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Front Street clinic faces staffing challenges

Front Street clinic faces staffing challengesA Juneau health center that faced closure earlier this year over funding now is struggling to keep top positions filled.

Appeals court to reconsider Tongass case

Appeals court to reconsider Tongass caseIn March, a divided three-judge panel sided with the state of Alaska and found the U.S. Department of Agriculture had legitimate grounds in 2003 to temporarily exempt the Tongass from the Roadless Rule.

Eyak to pay $2.5M fine to settle fraud case

The company's director of contracts, Harold Babb, accepted kickbacks from contractors from 2007 to 2011 and is serving a seven-year prison sentence.

Man sentenced in Anchorage police dog stabbing

Prosecutor Daniel Shorey says the long sentence reflects the community's strong disapproval of the attack.

Alaska regents OK tobacco ban

Alaska regents OK tobacco banThe resolution bans cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, water pipes, e-cigarettes, e-cigars and vape pens. It also forbids their use anywhere on a campus, including trails, parking lots and university-owned streets and sidewalks.

Walker hopes to have appointments in place soon

Walker hopes to have appointments in place soonWalker is considering his options for commissioners of Education and Environmental Conservation.

Questions on how to count governors in Alaska

Questions on how to count governors in AlaskaThis week, Bill Walker became the 13th governor of Alaska. Or the 11th. It depends on how you count.

Troopers say Buckland man threatened school

A 34-year-old Buckland man faces a terroristic threatening charge after troopers allege he threatened to shoot children at the local school.

Governor to release Parnell budget without endorsements

Gov. Bill Walker plans to release the budget of his predecessor without endorsements to satisfy a Dec. 15 deadline for proposing a budget.

Coast Guardsmen accept plea in game waste case

A tip led Alaska Wildlife Troopers on Oct. 1 to a deer and four ducks left along Montana Creek Road. Antlers had been removed from the deer.