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Tick-borne disease reported in sick hares, pets

August 22, 2017 0

Two domestic cats infected with tularemia died recently in the North Pole area and reports of sick snowshoe hares around Fairbanks and in the Matanuska Valley suggest outbreaks may be on the increase in these […]

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Uninsured rate for Alaska Native children cut almost in half

July 26, 2017 0

by Trevor Storrs Alaska is among the top states leading a national trend in improvements to health care coverage rates for American Indian/Alaska Native children, according to a new report by the Georgetown University Center […]

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UA Board of Regents approves joint UAS-UAF Fisheries degree

July 25, 2017 0

by Keni Campbell Students at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) in Juneau will now be able to earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Fisheries and Ocean Sciences in light of action by […]

In our Native Land

First steps from Valdez, in the snow

May 31, 2017 0

by Ned Rozell PORT VALDEZ: May 4, 2017–We have launched on the pipeline hike version 2.0, 20 years after the first time. I’m now sitting on the muscled root of a Sitka spruce by the […]

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U.S. Vice President Pence meets with Gov. Walker

April 18, 2017 0

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Saturday, April 15 with Alaska Governor Bill Walker and Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) President Keith Meyer. The Vice President made a stop in Alaska as part of his […]

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PacRim Coal suspends permitting of a coal mine within the Ch’u’itnu

April 11, 2017 0

by the NARF Today (April 3rd), the Native Village of Tyonek (NVT) secured a powerful victory in its fight against a proposed 25,000 acre open pit coal mine that threatened its homeland, culture, and way […]

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Alaska’s inaugural License Plate Design Competition

March 7, 2017 0

Are you a kindergartener with an eye for color? Are you a professional artist looking for opportunities in an unusual medium? Are you an Alaskan looking to gain fame and recognition in both visual art […]

Crime

Anchorage Taxi Driver Man Convicted for 2014 Sexual Assault

February 28, 2017 0

February 28, 2017 (Anchorage, AK) – Today, an Anchorage jury found 31-year-old AsadNur guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in Anchorage in 2014. Following five days of testimony, the jury found Nur guilty of one […]