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Walker administration appoints climate adviser, promises new policy “soon”

Walker administration appoints climate adviser, promises new policy “soon” Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott file for

After mining exec weighs in, Juneau Assembly holds off on boundary mine resolution

After mining exec weighs in, Juneau Assembly holds off on boundary mine resolution NASA satellite imagery shows Southeast Alaska in

Critical drugs in short supply for AFD and hospitals

Critical drugs in short supply for AFD and hospitals Anchorage Fire Department EMS battalion chief’s vehicle (Photo by Wesley Early,

Succeeding after prison

Succeeding after prison Goose Creek Prison. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage. Almost everyone who goes to prison will

What can Kodiak teach the world about renewable energy? A lot.

What can Kodiak teach the world about renewable energy? A lot. Kodiak generates about 20 percent of its electricity from

Walker to add crime bill to October special session

Walker to add crime bill to October special session Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth speaks to reporters at a press

Freeride ski and snowboard competition not returning to Haines in 2018

Freeride ski and snowboard competition not returning to Haines in 2018 Snowboarder Flo Orley competing in Haines in 2015. (Photographer:

For third year in a row, Alaska seabirds wash up dead

For third year in a row, Alaska seabirds wash up dead A Northern fulmar found dead along the coast this

National labs to field test microgrid tech in Cordova

National labs to field test microgrid tech in Cordova Panelists spoke about microgrid innovation in Alaska at a U.S. Senate

Lawmaker seeks audit of village public safety officers

Lawmaker seeks audit of village public safety officers YK Delta VPSOs spoke with DPS officials about the process of arming

Dog training provides prisoners lessons that people can’t

Dog training provides prisoners lessons that people can’t Alan Newby (l) and Jonathan Norton (r) play with their new dogs

Can an Anchorage start-up lure renewable energy investors to rural Alaska?

Can an Anchorage start-up lure renewable energy investors to rural Alaska? Patrick Boonstra of Intelligent Energy Systems, and Kwigillingok wind

Skagway Assembly formally voices support for police chief following loss of state certification

Skagway Assembly formally voices support for police chief following loss of state certification The old Skagway Police Department. (Emily Files)

The status of Vietnam vets in Alaska

The status of Vietnam vets in Alaska 60,000 Americans died in the Vietnam war. Thousands more died in the following

New EPA vetting adds uncertainty for Alaska grants worth millions

New EPA vetting adds uncertainty for Alaska grants worth millions EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt (EPA) The Washington Post reported this

Uncle names girls killed in Butte fire, says trailer needed repairs

Uncle names girls killed in Butte fire, says trailer needed repairs The uncle of five girls who died in a

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Sep. 8, 2017

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Sep. 8, 2017 Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s

NOAA Fisheries hosts first citizen beluga count this weekend

NOAA Fisheries hosts first citizen beluga count this weekend On Saturday, NOAA Fisheries Alaska is organizing its first ever citizen

Rep. Young apologizes for ‘offending words’ on House floor

Rep. Young apologizes for ‘offending words’ on House floor (Image: c-span.org) Alaska Congressman Don Young reverted to form Thursday night. He

Sheldon Fisher appointed Alaska revenue commissioner

Sheldon Fisher appointed Alaska revenue commissioner Alaska Gov. Bill Walker appointed Sheldon Fisher to commissioner of the Department of Revenue.

Alaskan says he’ll build consensus in Interior post

Alaskan says he’ll build consensus in Interior post Joe Balash is nominated to be an assistant secretary of the Interior

Five kids dead in Butte trailer home fire

Five kids dead in Butte trailer home fire Five children died in a fire that gutted a trailer home in

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