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Interior upholds Chukchi lease sale for 2015 Shell drilling

Interior upholds Chukchi lease sale for 2015 Shell drilling

The Department of the Interior issued a record of decision on Tuesday, announcing that it has upheld a 2008 Chukchi Sea lease sale challenged by environmentalists.

Juneau airport partially evacuated due to security breach

Juneau airport departure lounge reopens after pilot finds bullet

Part of Juneau International Airport was briefly evacuated Tuesday morning after a pilot found a bullet at a jetway, according to airport officials.

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Search near Juneau glacier suspended after voice calls for help

An air and ground search prompted by cries for help near Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier Monday afternoon has been suspended, after hikers and searchers heard the calls but were unable to locate their source.

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No bomb found at Fairbanks school after Monday threat

A Fairbanks elementary school was removed from lockdown after receiving a Monday bomb threat, with Alaska State Troopers saying a sweep of the area didn’t produce any signs of a bomb.

Alaska Airlines Among Carriers Dropping Limes

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Anchorage-bound flight diverted to Juneau after man dies on board

An Anchorage-bound Alaska Airlines flight was diverted to Juneau Saturday after a man died on board, according to Alaska State Troopers.

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Delta Junction man charged with driving stolen forklift

Fairbanks police say a 21-year-old man drove a stolen forklift more than three miles while intoxicated to retrieve a truck he had crashed.

Three vehicles break through Kwethluk River ice, 1 recovered

Kwethluk residents say two of three vehicles that broke through the frozen Kwethluk River on Monday remain in the water a day later, after the community came together to recover the third one.

Mat-Su up, Fairbanks down in new population estimates

The population continues to shrink in the Fairbanks North Star Borough.

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