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    Alaska is on the cusp of gaining a new, albeit quite small, North Slope oil field.

    Brooks Range Petroleum CEO Bart Armfield said first oil from his company’s Mustang project should be flowing sometime in the next 90 days.

    The company is in the midst of prepping the... Read More

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    The Panhandle plans to be the next Alaska region to give new life to old fishing gear by sending it to plastic recycling centers. The tons of nets and lines piled up in local lots and landfills will become the raw material for soda bottles, cell phone cases, sunglasses, skateboards, swimsuits... Read More

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    DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines customers relaxing on April 11 evening got an email that may mean their summer vacation could be more stressful and expensive than they planned.

    Southwest, the biggest operator of Boeing jets, is removing the grounded 737 Max from its schedule until at... Read More

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    Two-and-a-half years after a federal court directed the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to develop a fishery management plan for the Cook Inlet salmon fishery, there is still a lot of work to do.

    The commercial salmon fisheries of Alaska are primarily managed by the... Read More

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    As the Legislature battles over cuts in the fiscal year 2020 budget, K-12 education is set to be one of the biggest items of contention. Districts around the state are bracing for major cuts and layoffs, but working around one major cost item largely out of their control: health care benefits.... Read More

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    Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s administration is moving ahead with its investigation into overhauling the state’s ferry system.

    The Department of Transportation on April 10 issued a public notice announcing its intent to award a consulting contract for up to $250,000 to the Anchorage-based... Read More

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    Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s administration is moving ahead with its investigation into overhauling the state’s ferry system.

    The Department of Transportation on April 10 issued a public notice announcing its intent to award a consulting contract for up to $250,000 to the Anchorage-based... Read More

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    A small Alaska explorer has plans to drill for oil inside ExxonMobil’s Point Thomson Unit.

    Jade Energy LLC received approval of its 2019 plan of development for Area F of the Point Thomson Unit from the state Division of Oil and Gas April 4.

    The company previously took a 62... Read More

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    Unsurprisingly, there is likely to be a tense vote in the Legislature over at least one of Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s appointments to the Board of Fisheries.

    A pair of resignations from the board added with the end of member terms give Dunleavy a chance to select a majority... Read More

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    The National Association of Secondary School Principals has named Meghan Redmond, assistant principal of Chief Ivan Blunka School in New Stuyahok, as the 2019 National Assistant Principal of the Year. Redmond is in her fourth year as assistant principal at Chief Ivan... Read More