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ANCHORAGE - After two full days of public testimony, the Board of Fisheries is heard from the bulk of the 234 people signed up to testify on Upper Cook Inlet fisheries issues.

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 8:47pm

Anchorage — On its first day of convening to meet and discuss Upper Cook Inlet fisheries, the Alaska Board of Fisheries heard a research wrap-up from Alaska Department of Fish and Game employees and a private contractor, studying the area’s complex mixed-stock fisheries. The board, which meets e...

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:00pm

The Kenai Peninsula Board of Education will meet today to discuss a projected budget shortfall of more than $4.5 million for the 2014-15 school year. Previously, administrators had projected a difference between revenues and expenditures of about $3.

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 8:46pm

JUNEAU - Giant pacific octopi hide beneath rocks, reaching out tentacles to explore a diver. Schools of spawning salmon swim upstream. Prowfish surround the wreck of the Princess Sophia.

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 8:46pm

Shell's investment in its Arctic Alaska offshore exploration is approaching $6 billion after eight years. For all that, the company has two test wells partly drilled in 2012, one in the Chukchi Sea and one in the Beaufort Sea.

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 8:45pm

By SCOTT SMITH MENDOTA, Calif. - Amid California's driest year on record, the nation's leading agricultural region is locked in drought and bracing for unemployment to soar, sending farm workers to food lines in a place famous for its abundance.

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 8:03pm

ANCHORAGE - The Army is flying a new bird over south central Alaska - and the pilots sit in the back of a Humvee. Paratroopers with the 425 Brigade Special Troops Battalion on Thursday trained with a RQ7 Shadow unmanned aircraft system.

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 7:59pm

On a recent day at the Sterling Senior Citizens Center three rows of tables were set up with people sitting on each side. With their projects and tools placed in front of them, their eyes and hands concentrated on detailed work.

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 7:59pm

With near-spring like conditions rapidly reducing snow cover on the Kenai Peninsula, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will close to snowmachine use.

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 8:00pm

JUNEAU - Nearly 840 students who graduated from Alaska public high schools last year received $3 million in state-sponsored merit scholarships, a newly released report shows.

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 7:59pm


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