The state's Department of Education and Early Development will likely face the steepest cuts of any department, said Sen. Mike Dunleavy, a key player in education policy in the Alaska Senate.
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The Alaska Air National Guard and Alaska State Troopers on Saturday came to the aid of a man who fell into a crevasse on Eureka Glacier.
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Restrictions on bag limits and season length will start on July 1 for both the Western Arctic and Teshekpuk herds, whose numbers are dropping. Restrictions will affect both resident and non-resident hunters.
Jillian Rogers
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson rescue squadrons supported the rescue of two Saudi F-15 pilots from the Gulf of Aden on Friday, according to an Alaska Air National Guard official. 
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With Southcentral Alaska’s snow-sparse winter coming to a close, volunteers and skiers at Arctic Valley made the most of what little snow they had to celebrate the 11th annual Merry Marmot Festival.
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News & Politics

Hunting restrictions on 2 Alaska caribou herds to take effect this summer

Restrictions on bag limits and season length will start on July 1 for both the Western Arctic and Teshekpuk herds, whose numbers are dropping. Restrictions will affect both resident and non-resident hunters.Jillian Rogers

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Deep snow and bitter cold forced famous Iditarod Trail hiker Tim Hewitt to reluctantly accept a snowmachine rescue. His ninth Iditarod Trail Invitational ended with both him and his wife, Loreen, heading home to mend their frostbite.Craig Medred