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Congressmen hear pitches on how to open up Alaska's natural resources - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 4 hours 15 min ago

Alaska Dispatch News

Congressmen hear pitches on how to open up Alaska's natural resources
Alaska Dispatch News
Rep. Don Young listens to a presentation by Charles Treinen, a board member of United Fisherman of Alaska, during a Western Caucus Foundation Alaska Roundtable held on Thursday, August 17, 2017, at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center.

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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - 5 hours 13 min ago

Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017
Alaska Public Radio Network
Alaska's U.S. senators have issued a second round of statements following the rally of White nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia. This time their criticisms are aimed at President Trump. Nearly half of structures on dock affected by fire, says ...
Alaska's Conflicted Oil FutureOilPrice.com

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Utah Man Indicted in Death of Wife on Alaska Cruise - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 5 hours 17 min ago

Utah Man Indicted in Death of Wife on Alaska Cruise
U.S. News & World Report
Kristy Manzanares was found dead in a blood-splattered cabin last month on Princess Cruises ship that was diverted to Alaska's capital city for the investigation. Federal authorities have led the investigation because the death occurred in U.S. waters.

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Utah man indicted in death of wife on Alaska cruise - WTOP

Alaska News - 5 hours 32 min ago

Utah man indicted in death of wife on Alaska cruise
WTOP
Kristy Manzanares was found dead in a blood-splattered cabin last month on Princess Cruises ship that was diverted to Alaska's capital city for the investigation. Federal authorities have led the investigation because the death occurred in U.S. waters.

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Alaska senators fault Trump's tack on racist rally - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - 5 hours 36 min ago

Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska senators fault Trump's tack on racist rally
Alaska Public Radio Network
In Anchorage on Thursday, Alaska Congressman Don Young declined to answer a question during a press conference with other Western state House members. “Congressman, we'd like to hear your thoughts on the events in Charlottesville,” a reporter ...
Alaska senators criticize Trump's latest Charlottesville statementsFairbanks Daily News-Miner

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Alaska shuts down all king salmon harvest in southeast region due to 'poor ocean survival conditions' - Topeka Capital Journal

Alaska News - 8 hours 6 min ago

Topeka Capital Journal

Alaska shuts down all king salmon harvest in southeast region due to 'poor ocean survival conditions'
Topeka Capital Journal
Hugo Tapia, a worker at the Princeton Seafood Fish Restaurant & Market, holds up a frozen wild king salmon from Canada, at his market in Half Moon Bay, Calif. Alaska has closed down all king salmon harvest in the southeast region of the state because ...

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Alaska's Conflicted Oil Future - OilPrice.com

Alaska News - 8 hours 47 min ago

Alaska's Conflicted Oil Future
OilPrice.com
Alaska, the final frontier, may be the next oil industry goldmine thanks to aggressive drilling, changing environmental policies, and a bullish administration. Not all Alaskans, however, are on board with the transition, and the issue is now more ...

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As Arctic Sea Ice Disappears, 2000 Walruses Mob Remote Alaska Beach - InsideClimate News

Alaska News - 9 hours 8 min ago

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As Arctic Sea Ice Disappears, 2000 Walruses Mob Remote Alaska Beach
InsideClimate News
A remote barrier island off Alaska's northwest coast has been mobbed by thousands of Pacific walruses in recent weeks in the earliest known "haul out" for the species. Their arrival is tied to shrinking Arctic sea ice and follows one of the hottest ...
Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in AlaskaKFQD

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A hike across Alaska ends with an after-dinner bear - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 10 hours 1 min ago

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

A hike across Alaska ends with an after-dinner bear
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — A few days ago, Cora the dog and I walked across a footbridge spanning a natural moat flowing through northern tundra plants. There, we reached mile 0 of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and the finish of a south-to-north walk across Alaska, ...

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Regulatory Commission of Alaska Asks State for Broadband Coverage Plans - Government Technology

Alaska News - 10 hours 13 min ago

Government Technology

Regulatory Commission of Alaska Asks State for Broadband Coverage Plans
Government Technology
(TNS) -- State utility regulators are doing their best to live up to a legislative directive to examine broadband coverage in Alaska and providers' future plans despite not having any authority to do so. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska issued an Aug.

