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Governor Dunleavy Demands Federal Recognition of State Owned Lands

April 26, 2022

April 26, 2022 (Anchorage) — Today, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy announced a lawsuit that asks the courts to recognize the State’s ownership to submerged lands within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, an ownership granted at Statehood but not yet fully recognized by

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Five People Survive Plane Crash Near Iliamna

March 06, 2022

All five survived the initial impact, and are receiving medical care at Anchorage area hospitals. One person is in serious condition, one is in fair condition, and three are in stable condition, troopers said in an update Sunday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m. on Saturday, troopers received notice

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Development Permit for a New Store in Newhalen

February 01, 2022

On February 1, 2022 the Planning Commission for the Lake and Peninsula Borough reviewed a development permit at an online meeting. The permit was from the Newhalen Tribal Council to build a store on an existing lot. Newhalen currently does not have a store and residents shop in Iliamna. Joanne

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8.2 Earthquake

The State of Alaska deployed an interagency damage assessment team of borough and state officials to the Alaska Peninsula Monday following the magnitude 8.2

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