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Traffic now crossing Brotherhood Bridge replacement

Traffic now crossing Brotherhood Bridge replacementHalf of new four-lane crossing of Mendenhall River is completed.

150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek Massacre

150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek MassacreThe Sand Creek Massacre of December 1864 left nearly 200 people dead. Now, hundreds of Cheyenne and Arapaho are returning to the site to mark the 150th anniversary of the tragedy.

Walker submits skeletal capital budget

Walker submits skeletal capital budgetWith oil prices now crashing, Gov. Bill Walker has halved Parnell’s proposal to $106 million in unrestricted general fund spending — the money that legislators can appropriate with no strings attached.

Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Drug’s Use

Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Drug’s UseAn Arizona law aiming to limit prescription of RU-486 to the first seven weeks of pregnancy was blocked by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. On Monday, Supreme Court justices let that stand.

UA president to retire next year

UA president to retire next yearThe University of Alaska on Monday announced that President Pat Gamble plans to retire next year.

The U.S. Has A Surgeon General, For The First Time In 17 Months

The U.S. Has A Surgeon General, For The First Time In 17 MonthsA job that's been open in President Obama's administration since July of 2013 was finally filled Monday, as the Senate voted to confirm Vivek Murthy as America's new surgeon general.

Forest Service releases review of proposed power line to Kake

The intertie could make cheap hydroelectric power available to the 600 residents of Kake, who rely on costly diesel generators.

A Copper Bedrail Could Cut Back On Infections For Hospital Patients

A Copper Bedrail Could Cut Back On Infections For Hospital PatientsAround the world, patients acquire new infections simply from spending time in a hospital. One way to fight back: replacing hospital bed rails with copper, a natural infection-killer.

Petition against corruption needs 30,000 signatures to make 2016 ballot

Former state Republican representative and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Ray Metcalfe is leading the effort.

Tanana man to serve 30 days for assault of VSPO

Arvin Kangas entered his plea Monday for placing Sgt. Mark Haglin in fear of physical injury.