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Haines has some of the lowest cruise ship moorage fees in Southeast Alaska. And last month the borough assembly approved further lowering those fees for three summers.
In compiling a database of fatal police shootings, The Washington Post took an extra step — finding details about the mental health of the deceased. Reporter Kimberly Kindy relates what she learned.
Restoration of the pole means the history and significance of an event that began the Tsimshian renaissance will be preserved for generations to come.
In late May, the state body charged with oversight of judges and courts cited Judge Dooley for six incidents the commission said may have violated codes of professional conduct.
Dial-up Internet access is a distant memory for most of us. But slow connections to the web are still a fact of life in much of the far north.
The ship and its crew are in Alaska this summer to enforce fisheries regulations and provide search and rescue support. They are slated to depart again Monday.
Colors, cheer and sun grace Douglas on the Fourth of July.
Olson was a Bristol Bay fisherman, and was the longtime president, CEO and chairman of the board of the Bristol Bay Native Corporation.
There is not enough child care in Petersburg. One of the preschools, the Petersburg Children’s Center, has a waiting list of 45 kids. A planned expansion could help drop that number.
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At 4:49 p.m. Alaska time, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck 24 miles southwest of Talkeetna, a town of nearly 900 residents.
Police in Juneau kept their old school batons longer than many departments in the country, but they now plan to replace the straight stick model with collapsible steel batons this fall.
Troopers said in a press release that the body and clothing found Friday match descriptions of de Miranda Santiago.
A proposal before the Fairbanks City Council would add a 5 percent sales tax to marijuana products when they become legal in 2016.
The largest avian influenza outbreak to hit the poultry industry in history has spread across the lower 48 U.S. states and Canada, but Alaskan flocks have not yet been affected.
Tobacco consumption in the state has dipped to its lowest point since the latest available records in 2001.
Footage from the security system of the Norwegian Cruise Line ship shows the crew member jumping overboard without a life jacket at 4:16 a.m. Thursday.
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Greek voters turned down a bailout offer from European leaders on Sunday. Both before and after the votes were counted, Greeks were divided over how the outcome would affect the country’s future.
After nearly a decade of traveling through space, NASA’s New Horizons probe is about to arrive at Pluto. On Tuesday it will begin an intensive, week-long study of the distant world.
Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren’t as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.
Not everyone celebrated when the British surrendered at Yorktown. About a fifth of all colonists remained loyal to the Crown; for them, the American victory spelled exodus and, often, more violence.