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Alaska’s kink community readies its new home after years of unique hurdles

Alaska’s kink community readies its new home after years of unique hurdlesAlaska has a tightening kink community made up of people living alternative lifestyles that range from discomfort with mainstream society to unconventional sex practices.

Middle school students build mobile app for Haines visitors

Middle school students build mobile app for Haines visitorsThis summer, when visitors to Haines wonder where the best restaurants, hotels and shops are, they’ll find out: there’s an app for that.

Experiment looks for slow earthquakes under Unalaska

Experiment looks for slow earthquakes under UnalaskaScientists are looking for the slow earthquakes underneath the Aleutians.

Marijuana Town Hall: Sitkans offer ideas on cafes, kids

Marijuana Town Hall: Sitkans offer ideas on cafes, kidsThe City of Sitka wants to have some regulations in place by the time the public use of marijuana becomes legal in Alaska on February 24.

Senate Finance considering bringing on former commissioners as consultants

The Senate Finance Committee is considering hiring two former state commissioners to help lawmakers review state spending and address massive budget deficits.

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communities

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communitiesAnother large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.

Keystone XL: Bad for Alaska crude?

Keystone XL: Bad for Alaska crude?The fight over the Keystone XL Pipeline is likely to heat up in Congress this week.

Four rescued as F/V Eyak sinks near Sitka

Four rescued as F/V Eyak sinks near SitkaFour people were rescued from the F/V Eyak early Monday morning after the boat went aground near Calligan Island, just north of the Goddard hot springs.

Environmental groups support EPA’s proposal on chemical dispersant use

Environmental groups support EPA’s proposal on chemical dispersant useAn environmental group based in Homer was part of the first push to change the existing dispersant rules.

Kake powerline project a little closer to construction

Kake powerline project a little closer to constructionThe Kake Petersburg Intertie as it’s called, has been under study for decades but the environmental review of the project underway has supporters thinking it’s a little closer to construction.