Alaska

File photo of ferries docked at a port. (credit: ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Alaska Ferry Project Caught In Flap Over US Steel

A U.S. requirement that American steel be used to update an Alaska ferry terminal is causing some tension with Canadian officials, potentially threatening the project.

12/17/2014

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Obama Withdraws Alaska’s Bristol Bay From Drilling

President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he’s removing more than 52,000 square miles of waters off Alaska’s coast from consideration for oil and gas exploration or drilling.

12/16/2014

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Suspect Arrested In Alaska Prosecutor Death

A former Washington state representative working as an assistant district attorney in Alaska was killed Monday night in a shooting.

12/09/2014

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Alaska State Troopers: Man Threatened School

A 34-year-old Buckland man faces a terroristic threatening charge after troopers allege he threatened to shoot children at the local school.

12/04/2014

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Anchorage Man Dies After Parks Highway Crash

Alaska State Troopers say a 45-year-old Anchorage man has died after a single-vehicle rollover on the Parks Highway in the Cantwell area.

11/28/2014

Washington state’s first government-sanctioned pot auction saw more than 300 pounds of marijuana sold to recreational retailers and processors for an estimated $600,000 on Saturday.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Oregon Voters Approve Recreational Marijuana

State officials will regulate the sale and taxation of cannabis products for adults 21 years of age and older.

11/04/2014

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Oregon, Alaska Are Ground Zero In Pot Fight

Backers of the legal-pot ballot measures in both states have a challenge that their predecessors in Colorado and Washington state didn’t face two years ago — increasing turnout of young voters in a midterm election.

CBS Seattle–10/30/2014

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Polar Bear Breaks Into Home In Alaska

Ruby Kaleak’s part-time job is keeping polar bears away from people in a village on Alaska’s Beaufort Sea coast, so she was prepared when one of the biggest bears she’s ever seen got inside a house.

10/14/2014

Sarah Palin holds her son Trig Palin as Track Palin, Bristol Palin and Willow Palin look on during day three of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 3, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

No Charges In Fight At Party Attended By Palins

Police in Alaska say no charges will be filed in connection with a fight that broke out at a party attended by family members of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

10/09/2014

The animals are unable to find enough sea ice, where they usually rest in the Arctic Ocean. (Photo by MALTE CHRISTIANS/AFP/Getty Images)

35,000 Walrus Come Ashore In Northwest Alaska

The animals are unable to find enough sea ice, where they usually rest in the Arctic Ocean.

09/30/2014

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