JUNEAU, Alaska | Lt. governor’s resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics

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JUNEAU, Alaska — Some supporters of Alaska Gov. Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Lt. governor’s resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Facebook adds Alaska’s Inupiaq as language option

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Britt’Nee Brower grew up in a largely Inupiat Eskimo town in Alaska’s far north, but English was the only language spoken at home. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Facebook adds Alaska’s Inupiaq as language option at STL.News.

JUNEAU, Alaska | US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

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JUNEAU, Alaska — Carol Hafner is on the Democratic primary ballot for an Alaska U.S. She doesn’t live in Alaska. Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Walrus surprise residents in remote Alaska village

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a remote Alaska village have been spotting Pacific walrus in unusual places. Hundreds of walrus were photographed last month on the Alaska Peninsula, the land mass that juts out toward the Aleutians.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Thousands of Pacific walruses again herd up on Alaska coast

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Thousands of Pacific walruses have again gathered on the northwest shore of Alaska as the Chukchi Sea approaches its annual sea ice minimum. 22 reported hearing walruses, said Andrea Medeiros, spokeswoman in Alaska for the U.S.

JUNEAU, Alaska | Tiny Alaska village experiences boom in polar bear tourism

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JUNEAU, Alaska — A tiny Alaska Native village has experienced a boom in tourism in recent years as polar bears spend more time on land than on diminishing Arctic sea ice. Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Tiny Alaska village experiences boom in polar bear tourism at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Troopers: Missing 10-year-old Alaska girl found dead

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 10-year-old girl has been found dead Friday, authorities said, more than a week after she was reported missing in a remote Inupiat Eskimo town on Alaska’s northwestern coast.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after ’64 quake

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane’s mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Dunleavy wins GOP nomination for governor in Alaska

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy won the Republican nomination for governor in Alaska, setting the stage for what’s expected to be a three-way fight for the office this fall.

JUNEAU, Alaska | Former US Sen. Mark Begich, running unopposed, wins Democratic primary for governor in Alaska

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JUNEAU, Alaska — Former US Sen. Mark Begich, running unopposed, wins Democratic primary for governor in Alaska. Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Former US Sen. Mark Begich, running unopposed, wins Democratic primary for governor in Alaska at STL.News.

JUNEAU, Alaska | Canadian investor backs away from Alaska mine project

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Canadian company that was courted as a potential partner in a proposed copper-and-gold mine near one of the world’s largest salmon fisheries in Alaska has backed away from the project.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska’s North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska’s North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest — an aftershock of the first. The epicenter was north of the Brook Range, the mountains that run west to east from northern Alaska to Yukon Territory. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska’s North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Grand jury indicts Alaska man tied to girl’s death

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska man physically took the cellphone away from a 10-year-old girl who was later found dead, and he lied to authorities when he said he found her phone on the ground, according to a federal grand jury indictment filed Thursday.

KAVIK RIVER CAMP, Alaska | Strongest-ever earthquake hits Alaska’s North Slope region

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KAVIK RIVER CAMP, AlaskaAlaska’s North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state’s seismologist said. Continue reading KAVIK RIVER CAMP, Alaska | Strongest-ever earthquake hits Alaska’s North Slope region at STL.News. At 6:58 a.m.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska governor’s race may hinge on oil-wealth checks

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The path to the governor’s office in Alaska this year may hinge on the oil check given to state residents. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska governor’s race may hinge on oil-wealth checks at STL.News.

JUNEAU, Alaska | Russian immigrant seeks Democratic nod for Alaska House seat

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JUNEAU, Alaska — At age 37, Dimitri Shein has already lived the American dream. After moving to Alaska in the early 1990s, he and his mom, who had married a man in Anchorage, wound up living in a shelter and on public assistance when the marriage soured.

ALASKA | Applications sought for Land and Water Conservation Fund grants in Alaska

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ALASKA– The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is accepting grant applications for development or enhancement of facilities related to public outdoor recreation. Continue reading ALASKA | Applications sought for Land and Water Conservation Fund grants in Alaska at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska |  Polish tourists killed in sightseeing plane crash in Alaska

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Searchers on Monday found four people dead in a sightseeing airplane carrying Polish tourists in Alaska’s Denali National Park — a day and a half after thick clouds hampered the response to distress calls.

JUNEAU, Alaska | Candidate for Alaska House has never been to the state

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JUNEAU, Alaska — Carol Hafner is on the Democratic primary ballot for an Alaska U.S. She doesn’t live in Alaska. Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Candidate for Alaska House has never been to the state at STL.News. General Alaska Alaska U.S.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US,

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ANCHORAGE, AlaskaAlaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US, at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska primary sets stage for three-way governor’s race

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska— The race for Alaska governor looks to be a three-man contest, though some are still seeking to pressure the Democratic challenger to bow out. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska primary sets stage for three-way governor’s race at STL.News.

JUNEAU, Alaska | Alaska elections director says state is ready for primary

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JUNEAU, AlaskaAlaska’s elections director said she’s confident the state has enough questioned ballot envelopes and that poll workers will be ready after some Alaskans had their voter registration addresses changed before Tuesday’s primary.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Bodies, wreckage will not be recovered in Alaska crash

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The National Park Service has ended attempts to recover bodies and wreckage of a small airplane that crashed on a near-vertical mountain within Alaska’s Denali National Park. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Bodies, wreckage will not be recovered in Alaska crash at STL.News.

Alaska News: Alaska Governor Walker Lowers Flags to Half-Staff for Memorial Day

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Anchorage, AK – Alaska Governor Bill Walker Friday ordered that U.S. and Alaska state flags be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 28th for Memorial Day. Continue reading Alaska News: Alaska Governor Walker Lowers Flags to Half-Staff for Memorial Day at STL.News.

