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Underground fuel tanks compound the severity of fuel leaks

Underground fuel tanks compound the severity of fuel leaksThe smell of diesel and rainbow sheen on a Douglas Island creek in July led environmental responders on a complicated three-month hunt to a leaking underground fuel tank.

Following the election, some Alaskans join secession bandwagon

Following the election, some Alaskans join secession bandwagonTwo people from Alaska have added their petitions for secession to the growing group of people seeking to withdraw from the U.S.

New partnership seeks to protect and maintain salmon habitat

New partnership seeks to protect and maintain salmon habitatWild Pacific Northwest salmon face a bleak future, boasting but a tiny fraction of their historical population size, according to collaboration between salmon biologists and conservation advocates.

In the 2012 election, Twitter becomes the world’s largest roundtable

In the 2012 election, Twitter becomes the world’s largest roundtableTwitter makes a mark as a source of information and predictions this election cycle:

Coast Guard’s only active icebreaker stops in Juneau

Coast Guard’s only active icebreaker stops in JuneauThe icebreaker Healy stopped in Juneau last week after another season's work, and the ship's crew invited the public aboard.

Juneau builders find heating solution underground, but it’s not what you think

Juneau builders find heating solution underground, but it’s not what you thinkRising fuel prices have long put builders on the lookout for a viable alternative to expensive boilers with low efficiency.

Construction barge begins removal of DeHart’s marina

Construction barge begins removal of DeHart’s marinaA construction barge is removing the DeHart’s marina in Auke Bay this week.

Costumed families gather for fun learning at Fall Fest

Costumed families gather for fun learning at Fall FestDozens of families gathered today for the annual Fall Family Fun Fest at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor's Center.

Pawsitively Fabulous Pet Fashion Show

Pawsitively Fabulous Pet Fashion ShowTen dogs and one cat took to the stage last Saturday for the Pawsitively Fabulous Pet Fashion Show.

Railroad: damage, lost revenue, may exceed $1M

An Alaska Railroad spokeswoman says washouts of track and lost revenue likely will cost the line more than $1 million.