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Judge denies requests to halt work at Conoco’s Willow project
A federal judge on Monday denied requests by conservation groups that she block ConocoPhillips from starting construction work this winter on its massive oil discovery, called Willow.
Federal report shows sudden wind shift before May 2019 floatplane crash near Metlakatla
The report also showed that the pilot had little Alaska flying experience, but it did not determine a probable cause for the crash that killed two.
Beloved Tuluksak musher dies of COVID-19
Joe Demantle Jr. was known to have a hand in just about everything in Tuluksak, from building structures, to giving rides to the airport. He died in January at 66 years old.
Regional subsistence councils hamstrung by stalled appointments
A large number of unfilled seats on the councils that manage Alaska's subsistence hunting and fishing has left advocates worried their voices won't be heard and confused about the process of filling those seats.
As planet warms, researchers project more ‘extreme’ rainfall in Southeast and Western Alaska
Rising temperatures are also forcing researchers to reconsider just how much rain a storm can drop.
US Forest Service mismanaged Tongass timber sales, report says
Mistakes meant $2 million less for habitat restoration work on the Tongass National Forest, according to the internal audit by the US Forest Service.