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JUNEAU - BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early next year.

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:45pm

JUNEAU (AP) - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan said he doesn't support raising the federal minimum wage but backs a state initiative to raise Alaska's minimum wage.

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:45pm

Facial hair of different colors and lengths - some real, some store-bought and others homemade - adorned the faces of staff and clients alike Friday afternoon at Birchwood Center in Soldotna.

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:10pm

Alaska State Troopers located an out-of-state man who got lost on a hiking trip near Skilak Lake on Sept. 11. Josh Blackmore, 43, of Midland Mich.

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:10pm

FAIRBANKS - The Yukon River is having strong runs of silver and chum salmon this fall, giving a boost to fishermen after another tepid summer for king salmon. Sonar counts on the Lower Yukon at Pilot Station had tallied 233,000 silver salmon by Sept.

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:10pm

KETCHIKAN — Ketchikan could see significant economic benefits — both in terms of new jobs and money spent in the community — if either the state or private companies choose the Ketchikan Shipyard for large-scale shipbuilding projects, according to a recent report. The report, released by the K...

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:10pm

FAIRBANKS - The workers on the Denali National Park and Preserve road crews spend their time navigating a narrow path between two imposing bodies.

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:10pm

The Kenai Police Department has charged two more men for paying for sex at a Kenai massage business, bringing the total number of alleged "Johns" to seven. Jordan C. Fischer, 31, of Kenai and Daniel E.

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 8:34pm

Even as political relations between the United States and Russia devolve, scientists, activists, conservationists and fishermen between the two countries push for further protections of the two country's shared resources - including Pacific salmon.

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 8:35pm

Musty warmth carries the sour odor of fresh manure inside Sackett Family Farms Organic Produce second greenhouse. The sharp smell is distracting.

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 8:34pm


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