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Alaska stake in LNG project approved

Before finishing all of its work in Juneau, the Alaska Legislature approved state participation in a large North Slope gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas project, one of the major pieces of business for the 28th session.

Legislators pass fish bills as session end nears

Fishers, processors and the general public will see changes to certain fisheries regulations under bills passed by the Alaska Legislature this session.

House bill proposes adding CFEC to Fish and Game

A bill that would make the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission a division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game got an introductory hearing in the Legislature April 19, with the expectation that commercial fishermen and other stakeholders will consider the idea for possible enactment next session.

Court hears oral arguments on initiative to ban setnets

Gov addresses oil taxes, ballot initiatives, in town hall

Archive » National Politics

EDITORIAL: Proof that production isn’t a priority for Obama

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

CBO: Subsidy costs revised to $1T over 10 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance subsidies will cost a little less than previously thought, according to a new report released April 14.
Flurry of medevacs stokes road battle

Flurry of medevacs stokes road battle

When it comes to a road for King Cove, Sen. Lisa Murkowski has held true to her word and has not let the issue die.
Coast Guard halts engagements after Russian annexation

Coast Guard halts engagements after Russian annexation

JUNEAU — Political fallout from Russia’s military-backed annexation of the Crimean Peninsula has hit Alaska’s fisheries.

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News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.