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WASHINGTON — A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama’s multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of Democrats rejected policy changes Republicans are demanding as their price for approving any money. The develop...

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 9:46pm

Steven Mapes used to smoke three packs of cigarettes a day. But, he hasn't had one since he switched to vaporized nicotine about a year ago.

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 9:46pm

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The state of Alaska is agreeing to share the preliminary costs to explore a water-system expansion in North Pole, where a refinery spill decades ago continues to contaminate groundwater.

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 9:46pm

The Bristol Bay sockeye run continues to exceed expectations. Prior to the season, the Alaska Department Fish and Game forecast was for a sockeye run of 26.6 million fish. A run of that size would have allowed a commercial harvest of 17.

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:43pm

Monet Barbee talks to Joe Henn who is filleting her first fish of the season. The two came from Wasilla and caught four Red salmon on opening day, Thursday, on the Kenai Beach. The season opener was met with heavy rains and wind, but didn't deter handfuls of dip-netters....

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:46pm

After strong years of expansion, rehabilitation and construction projects the Soldotna is planning to devise a new list of improvements for its airport.

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:43pm

An Anchorage-based attorney sent a letter dated June 27 on behalf of his Kalifornsky Beach Road area client threatening a lawsuit if the Kenai Peninsula Borough doesn't take action to mitigate floodwaters.

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:43pm

Lanell Adams misses her best friend. She misses making funny faces with her two nieces when they talked via Skype and would do anything to see their smiling faces again.

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:43pm

JUNEAU - The state of Alaska has requested mediation over what it considers a failure by the vendor Xerox Corp. to address problems with Alaska's new Medicaid payment system. Gov.

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:42pm

ANCHORAGE (AP) — An Alaska state House-Senate committee has approved a $500,000 budget for new furniture at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office that is being remodeled, but lawmakers themselves will make do with old furniture from storage and state surplus when they move in next year. The...

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:42pm


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