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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

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.