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By Associated Press
Joe BIden has won the Alaska Democrats' party-run presidential primary, beating Sen. Bernie Sanders days after Sanders suspended his campaign.
The world's largest asset manager BlackRock urged companies in January to emphasize steps they are taking to combat climate change. Some have argued the new policies could hurt projects that Alaska relies on for future revenue.
By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press
Interest in the world’s most famous sled dog race has waned in recent years, in part because of smaller cash prizes that make it difficult for mushers to compete in an expensive sport. Animal rights activists also have stepped up…
By Dan Joling, Associated Press
A biennial survey conducted by the fisheries arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration estimated the population of the white whales at 250 to 317, with a median estimate of 279.
By Mark Thiessen, Mike Schneider, Associated Press
The 2020 Census will begin next week in rural Alaska. The Census always starts in remote parts of the nation's largest state out of tradition and necessity.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican from Alaska, also spoke of her desire for a “full and fair process,” potentially using the impeachment hearings of President Clinton as a template.
By Stephanie Sy, Richard Coolidge, Casey Kuhn
Rising sea levels will threaten three times more people in the next 30 years than previously thought, according to the latest scientific estimates. Among the hundreds of millions of people worldwide facing the threat are the 400 residents of Newtok,…
By Valerie Kern, Alaska Public Media
Matthew Burtner is a composer and "eco-acoustician," weaving sounds he finds in the Alaskan tundra into his musical compositions. With climate change headlining the news, he hopes artists documenting the glacial melting might awaken their audiences -- and contribute to…
By Rachel D'Oro, Mark Thiessen, Associated Press
The two planes collided in mid-air Monday, and the Coast Guard raised the death toll to six people on Tuesday after finding the bodies of two people who had been missing.
By Kelly Field, The Hechinger Report
Well-intentioned education and business leaders, backed by wealthy foundations and a success story from faraway Alaska, sold state lawmakers on a largely untested theory of change. Now seven years after the state passed a law that required high schools to…
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