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"We're talking about private industry jobs, we're talking about what we can do to keep the people in Alaska working," Rauscher said. "I think that's very ... Smoldon said Rauscher is better known, but added that he hopes the governor picks the person who will best serve the district's needs. None of the three ...
From left to right, Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan, Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth, and Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian tribes of Alaska Public Safety manager Jason Wilson participate in a Native Issues Forum lunchtime discussion on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in the Elizabeth ...
Don Sheldon went on to build the Sheldon Mountain House in the hope of sharing a piece of Alaska with people wishing to visit, and today his family has taken up ... Prices start at €2,300 per night person, and more information on the experience is available at the official Sheldon Mountain Chalet website.
In this week's Reality Check, John Tracy tells the rest of the story: how Alaska Senator Mike Gravel stood up to his colleagues and the White House. ... revealing how the U.S. secretly expanded the war in Southeast Asia for 20 years, hiding the truth from the American people and oftentimes Congress itself.
Originally created by Vik Patel, "New Arrivals" is Alaska Public Media's look at the diverse people who move to Anchorage. Every other ... Sarah Wilcox is a 4th generation Alaskan who grew up in Valdez, left the state for college and, like so many others, was drawn back by the mysterious pull of Alaska.

Once again Alaska ranks 1st in US for gun death rates ..... CDC's nationwide account of firearm deaths includes all people who died from a firearm, including suicide, homicide and unintentional (other) deaths. ... Both of these Alaskan death rates surpassed the national averages in their categories.
President Pete Kelly, Speaker Bryce Edgmon, Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott, members of the Legislature, members of the Cabinet and fellow Alaskans. Good evening and thank you for this opportunity to address the second session of the 30th Alaska State Legislature and speak directly to the people ...
The case is also the focus of the next episode of People Magazine Investigates. The episode, titled "Alaskan Temptress," airs Monday on Investigation Discovery (9 p.m. ET). "Mechele was beautiful, charismatic, and a real listening ear to every guy that walked into her exotic dancing venue," Keating says.
"The people who were so motivated to put a tax in did it in an environment of $26 per barrel oil," Kelly said. "Frankly, it's hard to blame them for reacting the way they did. I'm glad that the Senate held back and was a little more disciplined on that, because we would now be pulling hundreds of millions of ...
"It's a crime that people don't necessarily recognize and when they do, they don't necessarily report it to law enforcement," said Dr. Andre Rosay, who authored the report as part of the 2015 Alaska Victimization Study. "This is the first time we were able to estimate the prevalence of stalking in the state of ...
... that may be associated with the blast," Jeremy Zidek with the State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management said. "It's a difficult situation. We don't want to tell people to evacuate and then they are caught out in the open and then caught in the blast and radioactive material.".
The exchange with Carson prompted her to begin a journey of discovery to learn about the trees and try to puzzle out how Tlingit people used them. Her work culminated in the recently released "The Mystery of the Fire Trees of Southeast Alaska," a unique book of Henrikson's findings, art, and speculations.
Atz Lee and Jane Kilcher tackle a dirty job on "Alaska: The Last Frontier. ... I set out to watch an entire episode of "Alaska: The Last Frontier. ... The show "People Magazine Investigates" Season 1 featured a case about eight people who were killed on a commercial fishing boat near Craig in the '80s.
The new figures match and extend an analysis published by the Alaska Section of epidemiology last year. That study found 1,000 Alaskans were killed by firearms from the start of 2009 to the end of 2015. Of those, 750 were suicides. While most of the state's firearm-related deaths were attributed to suicide, ...
Alaska lawmakers gaveled into session this week. You see the pomp and circumstance of what goes on during the House and Senate floor session, but behind the scenes, there are hundreds of legislative staff to help them govern. Not including lawmakers, Alaska has 453 legislative staff. That number ...
"A sucker was all she would eat for a while, and then she got to the point where she couldn't even swallow that. She was down to 77 lbs.," says the Alaskan Bush People patriarch, 65, who is featured in the current issue of PEOPLE (on stands Friday) alongside Ami, 54. "Her heart just couldn't take it ...

