Steve Heimel, APRN Contributor

Steve Heimel, APRN Contributor
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Obama, Medvedev Pledge to Protect Indigenous Rights

President Obama has released a joint statement on the Arctic with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. The two met today at the G-8 Summit in France. The two heads of state pledge to protect the rights of indigenous people on both sides of the Bering Strait, including access to subsistence resources.

Feature Film About Palin Premiering in Iowa Next Month

A feature film about former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is coming out next month and will premiere in Iowa, according to the Chicago-based website Real Clear Politics, which says it was made...

Feds File Charges Saying Speculators Driving Up Crude Prices

A federal enforcement agency has filed charges that say speculators have been driving up the price of crude oil, which, in turn, affects the price of fuel at the gasoline pump and the fuel barge.

Anchorage Assembly Passes Ordinance Requiring Liquor Stores to Check IDs

The Anchorage Assembly last night went along with an advisory vote and passed an ordinance requiring liquor stores to check identification before all sales. It takes effect in July.

Prosecutors Say Weyhrauch Not Entitled to Recover Legal Fees

Federal prosecutors are saying that former state Representative Bruce Weyhrauch is not entitled to recover his legal fees, even though corruption charges against him have been dropped.

Talk of Alaska: Joe McGinniss

Thirty years ago, some Alaskans were outraged by a book that talked about the new Trans Alaska Pipeline and the seamy side of the state’s oil boom.  Now the book and the author are back.  Joe McGinniss is the author of “Going to Extremes,” and is now researching a book about former Governor Sarah Palin. Download Audio