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Ferry system limits solo travel by kids, teenagers

Ferry system limits solo travel by kids, teenagersThe Alaska Marine Highway System will no longer allow children and teenagers under 18 to travel solo

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, Dunbar

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, DunbarSen. Mark Begich would be headed back to Washington, D.C., had the rest of the state voted like Southeast. And Bill Walker would have solidly won the governor’s race.

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positions

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positionsMost Southeast legislative candidates oppose the marijuana and Bristol Bay ballot initiatives. But they support the minimum wage measure.

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidates

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidatesBritish Columbia mines are slated to be built close to transboundary rivers. That worries some candidates for the Alaska Legislature.

Report: Second-growth logging can start now

Report: Second-growth logging can start nowTwo Oregon researchers, one an industry consultant and the other an environmental activist, say the transition to harvesting younger trees can happen within five years, a half to a third of what the Forest Service expects.

More Big Thorne timber sales announced

More Big Thorne timber sales announcedConservationists say the area where the sales are planned needs protection.

Sealaska subsidiary closes Kake office, lays off 3

Sealaska subsidiary closes Kake office, lays off 3The layoffs by the Sealaska subsidiary Managed Business Solutions comes after it losing a large contract.

Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River

Fire on the mountain near the Yukon RiverA smoking mountain near the Yukon River not far from Eagle is, after further study, still a puzzle.

Southeast cities hot and cold on ballot measures

Southeast cities hot and cold on ballot measuresSoutheast Alaska voters shot down some tax changes and construction projects during the Oct. 7 municipal elections.

State voter pamphlet contains anti-Begich ad

The Division of Elections voter pamphlet is arriving in mailboxes across the state. Way in the back is a page that caught some voters by surprise.