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Major repairs on the horizon for the State Capitol building

Major repairs on the horizon for the State Capitol buildingWhen legislators enter Alaska’s capitol building soon for the session, they won’t have to be concerned about falling debris.

Drill ship, tows still battle Gulf of Alaska storm

Drill ship, tows still battle Gulf of Alaska stormThe Coast Guard says the crews of two towing vessels attached to a Shell drill ship continue to battle a fierce storm in the Gulf of Alaska.

Alaskans can Pick. Click. Give. to 471 organizations in 2013.

Alaskans can Pick. Click. Give. to 471 organizations in 2013.It’s almost time for Alaskans to file for their permanent fund dividends. And that means they also have the option to give a portion of their pfd to charitable and non-profit organizations through the state’s charitable giving program, Pick. Click. Give.

Fosbee owners required to upgrade electrical system

Fosbee owners required to upgrade electrical systemFosbee owners will have to work with the CBJ Building Department and fire marshal’s office to bring the building into compliance with fire and electrical codes.

Tug towing Shell’s Kulluk drill rig experiences engine problems

Tug towing Shell’s Kulluk drill rig experiences engine problemsCoast Guard Spokesman David Mosley in Anchorage says the tug Aiviq began experiencing engine problems late last night. He says it has enough power to maintain its current position, about 48 hours from landfall.

More counterfeit checks surfacing in Anchorage

Anchorage police say more victims are coming forward in connection with four U.S. Postal Service mail collection boxes that were stolen.

Coast Guard finds safety violations on Shell rig

Coast Guard finds safety violations on Shell rigShell’s Noble Discoverer drill rig has had several high-profile mishaps in 2012. Now, the Coast Guard says it found problems with the rig's on-board systems during an emergency inspection in Seward.

No deal in sight to avert federal spending cuts

There is no deal in sight, though leaders may try and push a pared back plan to avert the fiscal cliff.

Calista announces creation of new subsidiary

Calista Corp. says it has created a new subsidiary to provide engineering, energy and environmental consulting services.

Rasmuson Foundation commits millions to the arts

Rasmuson Foundation commits millions to the artsThe Rasmuson Foundation is committing millions of dollars over the next four years to support the arts in Alaska.