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JUNEAU - In 2010, the state adopted an energy policy that, among other things, set a goal of having 50 percent Alaska's electric generation come from renewable and alternative energy sources by 2025.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 10:57pm

JUNEAU (AP) - Opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow public money to be used for private and religious schools rallied in front of the state Capitol Monday. The "Save Our Schools" rally was focused on public education.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 10:57pm

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Gov. Sean Parnell said critics of his administration's actions in a North Pole oil refinery's impending closure don't see behind-the-scenes work that could keep the refinery operating.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 10:57pm

Local representatives listened to central Kenai Peninsula residents' concerns and comments about various state and peninsula issues at a town hall meeting Saturday. About one dozen people stopped by the meeting at the George A.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 9:55pm

Fittingly, the bill introduced Friday that would prohibit the University of Alaska Board of Regents from banning concealed weapons on campus actually is the result of campus discussions. Intern Hans Rodvik approached Sen.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 9:55pm

FAIRBANKS (AP) - A North Pole legislator wants money to see whether a railroad extension to far northern Alaska is feasible, but his colleagues dismissed the idea as welfare for university projects. Rep.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 9:55pm

JUNEAU - Mining is good for Alaska's economy, but while the state's six producing mines are holding up well, and some even expanding, a sharp 38 percent drop in exploration spending last year is having ripple effects.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 9:55pm

Mountain View Elementary School teachers spent a little extra time with students on Wednesday by riding the bus routes with the kids. Assistant Principal Karl Kircher has lead a year-long effort to encourage bus safety and good bus behavior.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 4:22pm

If the Upper Cook Inlet sockeye salmon forecast of 6.1 million fish is accurate, the projected harvest should be about 600,000 more fish than the 20-year-average for the area. With 4.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 5:15pm

Low interest rates, helpful banks and a variety of tools for entrepreneurs are helping foster new business on the Kenai Peninsula.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 5:15pm


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