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Man Accused Of Choking Woman Unconscious Takes Plea Deal For No Jail Time
Justin Schneider allegedly offered a woman a ride, choked her until she passed out and ejaculated on her. He got his “one pass,” an Alaska prosecutor said.
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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Just Got Even More Pressure To Vote Against Brett Kavanaugh
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott (D) announced their opposition to the Supreme Court nominee.
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Alaska Natives Press Lisa Murkowski To Reject Brett Kavanaugh
The state's largest native organization "strongly" opposes Trump's court pick -- and it has the Republican senator's ear.
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Pressure Mounts On Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski To Block Brett Kavanaugh
The Maine and Alaska Republicans are feeling the heat in their home states ahead of Kavanaugh's confirmation vote.
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Lisa Murkowski's Biggest Reason To Oppose Brett Kavanaugh May Not Be Abortion Rights
Alaska Natives are urging the senator to vote no. She owes her re-election to them.
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Alaska Gives Cash To Its Citizens Every Year. The Rest Of The U.S. Could Too.
“It’s been described as the most popular program in the history of the U.S."
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John Oliver Corrects The Record: MySpace Is Not Back
Statements about Alaska, trains and Grover were false, too.
Alyse Galvin Campaign
Alyse Galvin Wins Democratic Primary In Alaska Congressional Race
The independent will face 45-year GOP incumbent, Rep. Don Young, in November.
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Woman Running For Congress In Alaska Has Never Been To Alaska
Carol Hafner is running for a House seat in a state she has never lived in or visited.
Father, Son Charged With Killing Mother Bear And 'Shrieking' Cubs In Their Den
The men were captured on video camera installed by wildlife officials, say police.
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She Took On Betsy DeVos. Now She Wants To Unseat GOP Rep. Don Young.
It's a long shot, but Alaska independent Alyse Galvin is raising lots of money and just might catch the Democratic wave.
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This Mine Threatens America’s Largest Wild Salmon Run
By Paul Greenberg, Mother Jones
Both the mining camp and the salmon camp are wondering where EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt stands.
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Trump Team Moves To Lift Ban On 'Extreme' Hunting Tactics In Alaska
The proposal would allow hunters to kill bear cubs and wolf pups in their dens and shoot swimming caribou from motorboats.
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Interior Dept. Dodges Watchdog’s Questions About Zinke’s Call To Alaska Senators
The agency took six months to even respond to a federal probe into Zinke's apparent effort to bully Sen. Lisa Murkowski over her health care vote.
States Cashing In Big On Legal Weed
Marijuana is a major cash crop for states where it’s legal.
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Anchorage Votes No On Anti-Transgender Bathroom Proposition
A law similar to the Alaska measure was notably repealed in North Carolina last year.
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Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat
The predominance of corporate interests underscores the ongoing tension between the party's centrist and progressive wings.
US Fish and Wildlife Service
The Arctic Refuge Still Bears Scars From Oil Exploration In The 1980s
And the Trump administration is looking to green light new surveys — a move scientists warn comes with significant risks.
A 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is Going To Light Up The Sky. Here's Where To See It.
NASA is calling it a "lunar trifecta."
These 6 Women Had No Plans To Run For Office. Then Trump Came Along.
After a wave of first-time female candidates in 2017, we followed up with some to see where they landed.
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Strong Earthquake Off Alaska Prompts Brief Tsunami Fears For Entire U.S. West Coast
The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor registered a magnitude 8.2 on the Richter scale.
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Alaska Indigenous Women to Senator Murkowski: End The Assault On Our Communities and Lands
Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network
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The Alaska senator is sneakily collaborating with the Trump administration in eliminating protections and handing sacred land to corporations.
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6 Republicans Who Said They Oppose Arctic Refuge Drilling Just Voted To Allow It
Any oil and gas development “stands to disrupt this fragile, critically important landscape,” the lawmakers wrote last month.
The 6 Best Places To See The Northern Lights
What your girl crush reads online
KIRUNA, SWEDEN For the indigenous Sámi people of northern Scandinavia, the aurora borealis were thought to be the energy
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