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Governor signs oil tax, budget bills, vetoes $2.5M
Gov. Sean Parnell on Tuesday signed into law an overhaul of Alaska's oil tax structure, hailing it as part of an historic legislative package aimed at moving the state forward.
Tue May 21, 2013
DNR Public Notices
Nominations sought for 2013 Farm Family of the Year
The Division of Agriculture is inviting the public to submit nominations for the 14th Annual Farm Family of the Year award that will be presented during the Alaska State Fair in August.
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Movers & Shakers 05/05/13
The 2013 recipients of the First Lady's Volunteer of the Year Awards were chosen by an executive committee of Alaskan community members.
Mon May 20, 2013
America's first climate refugees: How climate change eats the Alaskan coast
The slow-moving disaster being visited on the village of Newtok is a familiar one in Alaska.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Big (Little) Beer Meeting | #WGDB
Continuing #WGDB's coverage of the beer business , craft brewers from across the country met with 11 Senate Democrats this week, including Mark Begich of Alaska and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin.
Cool Inspiration From Previous Arctic Innovation Competition Winners
If you're planning on entering the 2013 Arctic Innovation Competition , it wouldn't hurt to take a peek at the inventions that wowed the judges of this chilly contest, so here are the grand prize winners from 2009 to 2012 for extra inspiration: Not only did these extremely durable inflatable snowshoes impress AIC's judges, but they also caught the ... (more)
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
State Agency Databases Activity Report 5/19/2013
The past two weeks have been active ones at the State Agency Databases Project .
Sat May 18, 2013
Snow in the Forecast for Mid-May
Snow in mid-May? It's not unheard of, but it has a lot of Alaskans saying enough is enough.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
States to get initial money from Japanese gift
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is distributing the money to Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington and will allocate the remainder as additional needs arise.
Thu May 16, 2013
Alaska volcano 'fountaining' with fire
A view of the north side of the Pavlof Volcano erupting on Thursday taken by a pilot flying at 6,000 feet.
America's First Climate Refugees are Native Alaskan Communities
For many years, climate change has displaced millions in the developing world - and now America is seeing its first climate refugees .
Wed May 15, 2013
Su Valley Voice 5-15-2013-Abuse of vulnerable adults
On this edition of Su Valley Voice, KTNA's public affairs program, the topic is the abuse of vulnerable adults: the elderly and mentally ill.
Tue May 14, 2013
Polar Bear Cub Prepares for New Home in New York
Alaska Zoo officials say the cub named Kali will leave Tuesday for the Buffalo Zoo, and it's with a sad heart that Alaskans and the Alaska Zoo say goodbye.
The Guardian's Suzanne Goldenberg takes a fossil fueled trip to ...
The Guardian's Suzanne Goldenberg takes a fossil fueled trip to a remote Alaskan village to tell us recent global warming caused it to sink - but that's not the cause "America's First Climate Refugees" are actually a victim of a poorly executed previous government relocation program in 1959 and a change in ocean patterns in 1976.
Politics and climate change go hand-in-hand
The largest US state by total area, Alaska has an extremely varied topography ranging from volcanic islands to lakes and marshland, glaciers, rugged mountain ranges and flat tundra.
Mon May 13, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
Letter: Our environment is losing out
What are we doing Alaskans? The Susitna Dam project appears to be a "go" despite a huge constituent outcry.
Sequestration to cut amount of federal unemployment checks
Starting next week thousands of Alaskans will see their weekly unemployment insurance benefits shrink due to federal sequestration budget cuts.
Alaska on the edge: Newtok's residents race to stop village falling into sea
Newtok is losing ground to the sea at a dangerous rate. Unless its population can be relocated in time, an entire community will cease to exist and the villagers will become America's first climate refugees A child plays in a flooded area of Newtok village.
Sat May 11, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
Compass: New federal ocean policy bodes ill for Alaska
Alaskans today have tremendous potential opportunities that can provide lasting benefits for decades to come.
This week in the world of progressive state blogs: Race-baiting in Arizona, 'science' in Oklahoma
Each Saturday, this feature links and excerpts commentary and reporting from a dozen progressive state blogs in the past seven days around the nation.