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A bill creating a low-interest loan program for homeowners wanting to improve or replace their home heating systems is making its way through the Alaska House of Representatives. Sponsored by Rep.

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 9:22pm

The 79-year-old man stood with his back to the lane, his white leather shoes together at the heals and splayed at the toes, his legs straight and shoulders slumped into the ball cradled in his hands. He was looking at something on the floor.

Sat, 02/23/2013 - 8:30pm

Access to locally caught seafood boosts the food security of low-income Kenai Peninsula households, according to a recent University of Alaska Fairbanks study. The study, by Philip A Loring, Ph.D.

Sat, 02/23/2013 - 8:29pm

JUNEAU - The Senate Resources Committee on Friday unveiled a rewrite Gov. Sean Parnell's oil tax overhaul.

Sat, 02/23/2013 - 8:31pm

ANCHORAGE (AP) - A 36-year-old Girdwood man has pleaded guilty to causing a 2009 Seward Highway wreck that killed two teenagers. Benjamin Cosper pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of negligent homicide and a count of third-degree assault.

Sat, 02/23/2013 - 8:29pm

JUNEAU - One of the framers of Alaska's constitution spoke in opposition Friday to a constitutional amendment that would allow public funds to be appropriated to private educational institutions.

Sat, 02/23/2013 - 8:29pm

During the annual Key Coalition rally, more than 20 people gathered to advocate for better disability services Thursday outside of the legislative information office in Kenai. Hope Community Resources staff, volunteers, people with disabilities and their families lined the sidewalk asking for a numb...

Fri, 02/22/2013 - 9:01am

A Soldotna resident died Thursday on the Kenai Spur Highway when her car slid into oncoming traffic, according to an Alaska State Troopers. Shelby Gillins, 21, was driving northbound at about 7:53 a.m.

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 9:11pm

In an effort to reduce the stress for Kenai residents and the mess that comes with the dipnet fishery season, the City of Kenai will ban public parking or camping on Old Cannery Road and move forward with an alternative for managing the fishery’s waste next year, Kenai City Council voted Wednesday...

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 9:11pm

ANCHORAGE — A new management plan for the vast National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska splits the Indiana-size area roughly in half between conservation areas and land available for petroleum development, and allows pipelines carrying oil or gas to be constructed through the federal reserve. Interior Se...

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 9:11pm


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