The Alaskan Bush People matriarch, 54, had been quoted survival rates as low as 3 percent after being diagnosed with advanced lung cancer last spring. ... "The doctors were as shocked as we were," says Ami's husband, Billy, who relocated his family from their homestead in rural Alaska to Southern ...
You know, Europeans, the borders are much more open, the countries are so small, everybody crossed borders, the traditions go from generation to generation, so we have people come in asking for just a Dutch pastry or just a Swedish pastry. What we have found, the best answer is, if it has almond and if ...
But this week, the Trump Administration proposed opening almost all Alaska waters to oil and gas leasing, from Southeast to the Bering strait to the ... "It's really deeply disturbing to see a willingness to place at risk…the renewable resources that are the cornerstone of the economy and people's way of life," ...
Historic warm winter having effects across Alaska ... Fairbanks, Alaska - While east coasters are facing frigid temperatures and snowfall, Alaska is having one of its warmest winters yet. ... Hunting for food has been increasingly difficult for western Alaskans, and two people died last month to the river.
Alaska is a big place, but doesn't have a lot of roads to show for it. It does have the Alaska Marine Highway System, and Alaskans travel all over the state on the ferry. Some people use the it to move to Alaska, and others when it's time to leave. That latter group includes Alaska Public Media correspondent ...
While above-average temperatures might sound good to much of the U.S. right now, it's too warm in rural Alaska. High temperatures 10 to 20 degrees above average are upsetting everything from recreation to hunting for food. Last Saturday, Maurice Andrews won the Kuskokwim River's first sled dog race ...
A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after a passenger was accused of soiling two lavatories and trying to flush his shirt down a toilet, officials said Friday. The man spread human waste in the lavatories Thursday before Flight 895 was diverted to Anchorage, airport ...
From Standing Rock to Bears Ears and beyond, we stand in solidarity with indigenous peoples across the country in their calls to end the relentless assault on our lands. We ask lawmakers to reject the Roadless Rule and the Tongass riders and protect Alaska's old-growth forests and our people.
University of Alaska Fairbanks archaeology professor Ben Potter and an international team of scientists he worked with have discovered evidence of a previously unknown, ancient people who were among the first to cross over from Asia to Alaska more than 15,000 years ago. The scientists based their ...
Kevin Anselm wants Alaskans to know a few things about cryptocurrencies before they spend conventional currency - also known as dollars - on them. She's the director of the state Division of Banking and Securities. "We just want people to know that these aren't a typical investment," she said.
She posted on community facebook pages, and Percy became one of Juneau's most recognizable pets as people commented on and shared ... Percy had shown up at this person's house in the area of Montana Creek Road -- a pretty far distance away from the Bleakley house, Teresa noted -- and had ...
At its best, Alaskan lit captures the very essence of this place and its people, that unique mix of culture and setting that anyone who's lived here can recognize at a glance, and that authors who haven't struggle to replicate. To take that Alaska and apply it to a story of psychic powers and interstellar royalty is ...
Anchorage, Alaska (KTUU) - Prescription opioid overdoses are on a downward trend and heroin overdoses are plateauing across the state, according to ... but he is careful to say that these rescue kits "don't cure addiction," they just give a person a second chance to enter into treatment and recovery.
Former Dane thrives on Alaska and American civic duties ... FAIRBANKS -- Between her perfect English and her seemingly East Coast accent, people often mistake Aino Welch as a native of Boston. "I say, 'No .... Becoming Alaskan is an ongoing series documenting the lives of immigrants in Fairbanks.
The second annual Solstice Tour of Trees raises money for the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage. (Daniel Hernandez/Alaska Public Media). Last weekend was the second annual Solstice Tree Tour in Anchorage. The event raises money for the local ski association and brings thousands of people ...
As ground frozen for thousands of years warms enough to lose its space-consuming ancient ice, the Alaska landscape sags in response. ... But if a person were to visit the city without knowing of that deadly event 12 years ago, he or she would notice all the new construction, much of it in some of the ...
The issues surrounding the proposed Pebble Mine in Southcentral Alaska are complex, but for reporter Daysha Eaton and photographer Brian Adams, it really boils down to people and water. Their five-part series on KNBA called "Alaska Water wars," which premiered on Dec. 4, took Eaton and Adams to ...
