During Tuesday's primary, Republican former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy advanced to the general election.
By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press
The 24-hour news cycle is filled with political coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By Saher Khan
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a team of veterinarians went into overdrive when they discovered a beluga whale calf separated from its mother on a rocky, Alaska beach. Special correspondent Valerie Kern of Alaska Public Media shares…
By PBS NewsHour
A delegation requested that most Alaska waters from the state's Panhandle to the Bering Strait be removed from the proposed five-year drilling plan.
By Dan Joling, Associated Press
A series of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions struck the Pacific Rim late Monday and early Tuesday.
By Associated Press
A U.S. Interior Department official has reacted harshly to the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks.
Part of the GOP tax overhaul tax bill that has not gotten a lot of attention is the possibility of opening up a pristine and long-protected part of Alaska to oil extraction. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is 19 millions…
By Rachel Waldholz
Kodiak, Alaska, is not only home to abundant fishing grounds, but also to one of the most innovative power grids in the country. As the cost of diesel rose a decade ago, a local electric co-op decided to aim for…
By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press
Talkeetna's first marijuana retail store is causing a rift not seen in other tourist-dependent towns in this Libertarian-leaning state, where marijuana had a casual acceptance long before it became legal. But even here, like in many pot-legal states, some towns…
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