix: Geology, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Homer Tribune

Local artist unfurls community banners on Earth Day

Photo provided Mavis Muller's banner "Alaskans Still Fighting for the Earth" hangs off an Alaska fishing boat.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Warrior, Metal, Valdez, AK, Homer, AK, Mud Bay, AK

Daily Kos

Westboro Baptist "Church" to picket Alaska Native Heritage Center...

And that "There is nothing appealing or holy about the 'heritage' of the eleven 'distinct cultures' or 'diverse population' of Alaska."


Related Topix: Alaska Government, US News, Liberal Political News


Senators Seek To Curb EPA Authority On Mine Waste Disposal

A pair of senators have introduced legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from using its authority to preemptively block or to revoke permits for mine waste disposal.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska Government, David Vitter

Seward City News

State Charges Hubbards With Felony, Rests Case

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN - State of Alaska has charged James T. Hubbard, age 58, and his wife Rhonda Anderson-Hubbard, age 52, with perjury, a class C felony, and several misdemeanors in connection with their fishing business, J&R Fisheries of Seward.


Mon Apr 14, 2014


Inmate found dead at Eagle River women's jail

A 24-year-old inmate at a women's prison has been found dead in her cell. The Alaska Bureau of Investigations Major Crimes Unit announced Monday that the inmate was found dead last Thursday in her cell at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River.


Related Topix: Alaska Government, State Prisons, Hiland Mountain Correctional Center, Prison

Business Cards Alaska and Printing Deals Alaska

In the present days, there are lots of print alaska to choose from, each one of them having different specifications in order to fulfil your needs.


Related Topix: Soldotna, AK

Anchorage Daily News

Composer John Luther Adams, former longtime Alaskan, wins Pulitzer Prize

Composer John Luther Adams gestures as he listens to computer generated music in "The Place Where You Go to Listen" at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks, Alaska July 17, 2006.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Classical, Alaskan, Fairbanks, AK, Symphony, Arts, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Washington Examiner

Don't let politics ruin Alaska's energy future

Even if you have never beheld Mt. McKinley or worked along the expansive Alaskan pipeline, you can appreciate the natural beauty and natural resource benefits of the magnificent state of Alaska.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska Government, Sean Parnell, US Governors

Anchorage Daily News

High court: Alaska tribe should settle dispute

The dispute began with a lawsuit filed against Mount McKinley Bank by one group claiming leadership of the Healy Lake Village tribe, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.



Alaska lawmakers pass bill restricting Medicaid payments for abortions

The bill [materials] sets forth specific medical circumstances [APRN report] under which physicians may deem an abortion "medically necessary," thereby justifying Medicaid reimbursement.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Alaska Government, Abortion, ACLU

Center for American Progress

5 Steps to Improve Safety and Avoid More Government Waste in King Cove, Alaska

A two-decade-old debate over whether to build a $75 million, so-called Road to Nowhere through an Alaska wilderness area to connect the city of King Cove, population 938 , to Cold Bay, population 108 , has emerged as one of the most bitterly contested natural resource battles of 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, King Cove, AK, Cold Bay, AK, Anchorage, AK


'Blood Moon' Total Lunar Eclipse Will Be Visible On Tuesday

The moon is all set to turn red starting late on Monday when it aligns with the Sun and Earth, assuring a celestial spectacle for sky gazers.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, Space, NASA


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