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Alaska Station Sets Dubious Record: Most Senate Campaign Ads

Alaska Station Sets Dubious Record: Most Senate Campaign AdsThe Center for Public Integrity calculates that KTUU TV in Anchorage ran more U.S. Senate ads this cycle than any other television station in the country — 12,300 in all.

A green way to deal with carbon dioxide

A green way to deal with carbon dioxideLast week, I wrote about a thought experiment proposed by Fairbanks scientist Jim Beget. He suggests raining down crystals of a compound that captures carbon dioxide onto a frigid plateau in Antarctica.

Slideshow: Juneau Adult Hockey Association season winding down

Slideshow: Juneau Adult Hockey Association season winding downThe Juneau Adult Hockey Association is wrapping up its fall season with a full slate of playoff games still to be played mid November.

Political newcomers Dukowitz, Kito vie for House District 33 seat

Political newcomers Dukowitz, Kito vie for House District 33 seatBoth candidates for House District 33 on next week’s general election ballot are new to campaigning.

Young apologizes for suicide remarks; is warmly received at AFN

Young apologizes for suicide remarks; is warmly received at AFNAlaska Congressman Don Young angered many of his constituents this week with remarks about suicide at Wasilla High that he later acknowledged were insensitive.

Is someone poisoning Sitka bears?

Is someone poisoning Sitka bears?Someone appears to be poisoning bears near Sitka’s Sawmill Creek Road. A young male found dead last week may be the latest victim.

A cool idea for locking up carbon dioxide

A cool idea for locking up carbon dioxideJim Beget spends much of his time digging for clues from long ago, like when a volcanic island might have collapsed into the sea, sending giant waves to distant shores.

U.S. Senate candidates spar over resource development

U.S. Senate candidates spar over resource developmentU.S. Senate candidates Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan sparred Thursday over who can better move Washington to bring more resource development to Alaska.

Wrangell doctor indicted on child porn charges

Wrangell doctor indicted on child porn chargesA federal grand jury indicted a Wrangell doctor Wednesday on child porn charges.

Alaska Public Media, ADN reach agreement with state over public records request

Alaska Public Media, ADN reach agreement with state over public records requestAlaska Public Media and the Alaska Dispatch News have reached an agreement with the state of Alaska in their lawsuit to obtain records related to the Alaska National Guard scandal.