Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press

Becky Bohrer

The Associated Press

Juneau, AK, United States

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Recent articles by Becky:

Alaska court upholds voter-approved election changes

The Alaska Supreme Court has upheld as valid a voter-approved election system that would end party primaries in the state and institute ranked choice voting in general elections. → Read More

Baby abandoned in box on frigid Alaska street corner

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A newborn baby was reported in stable and healthy condition Monday after being found days earlier abandoned in a cardboard box in frigid temperatures near a rural intersection around Fairbanks, according to authorities in Alaska. Alaska State Troopers, in a statement, said they were notified around 2 p.m. Friday that a baby had been found abandoned. → Read More

Tribes lacking water see glimmer of hope with massive bill

The massive infrastructure bill signed earlier this year promises to bring change to Native American tribes that lack clean water or indoor plumbing through the largest single infusion of money into Indian Country → Read More

Tribes lacking water see glimmer of hope with massive bill

The infrastructure law includes $3.5 billion for the federal Indian Health Service, which provides health care to more than 2 million Native Americans and Alaska Natives, plus pots of money through other federal agencies for water projects. → Read More

Tribes lacking water see glimmer of hope with massive bill

The infrastructure law includes $3.5 billion for the federal Indian Health Service, which provides health care to more than 2 million Native Americans and Alaska Natives, plus pots of money → Read More

Infrastructure bill to aid US tribes with water, plumbing

The massive infrastructure bill signed earlier this year promises to bring change to Native American tribes that lack clean water or indoor plumbing through the largest single infusion of money into Indian Country. → Read More

Native corporations face deadline for federal relief funds

Alaska Native corporations face a year-end deadline to use federal coronavirus relief funds that the U.S. Supreme Court in late June ruled they were entitled to → Read More

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski to run in 2022; Trump backs rival

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska says she's running for reelection next year → Read More

Alaska corporation sues over Arctic refuge leases

An Alaska state corporation that was the main bidder in an oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge says it is suing federal officials over what it calls improper actions that are preventing lease activities → Read More

Rural Alaska at risk as COVID surge swamps faraway hospitals

Alaska is experiencing one of the nation's sharpest upticks in COVID-19 infections, and it's worsened by a limited health care system that largely relies on hospitals in its biggest city → Read More

Rural Alaska at risk as COVID surge swamps faraway hospitals

Alaska is experiencing one of the nation's sharpest upticks in COVID-19 infections, and it's worsened by a limited health care system that largely relies on hospitals in its biggest city. → Read More

EPA seeks to restart process that could restrict Alaska mine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will seek to restart a process that could restrict mining in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region, which is renowned for its salmon runs → Read More

Alaska lawmakers face crunch to pay checks from oil wealth

Alaska residents don’t know how much money they might get from the state’s oil wealth this year, or even when they might get the unique payout just for living in the oil-dependent state → Read More

Alaska lawmakers face crunch to pay checks from oil wealth

Alaska residents don’t know how much money they might get from the state’s oil wealth this year, or even when they might get the unique payout just for living in the oil-dependent state → Read More

Judge throws out Trump-era approvals for Alaska oil project

A federal judge in Anchorage has thrown out Trump administration approvals for a large planned oil project → Read More

Recovery of Alaska plane wreckage on hold due to bad weather

Efforts to recover the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in southeast Alaska last week and killed six people is on hold as investigators await a break in poor weather conditions → Read More

Reduced visibility hampers Alaska plane wreckage effort

Foggy, reduced-visibility conditions have delayed efforts to recover the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in southeast Alaska, killing six people → Read More

Coast Guard: 6 dead in Alaska sightseeing plane crash

The U.S. Coast Guard says a sightseeing plane crashed Thursday in southeast Alaska, killing all six people on board → Read More

Utah man sentenced to 30 years in death of wife on cruise

A Utah man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the beating death of his wife on an Alaska cruise → Read More

Corps: Appeal review for Alaska mine could take over a year

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it could take more than a year to weigh an appeal by a developer seeking to build a copper and gold mine in a region that supports the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery → Read More