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Companies announce investment in major Alaska oil project

If developed, the field on state land east of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska could significantly boost the flow of oil through the trans-Alaska pipeline system.

Cheney and Murkowski: Trump critics facing divergent futures

They hail from their states' most prominent Republican families. They have been among the GOP's sharpest critics of former President Donald Trump.
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Man in Alaska corrections department custody dies

Austin Earl Wilson is the seventh person to die in department custody this year.
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Anchorage police say 2 officers violated policy in ‘white privilege card’ stop

It’s not clear what disciplinary actions the two officers faced, if any, because the department is treating it as a confidential personnel matter.
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Sullivan joins 25 other Republican senators in praising Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the highest-ranking American official to visit the self-ruled island in 25 years.
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Alaska US House candidates are split on the state’s new ranked choice voting system

The new voting process ends party primaries and institutes ranked voting in general elections.
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Four children killed in Fairbanks murder-suicide, troopers say

Troopers say their investigation determined that a 15-year-old boy shot three siblings and then himself.
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Alaska US Sen. Murkowski says she has tested positive for COVID

Murkowski is vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Troopers searching for grandmother after 2-year-old found locked in car near Healy

Troopers says evidence at the scene indicates the child and vehicle had been abandoned on Tuesday.
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Cooler, wetter weather helps Interior fires, but ‘it’s not a season-ending event,’ says official

“It is not a season-ending event," said fire information officer Jose Acosta. "This will cause a lull in fire activity that could easily pick up.”
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Sitka family reunites with blind dog LuLu 3 weeks after she went missing

A construction crew found Lulu in salmonberry bushes after initially confusing her for a bear.
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Officials still assessing damage of wind-driven Interior wildfire

The wind-fueled growth of the Clear fire Wednesday prompted urgent calls for residents of a nearby subdivision that had been under a long-standing evacuation call to leave if they hadn’t already.
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Putin’s aide threatens to ‘claim back’ Alaska in response to US sanctions

“When they attempt to appropriate our assets abroad, they should be aware that we also have something to claim back,” Vyacheslav Volodin said during a meeting with lawmakers.
An Alaska State Trooper cruiser parked on Nome’s Front Street in January 2015.

Alaska Democratic Party director faces DUI charge after traffic stop

The charges include driving under the influence and refusing a chemical test after a weekend traffic stop near Soldotna.
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EPA extends comment period on proposed Pebble Mine restrictions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is extending by two months the public comment period on its proposed restrictions that would block plans for the Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region. The agency in...
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Cruise ship that hit iceberg arrives in Seattle for repairs

The ship hit part of an iceberg on Saturday near Hubbard Glacier in Alaska.
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Small plane makes emergency landing near downtown Anchorage

The Cessna 150 on a training flight was attempting to return to Merrill Field Airport.
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4 sailors in Race to Alaska are rescued after boats capsize

The event is in its sixth year and draws contestants from across the country with a goal of being first to get from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska, on a non-motorized vessel that is completely self-supported.
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Average home sale price in Alaska rose 8.9% in 2021

In Juneau and Anchorage, toward the end of 2021, five homes were sold for every one listed, the report said.
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Climber dies during Denali summit attempt

A park statement said the cause of death was unknown but was consistent with sudden cardiac arrest.