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11 min ago | SIU
America's domestic maritime industry received a boost Aug. 24 when delegates to the Alaska State AFL-CIO convention in Fairbanks unanimously passed a resolution supporting the Jones Act.
1 hr ago | The Economist
ALASKANS like to talk about how distant the rest of America feels. In downtown Anchorage, with its familiar fast-food restaurants and hotel chains, this line can sound a little affected.
Alaska Libertarians say their party's U.S. Senate nominee, Thom Walker, has pulled out of the race, and they've selected a nominee to take his place as soon as state elections officials allow.
Acting Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell announces the 2013 Permanent Fund dividend amount.
The Tongass National Forest and Berners Bay, in background, in southeast Alaska.
More than 100 researchers are working on more than three dozen projects to find clues as to why Alaska's Chinook salmon production has declined since 2007.
Alaska voters have retained a new petroleum production tax system that offers hope of increased investment and jobs but drew criticism as a giveaway to already profitable oil companies.
Alaskans on Aug. 19 voted on the ballot measure, which would have rolled back the tax structure backed by Gov. Sean Parnell.
The state of Alaska is requesting to be involved with Canadian approval of a proposed copper and gold mine across the border in British Columbia.
An ad running against Sen. Mark Begich attacks him on his support for women - exactly where he proclaims his strength.
Alaskans call for ban on Russian seafood: The Alaska congressional delegation is calling for a U.S. ban on imports of Russian seafood as a global food fight that started with the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to grow.
Robert Hansen was a convicted serial killer who hunted down women in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.
Congratulations to the no campaign on their hard-fought victory. Fifty-two percent of Alaskans have chosen to keep Senate Bill 21 in place.
Earthjustice also sued to challenge the forest-wide Tongass Land Management Plan, which fails to preserve the old growth trees that provide crucial habitat to numerous species including the Sitka black-tailed deer and the Alexander Archipelago wolf, which is currently being considered for Endangered Species Act listing due in large part to the ... (more)
Alaskans agreed, but not by much, with Gov. Sean Parnell and not former Gov. Sarah Palin that oil companies needed to pay less taxes if they are to boost oil production.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:00 am
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