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Congressional candidates debate Alaska issues at chamber forum

With just over a month to go before the primary election, two Alaskan U.S. Congressional candidates, Republican Thomas “John” Nelson and Democrat Dimitri Shein, debated… Continue reading

 

Alaska cities, boroughs see more cash from Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior will send more than $32.3 million to local governments across Alaska as part of this year’s Payment in Lieu of… Continue reading

 

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski speaks at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce’s weekly luncheon at the Moose Lodge on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

Alaska cities, boroughs see more cash from Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior will send more than $32.3 million to local governments across Alaska as part of this year’s Payment in Lieu of… Continue reading

 

Don Young optimistic about resource economy

Alaska’s 45-year veteran of the U.S. House, Rep. Don Young, is optimistic about the future of the state’s economy with expanded natural resource extraction. “We’ve… Continue reading

Senators look back on productive year

Editor's note: This article has been corrected to show that the land exchange between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Cook Inlet Region, Inc.… Continue reading

2 challenge Young for House seat

Two candidates have thrown their hats into the ring so far to claim the U.S. House of Representatives seat from Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska). Young,… Continue reading

Congress appropriates $200M for fisheries disasters

Commercial fishermen across the Gulf of Alaska might finally receive some checks from the federal government after the pink salmon disaster in 2016. The most… Continue reading

Kenai makes small steps on bluff erosion project

Which moves faster: the geological process of bluff erosion, or the bureaucratic process of project funding? According to a 2007 Army Corps of Engineers report,… Continue reading

Meet and greet? Peninsula residents seek town hall forums with congressional delegation

Editor's note: This story has been changed to remove a group inaccurately named as the organizer of an Anchorage town hall meeting.  When Alaska’s congressional delegates visited… Continue reading