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Train derails north of Skagway; no serious injuries reported

Train derails north of Skagway; no serious injuries reportedA tourist train apparently derailed north of Skagway Wednesday afternoon, though early reports suggest there were no serious injuries.

Peter Tony sentenced to 66 years in prison without parole

Peter Tony sentenced to 66 years in prison without parolePeter Tony was sentenced Tuesday to 66 years in jail with no parole for three consolidated child sex abuse counts in which he pleaded guilty.

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leader

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leaderAlaska has model job training and employment programs, according to the head of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Mallott raises most funds, but Parnell maintains biggest bank account

Mallott raises most funds, but Parnell maintains biggest bank accountDemocratic candidate for governor Byron Mallott was the top fundraiser this reporting period, but Republican incumbent Sean Parnell maintains the most money going into the general election.

Women crush record in soggy Sitka ’14 Alpine Adventure Run

Women crush record in soggy Sitka ’14 Alpine Adventure RunOn a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run.

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dan Sullivan has a bucket of advantages.

Petersburg museum’s WWII era photo project needs help with identifications

Petersburg museum’s WWII era photo project needs help with identificationsA museum in Petersburg is reaching out to try and identify hundreds of World War Two era photos of people from central Southeast Alaska.

Sunday night Anchorage shooting spree results in no injuries

Sunday night Anchorage shooting spree results in no injuriesAnchorage police say there's been no reports of injuries after more than 30 rounds were fired at a limousine bus containing 17 people.

POW bat tests positive for rabies, prompts warning

POW bat tests positive for rabies, prompts warningA bat infected with rabies was found earlier this month on Prince of Wales Island.

Pipeline critics: Grounding in Prince Rupert shows tanker risks

Pipeline critics: Grounding in Prince Rupert shows tanker risksA 750-foot bulk carrier ran aground outside Prince Rupert in British Columbia last Monday.