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In a rare upset, most Senate Republicans voted against one of their own to smoke out a measure that would have outlawed the use of marijuana concentrates in the state. Fairbanks Republican Sen.

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 12:03am

Today's the deadline for procrastinators who haven't yet signed up for the 2015 Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend. The payout each fall is based on a five-year average of the fund's statutory net income.

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 12:02am

British Columbia has given environmental approval to the first new transboundary mine green-lighted since the Mount Polley tailings dam collapse.

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 12:02am

ANCHORAGE - The federal estimate of the number of beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction.

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 12:01am

NEW YORK - "Wild thing! You make everything groovy." That half-century-old rock classic from The Troggs might serve as the theme song of Animal Planet.

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 12:00am

ANCHORAGE - A hundred wood bison that will be the foundation for the first wild herd on U.S. soil in more than a century have been safely delivered to a rural Alaska village, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:02am

JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee plans public testimony this week as it crafts its version of the state operating budget. The goal is for the full Senate to vote on a spending bill Friday.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:01am

ANCHORAGE - Federal aviation authorities are investigating claims by Eagle River residents that a drone equipped with a helicopter has followed children and hovered near homes.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:01am

FAIRBANKS - Sixteen Army Black Hawk helicopters have returned to Alaska and are ready to help with civilian medical emergencies after spending nine months in Afghanistan.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:01am

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage wife and husband have pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges after investigators alleged they ran a prostitution ring across Alaska.

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:01am


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