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Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:13pm

FAIRBANKS (AP) - The bill to restructure the Alaska Permanent Fund to help pay for government could be too optimistic about the market, the head of the corporation that manages the fund told the News-Miner editorial board Tuesday.

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:13pm

ANCHORAGE — A national environmental group on Wednesday asked federal fisheries officials to block an oil company’s plans for offshore hydraulic fracturing underneath Alaska’s Cook Inlet because of the threat to the inlet’s population of endangered beluga whales. The Center for Biological Di...

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:12pm

An angler visiting from Florida got lucky in Cook Inlet and hauled in a 341-pound halibut last week, one of the biggest reported in the state so far in 2016.

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 6:55pm

The early run of sockeye salmon to the Russian River is much smaller than it was this time last year, with fewer than 1,100 fish moving through the weir each day.

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 6:55pm

Fishermen flocked to the mouth of the Kasilof River Wednesday morning for the opening of the personal use gillnet fishery. Rows upon rows of camping tents lined the southern beach of the Kasilof River mouth Wednesday.

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 7:54pm

SEATTLE - Washington and Oregon environmental regulators said Tuesday that regional coordination and planning exercises such as drills aided in their response to the fiery train derailment along the Columbia River earlier this month.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:40pm

Wearing a pump-powered backpack sprayer, long yellow gloves and protective goggles, Jen Peura looked more like she was out hunting ghosts than killing flowers.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:12pm

Almost one week before her case was set to go to trial, a downtown Juneau shopkeeper admitted to her role in a Native art scam that authorities brought to light in Southeast Alaska in March.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:12pm

Workers from the State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities are gearing up for another project on the Kenai Spur Highway as soon as its current work on a culvert is finished.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:11pm


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