Agencies train for hazardous material response

Aug 22nd 1:46 pm By By Jim Paulin

Unalaska drill conducted to help different agencies foster better working relationships


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Russian ban on food imports affects Alaska

August 22nd 1:03 pm

Seafood is by far Alaska's top export and as it heads overseas, global politics play a big role in making sales sink or swim.

Draft Arctic drilling requirements sent for interagency review

August 22nd 1:00 pm

The U.S. Department of the Interior issued a draft of the country's first minimum standards for oil and gas activity in the Arctic waters off Alaska's shores this week, but interagency review of the process may still take months, Washington reporters write.

An archaeologist's field guide to coffee cans

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The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day of working the tailings pile.

Opinion: Vote No on Ballot Measure 1

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Dall sheep population plummets, hunt canceled

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The population of Dall sheep in the Northwest Arctic has declined by more than half in the past three years, prompting state and federal agencies to halt the annual hunt.

Man pleads to reduced charges in moose kill

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Paul Kropoff sentenced to week in jail, $6,000 in fines, and no hunting privileges for five years

Opinion: Near-zero oil tax will damage state economy

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It's interesting how $12 million in oil company ads don't mention what you need to know.

EPA holds another hearing in Dillingham on Pebble

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Agency continues to move toward finalizing preemptive restrictions against the development of mine

18th-century sailor honored in Sand Point

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Bronze plaque erected in memory of Russian who explored region, died in 1741

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