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Alaska National Guard officers fired, rehired

The acting top official of the Alaska National Guard fired two high-ranking officers last week but reversed the action a day later at the direction of Gov. Sean Parnell.

Juneau considers tax changes

The Juneau Assembly is considering possible changes to its tax exemption rules to help ease the city's budget concerns.

Alaska attorneys: Right to marry is fundamental

A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Friday in the case filed by five couples challenging Alaska's ban on gay marriage as unconstitutional.

Tobacco tax before Petersburg voters

Tobacco tax before Petersburg votersA pack of smokes will cost another two bucks if a ballot measure passes in Petersburg.

Cruise traffic level, but could grow soon

Cruise traffic level, but could grow soonAlaska’s cruise ship season ended last week with a similar number of visitors as in 2013. But the next few years could be different.

Petersburg considers changes to senior sales tax exemption

Petersburg considers changes to senior sales tax exemptionFour measures on the Oct. 7 ballot could change Petersburg's senior citizen sales-tax exemption

Art is big business in Southeast Alaska

Art is big business in Southeast AlaskaWhat are the arts worth to Southeast Alaska? A new economic study says at least $60 million a year in business.

Southeast cross-country teams race in Petersburg

Southeast cross-country teams race in PetersburgCross-country runners from 15 Southeast Alaska high schools competed in Petersburg over the weekend.

Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fish

Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fishThe Southeast Alaska summer troll fishery is being extended by 10 days, but many fishermen won't take advantage

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projects

Tribal groups disagree about BC mine projectsA dam failure at a British Columbia mine shows what could happen at proposed near-border mines. But some tribal governments strongly support development.