Becky Bohrer, The Associated Press

Becky Bohrer

The Associated Press

Juneau, AK, United States

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Recent articles by Becky:

Murkowski says she has tested positive for COVID-19

Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she has tested positive for COVID-19 → Read More

Independent Al Gross says he's ending Alaska House bid

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Al Gross, an independent running for Alaska's only U.S. House seat, said late Monday that he is ending his campaign after a top finish in this month's special primary. Gross in a statement said it was “with great hope for Alaska’s future” that he has decided to end his campaign. → Read More

Palin nabs early lead in Alaska US House special primary

Alaska elections officials have released initial vote counts in the special primary for the state's only U.S. House seat. → Read More

Alaska's unusual House primary draws Palin, Santa, 46 others

The huge number of candidates and the short timeline for holding the election after Republican U.S. Rep. Don Young's death on March 18 has some voters overwhelmed and scrambling to → Read More

Alaska's unusual House primary draws Palin, Santa, 46 others

Alaska voters are facing an election unlike any they’ve seen, with 48 candidates running to succeed the man who held the state’s only U.S. House seat for 49 years → Read More

EPA proposes restrictions in fight over Alaska mine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing restrictions that would block plans for a copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region → Read More

Alaska's cruise season starts as industry hopes for revival

The first large cruise ship of the season has arrived in Alaska, marking the start of what industry and tourism officials expect will be a more robust travel year after two pandemic-stunted seasons → Read More

Palin on serving in Congress: 'It would be all about Alaska'

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin isn't used to sharing the spotlight. In the nearly 14 years since she burst onto the national political scene, the former Alaska governor has appeared on reality television programs, written books, spent time as a Fox News contributor, formed a political action committee in her name and been a rumored White House contender. → Read More

Sarah Palin says she'd consider another VP run if Trump asks her in 2024

Sarah Palin is among 48 candidates running for Alaska's lone House seat following the death of Republican Rep. Don Young, who held the seat for 49 years. → Read More

Sarah Palin files paperwork to run in Alaska US House race

Sarah Palin on Friday shook up an already unpredictable race for Alaska's lone U.S. House seat, filing paperwork to join a field of at least 40 candidates seeking to fill the seat that had been held for 49 years by the late-U.S. Rep. Don Young, who died last month. → Read More

Rep. Don Young, longtime Alaska congressman, dies at 88

Don Young, who was the longest-serving current member of Congress, has died → Read More

Large opal sells for nearly $144K at Alaska auction

The opal, dubbed the “Americus Australis,” weighs more than 11,800 carats, according to the auction house Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals. → Read More

Brick-sized opal sells for nearly $144,000 at Alaska auction

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A gemstone, billed as one of the largest gem-quality opals ever found, was sold for $143,750 at auction in Alaska on Sunday. The opal, dubbed the "Americus Australis," weighs more than 11,800 carats, according to the auction house Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals. It also has a long history. → Read More

Brick-sized opal sells for nearly $144,000 at Alaska auction

The "Americus Australis" opal has a long history, but it was most recently kept in a linen closet. → Read More

Brick-sized opal sells for nearly $144,000 at Alaska auction

The "Americus Australis" opal has a long history, but it was most recently kept in a linen closet. → Read More

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