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Senator: Alaskans Should Vote on Tax, Oil-Wealth Proposals - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 10 hours 38 min ago

Senator: Alaskans Should Vote on Tax, Oil-Wealth Proposals
U.S. News & World Report
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Republican state senator pursuing a run for governor said Thursday that Alaskans should get a say on whether the state should impose an income tax or make changes to how the earnings from Alaska's oil-wealth fund are handled.

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The Latest: NTSB Questions Alaska Pilots on Warning System - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 10 hours 38 min ago

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The Latest: NTSB Questions Alaska Pilots on Warning System
U.S. News & World Report
The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct an investigative hearing Thursday in Anchorage, Alaska, on a commercial airplane crash that killed two pilots and a passenger near a rural village. Aug. 17, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.. MORE.
NTSB conducting sweeping probe of Alaska's plane crashesKTOO

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Inslee, Alaska Governor Push Back at Trump Administration on Pot - Centralia Chronicle

Alaska News - 13 hours 10 min ago

Centralia Chronicle

Inslee, Alaska Governor Push Back at Trump Administration on Pot
Centralia Chronicle
JUNEAU, Alaska — Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, a one-time Republican no ...
Walker pushes back on federal marijuana rulesFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Alaska and Washington govs push back on Sessions' marijuana enforcement lettersThe Cannabist

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Sex Workers In Alaska Say Cops Are Abusing Their Power To Solicit Sex Acts - HuffPost

Alaska News - 13 hours 43 min ago

HuffPost

Sex Workers In Alaska Say Cops Are Abusing Their Power To Solicit Sex Acts
HuffPost
Many of Alaska's sex workers are self-employed and proud to be in the industry; many others are former victims of Alaska's sex trade and have found a home in the trade. They are often victims of violent crime, and by their own accounts, too often, that ...

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NTSB Conducting Sweeping Probe Of Alaska's Plane Crashes - KYUK

Alaska News - 13 hours 46 min ago

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NTSB Conducting Sweeping Probe Of Alaska's Plane Crashes
KYUK
The Federal Aviation Administration has chosen to back the voluntary "Medallion" program as a solution instead of tighter regulations and requirements, but the stats are stacking up, indicating that voluntary programs may not be enough to make Alaska ...

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Why Amazon collects local sales taxes in other states — but not Alaska - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - 20 hours 41 min ago

Alaska Public Radio Network

Why Amazon collects local sales taxes in other states — but not Alaska
Alaska Public Radio Network
Some in Alaska want to see changes that would affect Amazon and other online sellers. Lisa Ryals owns Lisa Davidson's Boutique, a women's clothing store in downtown Juneau. She said as a Juneau resident, she's disappointed that online retailers who ...

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NTSB Meets in Alaska for Plane Crash Investigative Hearing - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 21 hours 44 min ago

NTSB Meets in Alaska for Plane Crash Investigative Hearing
U.S. News & World Report
The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct an investigative hearing Thursday in Anchorage, Alaska, on a commercial airplane crash that killed two pilots and a passenger near a rural village. Aug. 17, 2017, at 5:01 a.m.. MORE.

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In Flight: Alaska Air and Southwest - Moneyshow.com (registration)

Alaska News - 22 hours 39 min ago

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In Flight: Alaska Air and Southwest
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With interest rates historically low, high yield stocks still have a lot of appeal for income investors. We screened for A-rated stocks sporting dividend yields above their historical norms. Two of our favorite picks are in the airline sector, states ...

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Alaska - WOODTV.com (blog)

Alaska News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:05

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Alaska
WOODTV.com (blog)
This is a screen grab from the webcam at Barrow, Alaska – the northernmost point in the U.S. Barrow had snowflurries on 4 of 5 days from the 11th to the 15th. The high/low on Weds. was 47/32. You can see in the picture there are no trees, no grass.

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Remote Alaska fish processing plant damaged by fire - The Seattle Times

Alaska News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:04

Remote Alaska fish processing plant damaged by fire
The Seattle Times
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote salmon processing plant operated by Seattle-based Peter Pan Seafoods near Alaska's Aleutian Islands has been heavily damaged by a fire that was still burning Wednesday. Peter Pan spokesman Dale Schiffler ...

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