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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft report detailing potential impacts of developing a large copper-and-gold mine near the headwaters of a major Alaska fishery.

    The Pebble Limited Partnership has proposed an open-pit mine and related infrastructure including a power... Read More

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    As we head into another local election season, it’s incredible to look back at all that has happened in the past year. One year ago, Anchorage voters overwhelmingly supported the consolidation of Chugach Electric Association and Municipal Light &Power with more than 65 percent voting in... Read More

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    As we head into another local election season, it’s incredible to look back at all that has happened in the past year. One year ago, Anchorage voters overwhelmingly supported the consolidation of Chugach Electric Association and Municipal Light &Power with more than 65 percent voting in... Read More

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    On Feb. 11, I had the privilege of watching democracy in action, right here in Anchorage.

    The draft environmental impact statement, or DEIS, for the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve was released, and public comments were taken at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage. The... Read More

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    Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s operating budget proposal has captured the attention of the state, but his capital budget is also smaller than in years past.

    At $95.7 million in unrestricted General Fund dollars, the discretionary spending portion Dunleavy’s fiscal year 2020 capital budget is... Read More

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    Cannabis industry members have their hackles raised at one of Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s appointees to the board that regulates their businesses with wide concerns about the administration’s long-term intentions.

    New governors regularly flip the membership of boards and... Read More

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    The state’s gas pipeline development corporation and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough continue debating the worthiness of the borough’s Port MacKenzie property for the proposed Alaska LNG Project, as the state’s latest filing with federal regulators accuses the borough of “factual and legal errors... Read More

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    Sportfishing guides on Alaska’s rivers and lakes would no longer have to submit logbook records of what their clients catch if the cuts proposed in Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s fiscal year 2020 budget come to fruition.

    The elimination of the freshwater sportfish guide logbook program is... Read More

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    Nathan Hagar is Ahtna Environmental Inc.’s newest geologist based in the Fairbanks office. Hagar attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and graduated in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering. While attending UAF, he worked as a Student Research... Read More

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    Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s plan to cut upwards of $270 million from the state’s Medicaid budget would drastically reshape Alaska’s health care system and be a major blow to the broader economy, according to state health care leaders and economists.

    In his fiscal year 2020 budget released... Read More