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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Friday that residents of an isolated Aleutian community should "get over" their pursuit of a road that would provide access to lifesaving healthcare, according to a state lawmaker.
OPINION: How can voters weigh competing claims about the initiative to change Alaska's minimum wage that will appear on the November ballot? They can listen and ask questions of two experts who will share different perspectives.
The name Alaska derives from a native Aleut word meaning "great land" and the State is indeed a great and unusual place.
"River of Light," a recent addition to the University of Alaska Press' Alaska Literary Series, takes readers down the Copper River in the company of masters.
A 647-mile section of the Alaska-Canada border runs on a straight line from Mount St. Elias to the Beaufort Sea, following the 141st meridian.
Because Central Peninsula Hospital won't enter a transfer agreement with the Surgery Center of Kenai, it cannot perform procedures on Medicare and Medicaid patients, the Peninsula Clarion reported .
Behind her the valley stretches wide and far, and out in the distance two eagles float across the sky.
A group of Siberian Yupik hunters made the journey from Russia to St. Lawrence Island in two open skiffs Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is hurting, and what it needs to get better is for Alaskans to pay more for their mortgages.
Peonies are a growing business in Alaska. Ample sunlight and moisture make for good growing conditions, and more farmers are looking at the flowers as a profit-maker.
In this photo taken on Friday, July 18, 2014, Jennifer Robinette takes Henry the reindeer out for his morning rounds at the Experiment Farm on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.
The new series "Manhattan" recalls the World War II effort to build the first atomic bombs in Los Alamos, NM.
Yes, it's about salmon fishing on a scenic river in Alaska. But no one here is hooking a prize fish in the remote wilderness.
Republican Lisa Murkowski , the senior U.S. senator from Alaska, has largely remained tight-lipped about this year's race for the state's other Senate seat, currently held by Democratic Sen. Mark Begich .
Mother Nature rattled Northern Southeast this morning with and magnitude 5.9 earthquake and several dozen aftershocks.
Anyone who has ever opted for large type and oversized margins on the printed page should take note of the Alaska Supreme Court decision in the case of Silver Bow Construction v.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 07:44 am
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