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Alaska Public Media News 11h
Papua New Guinea-based Oil Search today announced it received a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers for its Pikka development, planned west of Prudhoe Bay. (by )
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Alaska Public Media News 14h
Under a new pilot program, several Anchorage elementary schools will have longer lunch and recess next fall (by )
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Alaska Public Media News 18h
People in Akiak woke up on Monday to find their smokehouses in the river. Massive erosion along the riverbank had eaten those structures earlier that morning. (via )
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Liz Ruskin 23h
Rep. Betty McCollum says she’s just trying to hold Republicans to what they said when they put ANWR drilling in the tax bill. via
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Alaska Public Media News May 22
A new bill introduced in the Alaska House of Representatives would provide Alaskans with a roughly $3,000 permanent fund dividend this year, but it would reduce dividends in future years. (via )
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Elizabeth Harball May 22
Alaska state agencies are at odds over a new law to address ‘orphan’ oil wells:
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Alaska Public Media News May 22
The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report for a fatal May 13 mid-air collision of two flightseeing planes in Southeast Alaska. No probable cause for the crash has been determined. (via )
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Alaska Public Media News May 22
William Resinger of Palmer, 75, was one of two passengers aboard a Cessna 185 Skywagon that went down over Cascade Bay about 20 miles southwest of Valdez on Tuesday. (via )
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Alaska Public Media News May 22
With more than 100 pages, Anchorage's newly adopted Climate Action Plan sets ambitious goals, like reducing the city's carbon emissions by 80 percent within about 30 years. (by )
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Alaska Public Media News May 22
A new report from revealed that 1 in 3 Alaska villages has no consistent local police. spoke with ADN's who, in collaboration with , is working on a year-long project focusing on rural AK law enforcement.
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Liz Ruskin May 22
New icebreaker won’t have much time for the Arctic, says Coast Guard boss via
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Alaska Public Media News May 21
Victims have been identified in Monday's fatal floatplane crash near Metlakatla. NTSB officials say the plane flipped on impact and quickly submerged. (by Leila Kheiry + )
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Alaska Public Media News May 21
Yakutat officials say state agencies have so far kept the community in the dark over the extent of the community’s PFAS contamination. (via )
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Alaska Public Media News May 21
Lawyers for the Alaska Legislature and the Dunleavy administration offer differing views on whether a law enacted last year will fund schools next year. A House hearing on Monday may have offered a preview of a legal battle (via )
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Alaska Public Media News May 21
Alaska-based fighter jets intercepted half a dozen Russian military aircraft Monday. According to NORAD, there were two separate incidents in the international airspace near Alaska, neither of which violated U.S. air sovereignty. (by )
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Alaska Public Media News May 20
Two people are dead after a DeHavilland Beaver operated by Taquan Air went down near Metlakatla about 4 p.m. Monday. (Via )
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Alaska Public Media News May 20
From Texas to Colorado to Scotland, ANWR drilling opponents take their case to CEOs (by )
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Alaska Public Media News May 20
On the edge of bear viewing season, a first-of-its-kind study finds that the industry brings in millions of dollars to Southcentral Alaska’s economy. (via )
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Wesley Early May 20
Last week's 49 Voices -- courtesy of -- highlighted Bethel drummer Maurice Nanalook. He spoke about how he makes drums out of walrus and beluga stomach, a callback to "the tradition of how they used to make them back then."
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Alaska Public Media News May 20
House and Senate lawmakers agreed to appropriate about $46 million to the Alaska Marine Highway System. That’s about $40 million less than the year before. (via )
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