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An ad running against Sen. Mark Begich attacks him on his support for women - exactly where he proclaims his strength.
Alaskans call for ban on Russian seafood: The Alaska congressional delegation is calling for a U.S. ban on imports of Russian seafood as a global food fight that started with the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to grow.
Robert Hansen was a convicted serial killer who hunted down women in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.
Congratulations to the no campaign on their hard-fought victory. Fifty-two percent of Alaskans have chosen to keep Senate Bill 21 in place.
Earthjustice also sued to challenge the forest-wide Tongass Land Management Plan, which fails to preserve the old growth trees that provide crucial habitat to numerous species including the Sitka black-tailed deer and the Alexander Archipelago wolf, which is currently being considered for Endangered Species Act listing due in large part to the ... (more)
Alaskans agreed, but not by much, with Gov. Sean Parnell and not former Gov. Sarah Palin that oil companies needed to pay less taxes if they are to boost oil production.
In a recent commentary released to Alaska media about oil taxes, 11 female Alaska state legislators claimed their bona fides as champions of the "best interests" of Alaska children.
Alaska's medical marijuana laws create problems for cardholders seeking legal, safe access to medical marijuana, the Alaska Cannabis Club says.
The Parnell administration is saying more information is needed about the threat posed to Alaska by a huge Canadian mine, but officials didn't ask the Canadian government outright to review approvals by the pro-mining province of British Columbia.
A tug boat is seen pulling an Alyeska Pipeline barge through the port of Valdez in an oil response drill in Valdez, Alaska.
The results were still unofficial as Petroleum News went to print, but at 80,508 opposed and 73,628 in favor, ballot measure No.
Bringing their unique goods and services into play in the dynamics of a revitalizing Alaska economy is part of what makes the enduring commercial relationship between Alaska and Washington work.
Alaska wants to help residents take control of the maritime industry, and now there's a plan to prove it.
ALASKA OIL TAX CUTS UPDATE. Alaska Dispatch News reports, "With his landmark tax legislation expected to survive Tuesday night's vote, Gov. Sean Parnell says it's now time for the oil industry to increase its investment in oil field projects that create jobs for Alaskans.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 05:47 am
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