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Jerry Isaac, the former longtime leader of the Tanana Chiefs Conference in Interior Alaska, was named Saturday as the new co-chair for the Alaska Federation of Natives.

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In addition to the Senate and gubernatorial endorsements, the Alaska Federation of Natives approved a packet of 50 other resolutions that include opposition to Ballot Measure 2, support for tribal co-management of subsistence, and a push for more education funding for all kids.Lisa Demer
In any economy, some people can work for their neighbors -- fixing their roads, teaching their kids, selling them gas. But to bring anything in from outside, you need to have something that outsiders need.Erin McKittrick
When Cory Williams moved to Alaska earlier this year, he brought along some friends -- thousands of YouTube subscribers who follow his adventures through online videos. Michelle Theriault Boots
Alaska's congressman unintentionally sparked a conversation about suicide and language with what a national expert called his "insulting" comments during a visit to Wasilla High School last week. Zaz Hollander
The annual "Success Inside and Out" conference held at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center is intended to inspire inmates to plan ahead for their release -- and keep them from returning to prison in the future.Devin Kelly
To get the carbon dioxide out of the air and down to the ice sheet, Beget proposes seeding the air over central Antarctica with monoethanolamine, a compound industry workers use to capture carbon dioxide before it exits smokestacks.Ned Rozell
A new estimate prepared by the Department of Revenue says that if oil prices average $85 for this fiscal year, state oil income from production taxes under the new law would drop to $475 million -- $1.2 billion less than predicted last spring, but still better than the state would have done under ACES.Dermot Cole
Facing serious misconduct accusations, Alaska Army National Guard recruiter Master Sgt. Jarrett Carson hopes to save his military career. Jill Burke
The Anchorage Police Department, Alaska State Troopers and other agencies participated in a women in law enforcement job fair Wednesday at the University of Alaska Anchorage, encouraging students to consider joining the thin blue line.Jerzy Shedlock

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