Rural Alaska

A federal judge says the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine can serve a subpoena on an Internet services provider to preserve emails from a former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employee and an attorney who has represented Pebble critics.Associated Press
As a Canadian decision to close the border at night between the Southeast Alaska community of Hyder and the British Columbia town of Stewart goes into effect tonight, residents were planning a morning protest.Laurel Andrews
After regulators completed a second remedial study of environmental impacts that were supposed to be evaluated before exploration rights were auctioned off, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell ruled that the Chukchi Sea lease sale held seven years ago will stand.Yereth Rosen
The old Swanson’s grocery store in Bethel will become the new-old Swanson’s, or at least that’s what people are calling it for now.Lisa Demer
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