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    A federal agency on Thursday recommended a plan to offer the entire coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska for lease to oil and gas companies, rejecting more restrictive alternatives and setting the stage for the federal government’s first lease sale there by year’s end... Read More

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    Justices on the Alaska Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday morning in the lawsuit over oil and gas tax credit bonds that could have major ramifications for the state’s financial future.

    Longtime Juneau attorney Joe Geldhof argued on behalf of former University of Alaska Regent... Read More

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    Federal agencies are meeting now through next March to define U.S. dietary guidelines for 2020-25, and a high-powered group of doctors and nutritionists are making sure the health benefits of seafood are front and center.

    For the first time in the 40-year history of the program, the... Read More

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    Olympic gold medalist Kikkan Randall is the newest member of The Alaska Club board of directors. Randall, a longtime member of The Alaska Club, will bring her unique and extensive perspective on training, physical fitness and personal health to the management team.... Read More

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    When the Marijuana Control Board meets this week in Nome, there will be a familiar face behind the dais again: Bruce Schulte, the board’s first chairman.

    Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy appointed Schulte to the Marijuana Control Board in August. The Legislature will consider his appointment for... Read More

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    One third of the Alaska Legislature sent a letter to a Canadian mining company on Sept. 9 in an attempt to dissuade a potential investment in the Pebble mine project.

    The correspondence from the bipartisan and bicameral group of 20 lawmakers is the latest in a series of letters to... Read More

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    The 2019 salmon season has seen plenty of fish return to the state, but far from evenly across regions.

    As of Sept. 10, commercial fishermen across Alaska have landed 198.4 million salmon of all five species, about 8 percent less than the preseason forecast of 213.2 million. Most of that... Read More

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    As of now there are proposed cargo warehouse and transfer facility developments worth nearly $600 million at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

    The wave of potential developments, which were made public through applications to lease land at the state-owned airport, comes... Read More

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    Sen. Dan Sullivan wants Alaskan contractors to know that the more than $200 million expansion project at Fort Greely is moving ahead “full bore,” despite mixed messages coming out of the Pentagon.

    The Associated Press reported in late August that Department of Defense officials decided... Read More

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    Russian-led ventures earlier this month announced plans for two more liquefied natural gas terminals that would double the country’s production capacity by the mid-2020s.

    One is in the Arctic and the other in Russia’s Far East, and both are counting on Asian buyers to take much of the... Read More