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Channel 2 NewsDmitri Shakhov calls his mother in Moscow at least once a week and he's one of thousands in Alaska who frequently makes international phone calls. "I come home, I lock my door and I can relax," Shakhov said. "I know no one is bothering me. I am private....
Channel 2 NewsThe federal government has rejected a plan to build a road through an Alaska wildlife refuge to give a small Aleut village better access to medical care. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it won't approve a land exchange that would have allowed...
Tags: Wildlife, Politics, Government
Channel 2 NewsA conflict between Canada’s first nations and the country's federal government has made its way over the border to Alaska. On Friday, several organizations gathered here in anchorage to show support for Canada’s First Nations protest. The...
Tags: Politics, Government
The Associated PressAn Alaska senator wants $15 million for tsunami debris clean-up included in a federal disaster relief package for West Coast states affected by Superstorm Sandy. Sen. Mark Begich says the impact of debris from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan...
Channel 2 NewsFormer North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta was appointed by President Obama to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission Tuesday, drawing praise from Alaska’s U.S. senators for his continued service to the Last Frontier. Itta is a member and former...
Channel 2 NewsRep. Don Young voted Monday morning before he and his main challenger, state Rep. Sharon Cissna, had their final debate at an Anchorage Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Young, who's running for his 21st term in Congress since he was first elected in 1973,...
Tags: Elections, Wildlife, Politics, Government, Don Young
Channel 2 NewsAlaskan voters will help choose America’s next president Tuesday, in an election with almost every state lawmaker’s seat on the ballot and the future leadership of the state Senate an open question. Tuesday’s ballot is headed by the...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, Republican Party, Don Young, 2010 Census
Channel 2 NewsAlaska House Speaker Mike Chenault has been elected to a leadership position within the bipartisan National Conference of State Legislatures. A news release from the House majority says the Nikiski Republican was chosen recently to serve on the...
Tags: Politics, Mike Chenault, Government
Becky BohrerA coalition of conservation groups is suing the federal government over its approval of oil spill response plans for an Arctic Ocean drilling program. The lawsuit does not seek to stop Shell Oil from beginning to drill this summer as planned. ...
Channel 2 NewsA pair of Anchorage lawmakers, on opposite sides of the oil tax debate, heard a lot about that topic as they visited with constituents Saturday. Inside Rabbit Creek Community Church, Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, told eight mostly pro-tax change...
Channel 2 NewsU.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski delivered her annual speech to the Alaska State Legislature on Thursday, but some of her most powerful comments came after her prepared remarks during a question-and-answer session with Alaska lawmakers. Murkowski answered...
Los Angeles TimesRonda Storms is a Republican state senator from Florida. She is also a mom who buys the groceries for her family of four. A few months ago, Storms, 46, started noticing that some fellow shoppers were using federal food stamp money to purchase a lot of...
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