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Pebble subpoenas emails, documents from anti-mine activists

By Alex DeMarban, ADN The company hoping to develop the Pebble mine is casting a broad net in pursuing its legal claim that the EPA worked with anti-mine activists to derail the project, issuing a flurry of subpoenas to dozens of groups and people across the country in a hunt for information dating back a […]

Old walrus bones dug up in Alaska’s Arctic could shed new light on Point Lay haulouts

By Kamala Kelkar, ADN ANCHORAGE – At a lab in Barrow, University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers are sawing into old Pacific walrus bones unearthed at a site on the Arctic coast. They’re hoping to find DNA, stress hormones and isotopes of carbon and nitrogen, which could tell them about everything from population sizes to the […]

Investment earnings plunge as state looks to savings to fund government

By Pat Forgey, ADN JUNEAU — Alaska’s investment earnings last year plunged by nearly 70 percent from the previous year’s record earnings of $8 billion. The bulk of this year’s investment earnings of about $2.6 billion came from the Permanent Fund for the fiscal year that ended June 30. Read More:

Unable to stem Spice crisis, Anchorage asks feds for help

By Laurel Andrews, ADN ANCHORAGE – On a warm and sunny Wednesday afternoon in downtown Anchorage, two men leaned against the outside wall of Bean’s Cafe. Their eyes were closed, mouths open, arms hanging limp. Their heads and torsos swayed side to side as employees gathered nearby. An ambulance was on the way. Read More:

Police release identity of man believed to be killed in hit-and-run

Channel 2 News UPDATE: The victim of what police believe was a hit-and-run collision Friday night, has been identified as 56-year-old Tyrone Milton. The victim’s next of kin has been notified. ORIGINAL STORY: A man died Friday night after he was found lying in the road in Fairview, Anchorage police wrote in a press release […]

Pogo Mine pours 3 millionth ounce of gold

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner FAIRBANKS — Pogo Mine poured its 3 millionth ounce of gold on Wednesday, reaching the milestone eight years after starting production. Pogo began commercial production in 2007. It’s the second recent milestone at the mine, which last month achieved two years without a lost-time injury. The mine has a workforce of more […]

News-Miner, KUAC partner to start newscast

By Rod Boyce, News-Miner FAIRBANKS – The Daily News-Miner and KUAC-FM have a history of working together to bring news and information to Interior Alaskans. We worked with KUAC in 1999, along with KTVF-Channel 11, to present a community forum with key Alaska leaders debating the merits of a ballot measure regarding the proposed use […]

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