Alaska governor removes French as oil, gas commission chair

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has fired the chair of a state commission tasked with overseeing oil and gas drilling in Alaska, saying Hollis French was neglectful in his d
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Alaska ski areas would get to serve booze, bill proposes

A bill pending before the Alaska Legislature would allow the state's ski areas to serve alcohol
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Alaska ferry system halts fall sales amid uncertain future

The Alaska state ferry system has stopped selling tickets past September amid uncertainty over its future
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Tribe calls for changes in management of Sitka herring

Alaska Natives concerned with overharvest of herring in waters off Sitka have taken their concerns to state court and the street
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Alaska senator says she's likely to back Trump disapproval

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she is likely to support a resolution of disapproval over President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure m
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Senator calls budget plan perfect tool for engaging Alaskans

A Republican state senator says Gov. Mike Dunleavy's budget proposal is the perfect tool for asking Alaskans if they want a budget that goes to extremes or if t
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Sullivan: 90-day comment period for mine review inadequate

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan says a 90-day comment period is inadequate for a draft environmental review of a large copper-and-gold mine near the headwaters of a majo
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3 people seriously injured in 5-car Juneau wrong-way crash

Three people were seriously hurt and four vehicles demolished in a five-car wrong-way crash on the highway between downtown Juneau and the Mendenhall Valley
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Officials concerned budget cuts will take away Ocean Rangers

The state official overseeing Alaska's cruise ship monitoring program is concerned about losing independent environmental inspectors on cruise ships
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Alaska cannabis industry cites uncertainty with new governor

Recent actions taken by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy have some in the legal cannabis industry confused about his intentions
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Corps releases draft review of Alaska Pebble Mine project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft report detailing potential impacts of developing a large copper-and-gold mine near the headwaters of a maj
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Ex-Arizona lawmaker to be sentenced in June in Alaska murder

Sentencing has again been delayed for a former Arizona state legislator who last year was convicted of murder in the death of a man in Alaska
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Evers wants to decriminalize marijuana, legalize medical use

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says his budget will include proposals to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use and legalize medical
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Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border

Alaska is about 3,000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state's new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska Na
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Alaska House ends month-long standoff, elects speaker

The Alaska House has elected independent Rep. Bryce Edgmon as speaker, ending a month-long standoff that had paralyzed the chamber
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Some Alaska lawmakers say new ethics rules are too limiting

Some Alaska legislators say a new ethics law aimed at addressing conflicts of interest goes too far, limiting interactions with constituents and their ability t
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Private search continues for 3 aboard missing Alaska plane

The owners of an air ambulance that went missing in Alaska say they're working with a helicopter company and others to search for the remains of the three peopl
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Forest Service reschedules meeting on Alaska timber sales

The U.S. Forest Service has rescheduled a public meeting about planned timber sales in southeast Alaska
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Alaska House speaker vote fails amid ongoing talks

A vote for permanent speaker of the Alaska House failed amid ongoing efforts to organize the chamber
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Wisconsin lawmakers claim nearly $800,000 in expenses

Wisconsin state lawmakers claimed nearly $800,000 in daily expense reimbursements last year, including $11,600 from a senator who lives right across the street
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Alaska governor's candidate screening process under scrutiny

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy's process for screening candidates for government work is under scrutiny after three people picked for prominent positions quit or dec
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Otter hunting makes earrings for Aleut artist

Otter hunting makes earrings for Aleut artist
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Tentative dates set for US senator speeches in Alaska

Tentative dates have been set for Alaska's two U.S. senators to address Alaska state lawmakers
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Search for missing Alaska plane ends; bodies sought

An air ambulance with three people aboard that vanished in Alaska was presumed to have crashed and the owners said Thursday that they will look for the bodies o
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