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President Barack Obama looks at salmon being smoked while meeting with local fishermen and families on Kanakanak Beach, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Dillingham, Alaska. Obama is on a historic three-day trip to Alaska aimed at showing solidarity with a state often overlooked by Washington, while using its glorious but changing landscape as an urgent call to action on climate change. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama visit reaches into Arctic

KOTZEBUE - President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's wake-up call on global warming.

by JOSH LEDERMAN

Medicaid developmental disability program reduces new users

Medicaid developmental disability program reduces new users An Alaska Medicaid program that funds care for developmentally-disabled adults may be reducing the number of people it enrolls each year by 75 percent.
BEN BOETTGER

Diamond View Estates to receive natural gas service

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a petition on Tuesday to establish a gas line in the Diamond View Estates community, just south of Homer. The neighborhood to this point has been primarily powered by oil and propane.
ELIZABETH EARL

Ninilchik gas line rupture repaired

The ENSTAR Natural Gas service line that was damaged in Ninilchik Tuesday has been repaired. According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch, the incident occurred at roughly 2:30 p.m.
Kelly Sullivan

Borough Assembly OKs $3M in bonds for CPH

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted on Tuesday to move forward with issuing more than $3 million in bonds to fund a Central Peninsula Hospital project.
ELIZABETH EARL

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