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New EPA chief steps into Alaska mine controversy

DILLINGHAM - President Barack Obama's top environmental official was visibly moved as people in this fishing town told her the giant Pebble Mine would kill... Read more

Congress pushes EPA on giant Alaska mine

WASHINGTON - Republicans in Congress hope to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from blocking the gigantic Pebble open pit mine in Alaska, proposed for one... Read more

Young prepares to run for 21st term with little apparent opposition

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Republican Congressman Don Young is preparing to run for his 21st two-year term and the Democrats still don't have a recognizable challenger... Read more

Alaska Rep. Don Young, college professor continue to trade jabs

ANCHORAGE - The feud between Alaska Congressman Don Young and prominent historian Douglas Brinkley that started at a House committee hearing last Friday has continued,... Read more

Anchorage to host meeting of Energy Council; group's February meeting a big draw for lawmakers

ANCHORAGE - The Energy Council, a group whose Washington, D.C., gatherings shut down Alaska's legislative sessions every February because so many lawmakers attend, is bringing... Read more

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