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Health officials say Ebola threat low in Alaska

Alaska health officials say the state's remote location, sparse population and few ties to affected countries put Alaska at a lower risk than other states.

HUD grants target Native housing projects

HUD Secretary Julian Castro announced Monday the award of millions of dollars in housing grants to American Indian and Alaska Native tribes nationwide. Castro made the announcement while in Anchorage.

In Ketchikan, mayoral candidate has felony record

Court records show that Ketchikan Gateway Borough mayoral candidate Lewis Armey Jr. was convicted of felony coercion last year.

Liveaboard firefighter stops spreading Sitka harbor blaze

Quick thinking by an off-duty Sitka firefighter may have prevented a boat fire from becoming a major disaster in a local harbor last week.

Gwich’in translators scramble to ready election materials

In Fairbanks, Gwich’in language experts are finding the process of translating election materials challenging.

SE ballots cover taxes, repairs and construction

SE ballots cover taxes, repairs and constructionSome Southeast Alaska voters will consider how to raise revenue and spend it on Tuesday's municipal elections.

Winter troll fishery begins this week

Winter troll fishery begins this weekThe winter troll fishery opens on Thursday, Oct. 11. The fishery targets wild and hatchery Chinook salmon.

Ketchikan adjusts to new graduation exam rules

Ketchikan adjusts to new graduation exam rulesThree dozen former Ketchikan students got retroactive diplomas due to legislation changing high school graduation exam requirements.

Profile: Rep. Don Young doesn’t hold back

Profile: Rep. Don Young doesn’t hold back

At 81, Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young still thunders his opposition to the federal government when he gets worked up about it. A speech last … more

Executive who spearheaded digital strategy to leave NPR

Kinsey Wilson, who has been a driving force behind NPR’s digital strategy for the past six years, will leave the network, NPR CEO Jarl Mohn … more