The Alaska Gasline Development corporation spent at least $2 million marketing Alaska's megaproject this year. And so far, it has ... "And I need some guarantee -- from someone that the finance committee believes -- that this project can economically benefit the people of Alaska." That sentiment of ...
Fairbanks, Alaska -- Somewhere between an ambulance ride for chest pain and a helicopter ride for heart surgery, Nenana Fire Chief Joe Forness found time to help take a car crash victim to the hospital. Forness ... I might as well help this person who needs more help than me right now,'" Forness said.
If Westlake were to resign, the process of replacing him begins with the local Democratic party choosing three candidates, said Alaska Democratic Party Executive Director Jay Parmley. The names would be submitted to Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, who would choose the person to take the seat ...
"We would like to be a sustainable village on our own and to be able to keep those dollars and jobs in our community," said Adrianne Christensen, the director of business development at the Native Village of Port Heiden. "We have only 100 people. So if one person is employed, that's one percent of our ...
police said Mark, who was based in Blaine, Washington, and his crew arrived in the rowdy town of Craig, Alaska, on Sept. 5, 1982, shortly before for the final days of the commercial fishing season. The ambitious, hard-working and well-liked skipper had recently become the proud owner of one of the most ...
Talkeetna, Alaska (AP) -- One person died and two were injured in a crash on the Parks Highway near Talkeetna. Alaska State Troopers took a call on the crash just after 1 p.m. Thursday. They say two vehicles were involved in the accident about a mile south of the turnoff to Talkeetna Spur Road.
Thirty-five years have passed since the massacre of eight people on the fishing boat investor first shocked the nation. For those whose lives were upended by the killings, the case remains a painful cloud that refuses to lift. For John Peel, the former deckhand who police and prosecutors suspected of ...
"It appears that the people here in Southeast have their own informal way of keeping people out of town," Butler said. "A person allegedly brings a product to town and next thing you know, they've been ripped off." Schmidt argued that although the drug mules didn't know exactly which drugs they were ...
The report details the ongoing loss of fishing permits and quota from Alaska's coastal communities and the rising age of quota and permit holders. It notes that Alaska's rural fishing communities have shed nearly 2,500 locally held commercial fishing permits since 1975 when Alaska began limiting entry.
"My time in the House has been marked by my work on behalf of Alaskans, lifelong friendships with my colleagues and my commitment to serve this nation," he said. ... "I wanted to highlight what an important day it is today for Congressman Don Young -- the congressman for all Alaska," Sullivan said.
Concerns about whether state lawmakers are serving the public's interest or their own aren't new in Alaska, but one first-year representative says ... Grenn sees the package as important to building trust, particularly when Alaskans are seeing their annual dividends from the state's oil-wealth fund cut and ...
Republicans in Congress are aiming to repeal the health insurance mandate tax penalty before the holidays, but the IRS still plans to enforce it when people file their 2017 returns next year. Here's the message from the IRS: "For the upcoming 2018 filing season, the IRS will not accept electronically filed tax ...
The women were "hysterical," McGrann said, and were only able to say that there were three people still in the water. The women were then taken to Bartlett Regional hospital. The Coast Guard was able to pull one person out of the water, McGrann told the Empire at the scene. Grochowski said the male ...
If you're engrossed in the Alaskan music scene, you've likely crossed paths with guitarist and music producer Martin Severin. Although Severin has been a mainstay in the scene for years, a new generation of musical talent is poised to carry the family name into the future. Sixteen-year-old Charlotte Severin ...
FAIRBANKS -- Dried salmon savored by rural Alaska Natives as part of a subsistence way of life won't be found among the Southern barbecue served in the ... OneProtest made public that they stood corrected, and have offered a video apology that ends with: "To the Alaskan native peoples, Pitsaqenrita.
On Friday, people in the area of St. George told authorities that they saw a human body on a steep cliff. Members of the community said they recognized the body to be Lekanof. However, when a recovery effort was mounted to bring the body back, several factors impeded the attempts. "Due to the rough ...


 

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