August 2015

High court won't block expansion

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Supreme Court has refused to temporarily block the state of Alaska from expanding Medicaid. It's a victory for Gov. Bill Walker,... Read more

Police & Fire for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

Alarm • At 1:15 a.m. Monday, investigation continues into the vandalism and burglary of a business in the downtown area on Whittier Street. Assault •... Read more

Injunction against federal water rule may expand

BISMARCK, N.D. - A federal judge in North Dakota is allowing arguments over the scope of his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule that... Read more

Around town for Tuesday, Sept. 1

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts... Read more

My Turn: The changing Arctic presents opportunity to thrive, if we act now

The U.S. has been an Arctic nation since it purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867, yet no sitting President has ever ventured to the Alaskan... Read more

My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

On Sunday during the opening of the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic (GLACIER), I had the opportunity to meet some extraordinary young Alaskans... Read more


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