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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 […]