Alaska News: Anchorage, Myles Gonangnan Sentenced For Role in Two Armed Coffee Stand Robberies, Shooting at Pursuing Police Officer

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Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Myles Gonangnan Sentenced For Role in Two Armed Coffee Stand Robberies, Shooting at Pursuing Police Officer at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Given a choice between giving birth on land or sea ice, Pacific walrus mothers most often choose ice. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Sarah Palin’s son, Track, accused of hitting woman in head

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former Alaska Gov. A female acquaintance said Palin blocked the doorway when she tried to leave his house in the city of Wasilla on Friday night, according to an affidavit written by Alaska State Trooper Jason Somerville.

JUNEAU, Alaska | Bear, cubs kill an Alaska worker at remote silver mine

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JUNEAU, Alaska— A female bear and her two cubs mauled and killed a young man working at a remote mine site on a southeast Alaska island with one of the highest bear densities in the state, authorities said Monday. Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Bear, cubs kill an Alaska worker at remote silver mine at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | 75 years later, ‘forgotten’ WWII battle haunts soldiers

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only World War II battle fought on North American soil was waged 75 years ago this month on Attu Island in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | 75 years later, ‘forgotten’ WWII battle haunts soldiers at STL.News.

JUNEAU, Alaska | Alaska governor declares emergency for native languages

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JUNEAU, Alaska — Gov. Bill Walker has declared an emergency for Alaska Native languages, aiming to promote and preserve all 20 recognized indigenous languages in the state. It also directs the state to use traditional Alaska Native place names on public signs. The order instructs state commissioners to designate a tribal liaison tasked with producing a plan to boost collaboration with Alaska Native partners.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  | Alaska dive fishermen plead for relief from sea otters

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Northern sea otters, once hunted to the brink of extinction along Alaska’s Panhandle, have made a spectacular comeback by gobbling some of the state’s finest seafood — and fishermen are not happy about the competition.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Soldiers recall carnage of Alaska WWII battle 75 years later

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — William Roy Dover’s memory of the World War II battle is as sharp as it was 75 years ago, even though it’s been long forgotten by most everyone else. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Soldiers recall carnage of Alaska WWII battle 75 years later at STL.News.

JUNEAU, Alaska  | Alaska jury convicts ex-Arizona lawmaker in shooting death

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JUNEAU, Alaska — An Alaska jury has convicted a former Arizona lawmaker of first-degree murder in the death of a man on a hunting and fishing trip. Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Alaska jury convicts ex-Arizona lawmaker in shooting death at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska’s Iditarod race gains new sponsor after others leave

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Organizers of Alaska’s 1,000-mile Iditarod say an Anchorage business has become a sponsor of the famed sled dog race. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska’s Iditarod race gains new sponsor after others leave at STL.News. Business Alaska anchorage business anchorage distillery dog doping scandal financial hardships iditarod race gains leave anchorage major sponsors running sponsorship TodayNews

U.S.-CHINA TALKS COOL TRADE TENSIONS, ALASKA DELEGATION SHOWCASES NEW OPPORTUNITIES

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China talks cool trade tensions, Alaska delegation showcases new opportunities. Alaska trade mission arrives in China on day of agreement to increase U.S. CHINA TALKS COOL TRADE TENSIONS, ALASKA DELEGATION SHOWCASES NEW OPPORTUNITIES at STL.News.

Alaska man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting

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MIAMI — An Alaska man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded, a federal judge ordered Friday. Continue reading Alaska man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl’s slaying

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska man was charged Monday in the death of a 10-year-old girl whose remains were found more than a week after she was reported missing. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Alaska man charged with murder in 10-year-old girl’s slaying at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | 3 hackers get light sentences after working with the FBI

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Three young computer hackers whose “botnet” known as Mirai virtually paralyzed chunks of the internet two years ago have received light sentences after helping the FBI with cybercrime and cybersecurity.

ALASKA | DEC LIFTS ADVISORY FOR KNUDSON COVE AND CONTINUES WATCH FOR EXCEEDANCES IN KETCHIKAN

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Continue reading ALASKA | DEC LIFTS ADVISORY FOR KNUDSON COVE AND CONTINUES WATCH FOR EXCEEDANCES IN KETCHIKAN at STL.News.

Alaska News: Legislature Sends Bill Strengthening Ethics Rules, Limiting Per Diem to Governor’s Desk

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JUNEAU, AK – The Alaska Legislature on Friday evening finalized legislation that strengthens conflict of interest rules and makes it so lawmakers will not receive per diem after 121 days in legislative session unless an operating budget has passed.

UTQIAGVIK, Alaska | 2 men die in whaling accident in Alaska, local media say

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UTQIAGVIK, Alaska — Local media reports that a whaling captain and a crew member from Utqiagvik died as they towed a whale back from a hunt. The Alaska Daily News says the names of those killed Sunday had not been released as of Monday. Continue reading UTQIAGVIK, Alaska | 2 men die in whaling accident in Alaska, local media say at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | he Latest: Galvin wins Alaska Democratic nod for US House

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on Alaska’s primary election (all times local): 10:39 p.m. Mike Dunleavy has won the Republican nomination for governor in Alaska. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | he Latest: Galvin wins Alaska Democratic nod for US House at STL.News.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Dunleavy leading in GOP in Alaska governor’s race

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy was leading in early returns Tuesday in the Republican primary race for governor in Alaska. Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Dunleavy leading in GOP in Alaska governor’s race at STL.News.