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EDITORIAL: Resolution of damages necessary 25 years after Valdez

March 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez.

Aniak mayor: Flood ins. rate hikes a burden in rural Alaska

One small-town Alaska mayor worries that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another reason for people to abandon life in rural Alaska.

Flashback: Exxon Valdez runs aground

Editor’s note: Early on March 24, 1989, Dean Fosdick, the Alaska bureau chief of The Associated Press, was awakened around 5:30 a.m. by a phone call. The caller had a tip that a tanker had run aground outside Valdez.

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation’s largest oil spill.

Holiday spirit lasts year-round for Pepperworth

Being a mechanical contractor is Nick Pepperworth’s day job. His second job — although he won’t admit it — is being a hero.

Federal managers seek to remove island cattle herds

There are herds of cattle on a pair of remote Alaska islands that have survived for decades despite any number of threats to their existence.

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Largest ferry worker union ratifies contract

The largest union representing workers on the Alaska Marine Highway System has ratified a three-year contract.

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Union votes to end strike against Enstar

Employees of Enstar Natural Gas Co. will end their strike.

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Kenai Peninsula hopes to host Board of Fish meetings

Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries to hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting on the Kenai Peninsula.

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After tax vote, what should Alaskans watch for?

After tax vote, what should Alaskans watch for?

With the divisive debate over oil taxes behind us, for now at least, what should Alaskans watch for? Getting new oil into the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System is the most important thing. Alaskans should also closely watch how the new tax performs in terms of revenue.

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Conservationists sue to stop Big Thorne project

A coalition of conservation groups filed suit against the U.S. Forest Service Aug. 22 in an effort to stop a large logging project in the Tongass National Forest.

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Alaska Permanent Fund Market Value
unaudited, as of Jan 12, 2012
US Bonds $6,030,500,000
US Stocks $6,224,400,000
Non US Stocks $7,151,500,000
Global Stocks $4,631,700,000
Non US Bonds $1,364,200,000
Real Estate $4,125,300,000
Cash $935,100,000
Alternatives $5,857,000,000
Real Return/External CIO $2,810,200,000
TOTAL $39,129,900,000
source: Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation

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