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Juneau Access funding in gov’s proposed budget

Juneau Access funding in gov’s proposed budgetGov. Sean Parnell’s proposed fiscal year 2014 operating budget sets aside $10 million for the Juneau Access Road...

Parnell proposes Alaska Grown school lunch funding

Parnell proposes Alaska Grown school lunch funding

Alaska halibut and salmon were on the menu in Juneau schools this fall, thanks to current year Alaska Grown funding. Photo by Heather Bryant.

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Kemp named commissioner of Alaska DOT

Governor Sean Parnell has named Pat Kemp commissioner of the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. Kemp had been interim commissioner since October.

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Murkowski, Begich say Kerry could win easy nomination

Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich are praising President Barack Obama’s choice for the next secretary of state.

Anchorage bound jet diverted to Juneau

An Alaska Airlines jet flying from Seattle to Anchorage was diverted to Juneau International Airport late Sunday night.

Alaska considered lawsuit over ESA listing of bearded, ringed seals

Alaska is considering a legal challenge to an Endangered Species Act listing of bearded and ringed seals.

NORAD’s annual Santa Tracking program kicks into high gear

NORAD’s annual Santa Tracking program kicks into high gearNORAD has its eye on the sky tracking Santa’s trip around the world this Christmas Eve

Dean Williams dies at age 95

Dean Williams dies at age 95Dean Williams seldom missed a walk downtown and always had a smile...

Alaska capitol and church bells toll on behalf of Sandy Hook

Alaska capitol and church bells toll on behalf of Sandy HookBells across Alaska rang at 9:30 Friday morning in memory of the Connecticut elementary school shooting.

Tragedy at Sandy Hook prompts calls for local discussion on gun control

Tragedy at Sandy Hook prompts calls for local discussion on gun controlMayor Merrill Sanford says he’s not likely to call a community meeting to talk about gun control.