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  • John Devens, mayor of Valdez at time of oil spill, dies at 74

    On the eve of March 24, 1989, John Devens was living what was, for him, a near-perfect life. He was serving as the mayor of Valdez, Alaska, and as the president of a community college he'd expanded. He also had a license to operate a charter boat, and was running a small audiology practice on the side.
  • EPA urges protection for Bristol Bay, putting new Alaska mine at risk

    EPA urges protection for Bristol Bay, putting new Alaska mine at risk
    SEATTLE — The Environmental Protection Agency took the first step Friday toward possibly halting construction of the largest open-pit mine in North America, declaring that Alaska's Bristol Bay — home to the most productive sockeye salmon...

    Bristol Bay: Washington senator, chefs protest Pebble Mine

    SEATTLE -- Eight days after the federal government declared that a proposed mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay would have a devastating effect on the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery, a Washington senator and 250 chefs and food professionals...

    Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer

    Donna L. Hansen, congressional staffer
    Donna L. Hansen, a former congressional staffer whose lifelong struggle with diabetes led her to become an advocate for diabetes and cardiac research, died Nov. 15 from heart and kidney failure at Carroll Hospice's Dove House. The Sykesville resident...

    GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election

    GOP promise of immigration reform fades a year after election
    WASHINGTON — Earlier this year, as House Republicans began considering changes to the nation's immigration laws after their party's defeat in the presidential election, they were given a list of do's and don'ts that updated GOP thinking on the...