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4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Anchorage, Alaska

An earthquake hit near Anchorage, Alaska, on the night of Oct. 14, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-10-15 13:31:22

Alaska Native Female Police Officer Sues Police Department Where She is Employed

SITKA, Alaska— Mary Ferguson, 32, an Alaska Native police officer has filed a lawsuit against her employer, the Sitka Police Department, where she is the only female sworn officer on the police force. The lawsuit filed on Friday, October 12, 2018 alleges she was treated differently because of her ge

NATIVENEWSONLINE.NET - 2018-10-15 04:42:11

4.5 quake rattles Southcentral Alaska

A 4.5 earthquake shook much of Southcentral Alaska on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (Credit: Courtesy USGS)

KTVA - 2018-10-15 06:37:00

New Alaska ferry launches at Ketchikan Shipyard

The remainder of work on the Hubbard consists of interior outfitting and finishing. That includes installing light fixtures, sinks, toilets, interior walls and flooring, Vigor Dockmaster Greg Howe said.

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-10-15 13:54:55

In Interior Alaska, reinvestment in coal power runs counter to national trend

But in the Interior of Alaska, that picture looks different. Last year, almost 40 percent of the Interior’s electrical generation came from coal, according to a 2018 report by the McDowell Group, and the area is home to the only coal power plant built in the United States since 2015. So why has coal

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-10-15 18:05:00

Proposed Alaska rules tighten water-contamination cleanup

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Proposed rules in Alaska would restrict the cleanup of water contamination.The Fairbanks Daily News-MinerreportsAlaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation looks to tighten the standards for per- and polyfluoralkyl chemical pollution in a set of regulation changes up f

KTOO.ORG - 2018-10-15 18:48:29

Letter: Galvin would serve Alaska well

As a Kotzebue resident and voter, I am casting my vote for Alyse Galvin for U.S. Congress. Alyse's credentials as a dedicated public servant and involved parent have been well-documented.Her tireless campaign efforts are greatly appreciated, as are the goals she has articulated for the great state o

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-15 11:33:17

What A Trip: Alaska

Back in July, my family and I had been hiking for hours in the Tongass National Rainforest in Juneau when we happened upon a tranquil pond, reflecting the trees above like glass. We were on our way to see the Mendenhall Glacier, but this quiet scene captivated me. Scenery such as this reveals nature

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-10-14 11:00:00

Alaska lawmakers must get serious about Jones Act repeal

Life in rural Alaska, Sen.Lisa Murkowskipoints out, can be expensive. Visiting rural Savoonga recently, Murkowski highlighted prices for goods such as peanut butter and toilet paper nearly twice those found in Washington, D.C. (a place not known for its low cost of living). Even Anchoragewas ranked


Remembering Kiks.ádi Warriors: Sitka Tribe of Alaska, National Park Service renew co-management agreement - KCAW

Representatives of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and the National Park Service renewed a funding agreement Friday that allows the tribe to co-manage the park. This, after a somber ceremony mourning the Kiks.ádi warriors who fought at the Fort of the Young Saplings. (Photo by Enrique Pérez de la Rosa, KC


McConnell: No one is going to beat Murkowski in Alaska

"Well, she's certainly going to recover. ... She's about as strong as you could possibly be in Alaska,” McConnell said during anAssociated Press Newsmakersinterview. “Nobody's gonna beat her. I'm proud she's in the Republican conference.”


Alaska's GOP Looking To Punish Lisa Murkowski Over Kavanaugh Vote - The Lid

The press has been alive with reports of the Democrats looking to target Republican Senator Susan Collins as punishment for her affirmative Kavanaugh vote. But Maine is a liberal state. Alaska, on the other hand, is a conservative state and the state’s GOP is not happy with the fact that someone o


Dunleavy advances in latest Ivan Moore poll - Must Read Alaska

Mark Begich has dropped from 29 percent to 22.6 percent, according to Moore, swapping places with Bill Walker, who went from 22.9 percent to 27 percent.


Alaska plans changes to how it taxes marijuana

JUNEAU - The state of Alaska is changing how it taxes marijuana in response to industry concerns.The current tax is $50 an ounce for any part of the bud and flower and $15 an ounce for the remainder of the plant.New rules, set to take effect Jan. 1, make distinctions between different types of bud.[


Which Stock is more profitable? Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) or Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) - Top Chronicle

The shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) and Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) were among the active stocks of the last trading sessions. Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) declined to -4.13% closing at the price of $62.61 whereas the shares of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) soared 9.79


Canadian hospitality company to buy Alaska ski resort

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A ski resort near Anchorage has agreed to sell its properties to a Canada-based hospitality company.Pomeroy Lodging has entered a contract to buy Alyeska Resort and Hotel Alyeska in Girdwood, the Anchorage Daily NewsreportedTuesday.Alyeska said it will "sell substantially al


Ketchikan celebrates Alaska Indigenous Peoples Day - KRBD

A table is filled with food made from traditional ingredients: smoked salmon, beach-asparagus dip, berry jams and scones. High school students from the Tribal Scholars program are gathered, filling their plates.


Record number of cruise ships expected in Kodiak, Alaska in 2019

At 168,028 tons, Norwegian Bliss is the biggest ship ever for Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line.Norwegian Cruise LineFullscreen


Alaska GOP Is Mulling Taking Action Against Murkowski Over Voting Her Conscience

Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) appeared to be the lone voice of reason in a party that some say has gone mad by tribalistic partisanship and facing massive pressure from Republicans, decided to vote her conscience and oppose Brett Kavanaugh in the final vote on Saturday. Now. she’s facing


Killer on the loose was found sitting outside Walmart - Must Read Alaska

On Saturday, Anchorage police received a number of calls from shoppers at Walmart, saying killer Scott Brodine was sitting outside the store. Officers arrived and took him into custody without incident.