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Alaska legislators have burned through nearly all of the state's once-massive savings accounts. There's $63 billion in the Permanent Fund, but can the Legislature agree... [Read More]
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Legislators unveiled their second batch of bills Friday, 15 proposals that tackle subjects ranging from technology to fish and wildlife management to the alcoholic drinks... [Read More]
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Alyse Galvin, an independent who's worked on grass-roots political campaigns and with advocacy group Great Alaska Schools, said Thursday that she's running for the congressional... [Read More]
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Statistics released by the state Wednesday show Alaska's population down 2,600 people. [Read More]
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Alaska Democrats said Wednesday that they'd nominated Sandy Shroyer-Beaver and Eugene Smith of Kotzebue, as well as Leanna Mack of Utqiagvik, as candidates to fill... [Read More]
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A tie vote Tuesday on a plan to slash lawmakers' salaries by 10 percent means the proposal is dead. [Read More]
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Do you have a hunting or fishing license? Or a child in public schools? Do you use disposable plastic bags? Alaska lawmakers' first round of... [Read More]
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In an interview with the Anchorage Daily News, Gov. Walker lays out how much he thinks the state can rely on the Permanent Fund to... [Read More]
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Eight people are vying to fill the vacancy in the Alaska House that was created when Rep. Dean Westlake, the Kiana Democrat, resigned last month... [Read More]
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House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, and Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, laid out sharply divergent views about what needs to happen in this year's legislative... [Read More]
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Mat-Su Borough Assemblyman Randall Kowalke filed last week to run for the state Senate seat held by Wasilla Republican Mike Dunleavy. [Read More]
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It's supposed to cool back down Wednesday. But Tuesday's brief warm spell is posing a challenge for the elite skiers trying to qualify for the... [Read More]
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The three men were picked up by a Coast Guard helicopter from a remote island cabin where they were waiting for the weather to clear. [Read More]
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Alaska Native Medical Center said the first baby of the New Year, Valya Warner, was born at 2 a.m. Jan. 1. [Read More]
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After a report of a dispute, two women left the residence, leaving only the armed man inside, police said. He was taken into custody more... [Read More]
There's an unsolved fish mystery playing out right now along a rugged, 300-mile stretch of Southeast Alaska coastline: What's killing off the thousands of king... [Read More]
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A big-money fundraising committee delivers cash to the state Democratic Party, the governor's former crime adviser defects to a rival and political carolers sing an... [Read More]
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The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has released a set of grim salmon forecasts for a half-dozen Southeast Alaska rivers. [Read More]
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Gov. Walker wants to put $4.5 million toward a possible commuter rail link between Anchorage and the Mat-Su. But the dream of scheduled service has... [Read More]
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The man was found in a backyard with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said, after they deployed gas into the home where they'd responded to... [Read More]
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