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Alaska voters will select new member of Congress on Tuesday

Alaska voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, August 16 to mark their ballots in a couple of...

 

Brown bear eating trash killed in Sitka

SITKA (AP) — A bear going through trash has been killed by authorities in Sitka, a community that experienced a record number of bear incidents...

 
 By Max Graham    News    July 28, 2022

Did a wild wolf breed with a domestic dog?

HAINES-Not every day does a wild wolf mate with a domestic dog. But a handful of local puppies born...

 
 By James Brooks    News    July 28, 2022

Almost 1 in 5 state jobs are vacant as hiring struggle gets worse

The top employees of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. are some of the highest-paid public workers in Alaska, but with wages rising across the country... Full story

 

ALPS Federal Credit Union and Tongass Federal Credit Union announce intent to merge

ALPS Federal Credit Union, with headquarters in Sitka, and Tongass Federal Credit Union, with...

 

Alaska to begin paying dividend, energy checks September 20

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska plans to begin distributing this year’s oil-wealth fund check and a special energy relief payment to...

 

Peak budworm infestation eats its way through Southeast forest

Look around Southeast and you will see a lot of evergreen trees that aren't so green.  Southeast...

 
 By Jess Field    News    July 14, 2022

Spring black bear popular with nonresidents

Hunting guide Logan Canton has been working all over the state since 2008, including conducting...

 
 By Carleigh Minor    News    July 7, 2022

Sealaska Heritage brings Southeast Native history online

Sealaska Heritage Institute has made available online for the public recordings of two important treasures in the preservation of traditional...

 
 By Lisa Phu    News    June 30, 2022

Right to abortion in Alaska remains protected, but advocates say it's fragile

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade today, ending the federal right to abortion and... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 30, 2022

House District 2 Candidate Questionnaire, Part 2

If elected, would you work to improve access to affordable child care? Kenny Skaflestad: This is a p...

 
 By James Brooks    News    June 30, 2022

Spending rises, but so does savings, in new Alaska state budget signed by Dunleavy

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has signed a $14.4 billion state budget, the sixth-largest in state history, after vetoing about $400 million from a proposa...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 30, 2022

State ferry system still short of hiring needs

The Alaska Marine Highway System has enough crew to operate its summer schedule, though it still lacks a sufficient cushion to handle worker...

 

Alaska ferry service returns to Prince Rupert

Alaska state ferry service between Ketchikan and Prince Rupert, British Columbia, resumed on Monday...

 

Al Gross will withdraw from Alaska's U.S. House race

Republican candidate Tara Sweeney cannot replace independent candidate Al Gross in Alaska's special... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 23, 2022

House District 2 Candidate Questionnaire, Part 1

Two candidates have filed for candidacy in this year's election to fill Rep. Jonathon...

 
 By James Brooks    News    June 16, 2022

Palin, Begich, Gross and Peltola will advance in special U.S. House election

The four finalists for Alaska's special U.S. House election have been decided. Based on results... Full story

 
 By Chris Basinger    News    June 9, 2022

'Mug Up sheds light on life inside canneries

Amongst the sounds of churning conveyor belts, rolling carts, and running rivers, a high pitched...

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 9, 2022

Malaspina will have new life as museum, employee housing and classroom

After 56 years of service in the Alaska Marine Highway System fleet and almost three years tied up at a Ketchikan dock, unused and in need of costly...

 
 By BECKY BOHRER    News    June 9, 2022

48 candidates crowd Alaska's unusual House primary

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska voters are facing an election unlike any theyve seen, with 48 candidates running to succeed the man who had held the...

 
 By Yereth Rosen    News    June 2, 2022

EPA moves to prevent Pebble Mine development in Bristol Bay watershed

The Biden administration has officially revived an Obama-era plan that would put the Bristol Bay watershed off-limits to the proposed Pebble Mine or... Full story

 
 By James Brooks    News    June 2, 2022

Ahead of filing deadline, almost a third of the Alaska Legislature isn't seeking re-election

Months before Alaska’s state elections, the Legislature is set for major turnover. At least 17 of the Legislature’s 60 members will be in a new... Full story

 
 By Larry Persily    News    June 2, 2022

Senate Finance co-chair Stedman says state needs more in savings

If oil prices stay above $100 a barrel for the next 12 months, the state could end the fiscal year in June 2023 with about $2.3 billion in its...

 
 By James Brooks    News    May 19, 2022

Legislature approves budget with $3,200 payout per Alaskan

Three minutes before 11 p.m. on the last day of its regular session, the Alaska Legislature... Full story

 

USCG to conduct waterborne missions in Petersburg this summer

From June through August, personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Teams and Coast Guard Sector Juneau will be in Petersburg...

 

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