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 By BECKY BOHRER    News    September 8, 2022

EPA to decide next steps on Pebble Mine project by Dec. 2

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is extending until Dec. 2 the timeline to decide whether to proceed with proposed...


Palin urges Begich to drop House bid; Begich declines

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Alaska U.S. House candidate Sarah Palin called on fellow Republican Nick Begich to drop out of the race Monday, holding a...


CDC endorses updated COVID-19 vaccine boosters for this fall

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Thursday signed off on the approval from the agency’s independent vaccine adviser...

 By James Brooks    News    September 1, 2022

Peltola wins U.S. House race

Democrat Mary Peltola will become Alaska’s first congresswoman and the first Alaska Native in the... Full story

 By Yereth Rosen    News    September 1, 2022

NOAA office releases strategic science plan to support Alaska mariculture ambitions

Alaska has special opportunities for developing a thriving aquaculture industry, but also special challenges that stand in the way of such ambitions,... Full story


Dunleavy campaign: Marriage of ADN reporter, Juneau Assembly member a 'conflict'

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s reelection campaign is responding to a pending news story about improperly using official staff for campaign purposes by...

 By Max Graham    News    September 1, 2022

Colorado organization rescues six suspected Haines wolfdogs

Haines — While thousands danced and dined at the Southeast Alaska State Fair last month, Drew Robertson of Sedalia, Colorado was rescuing a half...


Biden to wipe out $10,000 in student loan debt for many borrowers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he will cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt for Pell Grant borrowers and up... Full story

 By Lisa Phu    News    August 25, 2022

How 26K+ votes left to be counted could impact the race to finish Don Young's term:

At least 26,400 votes are still left to be counted in the Aug. 16 election in Alaska. Democrat Mary Peltola currently leads the special general... Full story

 By Morgan Krakow    News    August 18, 2022

Tens of thousands of Alaskans will see reduced food stamp benefits starting in September

Tens of thousands of Alaskans will lose access to expanded food stamp benefits in September after the state ended its public health emergency in...

 By Larry Persily    News    August 18, 2022

State will not receive as much federal money for ferry system as expected

The state will receive about $36 million less in federal funding than expected for this year’s Alaska Marine Highway System operating budget,...

 By James Brooks    News    August 18, 2022

Permanent Fund lost money for first time since 2012

For the first time in a decade, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., source of more than half of Alaska’s general-purpose state revenue, posted negative... Full story

 By James Brooks    News    August 18, 2022

Democratic candidate Peltola leads U.S. House race early, but Palin may win in final count

Democratic candidate Mary Peltola left election day leading Alaska's special election for U.S.... Full story


Alaska voters will select new member of Congress on Tuesday

Alaska voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, August 16 to mark their ballots in a couple of...


Brown bear eating trash killed in Sitka

SITKA (AP) — A bear going through trash has been killed by authorities in Sitka, a community that experienced a record number of bear incidents...

 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Did a wild wolf breed with a domestic dog?

HAINES-Not every day does a wild wolf mate with a domestic dog. But a handful of local puppies born...

 By James Brooks    News    July 28, 2022

Almost 1 in 5 state jobs are vacant as hiring struggle gets worse

The top employees of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. are some of the highest-paid public workers in Alaska, but with wages rising across the country... Full story


ALPS Federal Credit Union and Tongass Federal Credit Union announce intent to merge

ALPS Federal Credit Union, with headquarters in Sitka, and Tongass Federal Credit Union, with...


Alaska to begin paying dividend, energy checks September 20

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska plans to begin distributing this year’s oil-wealth fund check and a special energy relief payment to...


Peak budworm infestation eats its way through Southeast forest

Look around Southeast and you will see a lot of evergreen trees that aren't so green.  Southeast...

 By Jess Field    News    July 14, 2022

Spring black bear popular with nonresidents

Hunting guide Logan Canton has been working all over the state since 2008, including conducting...

 By Carleigh Minor    News    July 7, 2022

Sealaska Heritage brings Southeast Native history online

Sealaska Heritage Institute has made available online for the public recordings of two important treasures in the preservation of traditional...

 By Lisa Phu    News    June 30, 2022

Right to abortion in Alaska remains protected, but advocates say it's fragile

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade today, ending the federal right to abortion and... Full story

 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022

House District 2 Candidate Questionnaire, Part 2

If elected, would you work to improve access to affordable child care? Kenny Skaflestad: This is a p...

 By James Brooks    News    June 30, 2022

Spending rises, but so does savings, in new Alaska state budget signed by Dunleavy

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has signed a $14.4 billion state budget, the sixth-largest in state history, after vetoing about $400 million from a proposa...


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