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Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

...chance to cancel any currently booked flightseeing excursion this week with a full refund.Associated Press reporter Mark Thiessen contributed to this report from Anchorage, Alaska.
Willow wildfire quickly grows, forces evacuations

HOUSTON - An Alaska wildfire that has mushroomed in size was prompting help Monday from people offering their homes to scores of displaced residents and their animals.
Searchers comb Alaska glacier for GIs killed in 1950s crash

COLONY GLACIER - Scientists and volunteers tethered in safety gear and ice cleats painstakingly scoured the frozen dirt and ice to see if a glacier had given up any more of its dead before they are swept into a lake and lost to history.
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

ANCHORAGE - A federal judge was considering Thursday whether a lawsuit alleging federal regulators were in cahoots with opponents of a proposed Alaska mine can proceed. U.S. District Judge H.
Male cat nurtures kittens abandoned in southeast Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Six abandoned kittens named after the kids in "The Brady Bunch" TV series are getting a nurturing boost from an unlikely source - a male cat with a slight neurological disorder.
What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

ANCHORAGE - Royal Dutch Shell is parking two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle's waterfront before they head north.
Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic drilling

ANCHORAGE - Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska's northwestern coast this summer.
State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

ANCHORAGE - The state of Alaska released more than 4,000 pages of emails covering the National Guard scandal, but they revealed little new information into how former Gov.
Alaska quietly becomes 3rd state to legalize marijuana

...tipping point on people's thinking about marijuana in this country," said Tim Hinterberger, chair of the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol.Associated Press reporter Mark Thiessen in Anchorage contributed to this report.
Seaveys take top spots in Nome

NOME - If ever there was uncertainty about the outcome of the world's most famous sled dog race, it was this year.


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