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Recognition Bolsters Work to Save Alaska Native Languages

Updated 21 hours ago

After a state Legislature vote, 20 Alaska Native languages are joining English as official languages of Alaska -- but while many people celebrate, work still continues to keep those languages alive. You're never too young or old to learn about who you are.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55014652/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/recognition-bols...

Omnibus Crime Bill Passes Alaska Legislature

Updated 17 hours ago

A law offering sweeping reforms to Alaska’s prison system has passed the state Legislature Tuesday. The House unanimously passed Senate Bill 64 early Monday morning, and the Senate concurred with changes to the bill on Tuesday. According to a sponsor ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55015575/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/omnibus-crime-bi...

Alaska Unemployment Estimated 6.7 Percent

The Department of Labor issued its report on unemployment in the state of Alaska for the month of March. Adjusting for seasonal jobs in the state, an estimated 6.7 percent were unemployed in March, a total of 27,031 people. That is a one-tenth of a one ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54997938/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/alaska-unemploym...

Remote Alaska Quake Followed by Aftershock

A moderate earthquake was recorded Friday morning in Alaska above the Arctic Circle, and was followed by an aftershock almost as powerful. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center reports in a release that the quake was felt in the hub community of ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54985667/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/remote-alaska-qu...

Dog Ticks a Growing Concern in Alaska

Many people think ticks can't live in Alaska but a state veterinarian says that's not the case. Some ticks, such as hare ticks, have always survived in the state, but non-native dog ticks have also been found in Alaska, raising concerns for dogs ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55001894/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/dog-ticks-growin...

Alaska Supreme Court: State Has Duty to Protect Inmates

The Alaska Supreme Court says a former prison inmate can move forward with a lawsuit claiming corrections officers failed to protect him from another inmate. The justices said in an opinion Friday that the state has a duty to protect inmates in its custody.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54991415/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/alaska-supreme-c...

Set Net Fishery's Future in Superior Court Hands

Updated 19 hours ago

The Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance made its case in Superior Court this afternoon, in hopes of overturning a decision that would ban commercial set nets in several non-subsistence areas around the state. Tuesday's court appearance is the latest ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55015272/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/set-net-fisherys...

Tardy lawmakers push Alaska legal pot vote to fall

JUNEAU, Alaska — A ballot measure that could make Alaska the third state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana is getting pushed back to the November ballot because lawmakers couldn't end their session on time. State election officials confirmed ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55005290/ns/health/t/tardy-lawmakers-push-alaska-legal...

State Education Bill Delays Anchorage Assembly Budget Vote

Updated 16 hours ago

State lawmakers' indecision about Alaska’s education bill is holding up spending in Anchorage. The Anchorage Assembly had planned to debate the 2014 budget Tuesday night, but decided to postpone that vote amid uncertainty over House Bill 278's fate.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55015721/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/state-education-...

Alaska Delegation Sputters on Keystone XL Pipeline Delay

A State Department announcement extending the time period for federal agencies to review the Keystone XL Pipeline project is garnering bipartisan condemnation from Alaska’s congressional delegation. Environmentalists have hailed Friday’s decision in ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54987706/ns/local_news-anchorage_ak/t/alaska-delegatio...

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Alaska sweating through brutal blast of heat - U.S. News

Updated April. 17, 2014

Famed for its biting cold, Alaska is now sweating through a brutal heat wave that has gone from an oddball curiosity to a worrisome danger.http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/25/19132767-alaska-sweating-through-brut...

'Open season' for sex at Alaskan base , military officials ...

Updated April. 22, 2014

An Army battalion commander at the Space and Missile Defense Command at Fort Greely, Alaska, is under investigation for allegedly "condoning" adultery and creating an ...http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/24/18477490-open-season-for-sex-at-alask...

Welcome to Royal Caribbean International

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Seward, Alaska; Tampa, Florida; Vancouver, British Columbia; Close. Asia & the Pacific ...http://www.royalcaribbean.com/home.do

Alaska town buried in snow gets military help - Weather ...

Updated April. 22, 2014

... there is no road access to the town, only boat and plane passage, said Maj. Gen. Thomas Katkus, adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard. ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/45923783/ns/weather/t/alaska-town-buried-snow-gets-sho...

Alaska volcano spews 5-mile-high plume of cinders - U.S. News

Updated April. 18, 2014

The Pavlof Volcano in Alaska, seen here on May 18, has sent a plume of cinders 5 miles into the sky.http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/26/19149983-alaska-volcano-spews-5-mile-...

Alaska congressman apologizes for using ethnic slur ...

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Alaska congressman apologizes for using ethnic slur. By First Read. Friday Mar 29, 2013 1:11 PM. Email. Tweet. Republicans are in desperate need of attracting more ...http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/29/17519968-alaska-congressman-apolog...

Baked Alaska: Crazy weather swings from ice to fire - U.S ...

Updated April. 21, 2014

In Alaska, houses are built to keep warm air in and cold air out, not the other way around. So with a record-setting heat wave scorching the state, residents are ...http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/18/19026098-baked-alaska-crazy-weather-s...

Lockup Q&A: Spring Creek, Alaska - msnbc - Documentaries ...

Updated April. 19, 2014

Five hundred inmates are housed on more than 30 acres of land at Alaska's Spring Creek Correctional Center. Ironically, ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/16271118/ns/msnbc-documentaries/t/lockup-spring-creek-...

Chugach Alaska Corporation and Subsidiaries - Job ...

Updated April. 22, 2014

Chugach Alaska Corporation, its subsidiaries and joint ventures offer preference to Chugach Alaska Corporation shareholders, ...https://chugach.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/searchjobs_quick.cgi

Man, 24, charged in double homicide in Alaska - U.S. News

Updated April. 20, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A 24-year-old man has been charged with beating an Alaska man and his wife to death and sexually assaulting their 2-year-old great-granddaughter ...http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/26/18517589-man-24-charged-in-double-hom...