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Saturn Shows Off A Massive Spinning Vortex: ‘The Rose’

Saturn Shows Off A Massive Spinning Vortex: ‘The Rose’

NASA is calling it “The Rose.” By any other name, it’s a mammoth storm on Saturn’s north pole. Its eye spans an estimated 1,250 miles — 20 times the size of an average hurricane’s eye on Earth.

Signature collection starts for oil tax referendum

Signature collection starts for oil tax referendum

With the signature booklets hot off the printers, opponents of a controversial tax cut for oil companies should be able to start gathering support for their referendum Tuesday.

Search underway for lost Sealaska canoe

Search underway for lost Sealaska canoe

Two canoes traveling from Juneau hit bad weather and rough water on Saturday. One canoe was lost.

Sitka girl, 15, shaves head for childhood cancer research

Sitka girl, 15, shaves head for childhood cancer research

The majority of participants in the event are males, but a few women join them. And in Sitka last Friday, a teenage girl decided to take the plunge, raising nearly $3,000 in the process.

Delta-Area Farmer Determined To Rebuild After Fire Wipes Out Poultry Barn

Delta-Area Farmer Determined To Rebuild After Fire Wipes Out Poultry Barn

A Delta Junction-area farmer is cleaning up from a barn fire that killed hundreds of chickens and other livestock that provided most of her livelihood. Brandy McClean is seeking help in an effort to save her business.

Alaska Supreme Court clarifies redistricting decision

Alaska Supreme Court clarifies redistricting decision

Alaska’s highest court says the first step in the redistricting process is to draw political boundaries based on state constitutional requirements.

Walker plans to continue TV show during run for governor

Walker plans to continue TV show during run for governor

Bill Walker plans to continue his weekly TV show while running for governor.

Advisory board recommends water & sewer increase

Advisory board recommends water & sewer increase

A citizens’ board is recommending a 5 percent increase in Juneau sewer and water rates beginning July first.

Museums, attractions gear up for more ships, passengers (+ slideshow)

Museums, attractions gear up for more ships, passengers (+ slideshow)

Alaska’s tour industry expects more people to visit the state this year. More and larger cruise ships are on their way, bringing visitors through Southeast and across the Gulf of Alaska.

Sprucing up Main Street

Sprucing up Main Street

“When the name of the road is Main Street there’s never a good time to rebuild it.” The work was scheduled with an eye on having the least impact on both the legislative session and the upcoming tourist season.