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Mosquito Lake school in Haines won’t reopen

Mosquito Lake school in Haines won’t reopenThe group still plans to work on strategies to open the school in the future.

Sec. Jewell on the Hot Seat in Murkowski’s Committee

Sec. Jewell on the Hot Seat in Murkowski’s CommitteeMurkowski used the occasion to bash Jewell for recent department decisions blocking oil development on the North Slope.

Southeast Alaska king salmon head north in search of cooler waters

Southeast Alaska king salmon head north in search of cooler watersThis news was delivered to the Alaska Board of Fisheries as their spring meeting opened in Sitka Monday afternoon.

Federal Subsistence Board seeks change to rural determination process

The definition of rural has been slippery in Alaska, where many communities exist outside the developed road system.

CBJ Regular Meeting 2/23/2015

Audio from the Feb. 23, 2015 CBJ Assembly meeting.

With school choice resolution, legislature revisits voucher question

With school choice resolution, legislature revisits voucher questionWith a crowd of charter school students in the gallery, the Alaska State House used a school choice resolution as a proxy for a debate on vouchers on Monday.

Walker files bill to create marijuana control board

Walker files bill to create marijuana control boardJust one day before marijuana possession becomes legal in Alaska, Gov. Bill Walker has filed legislation to create a marijuana control board.

More charges unlikely in Ketchikan case of restrained child

Additional charges likely won’t be filed against a couple that police say had restrained their 5-year-old grandchild by taping her legs and holding her in a makeshift cage.

Wrangell Assembly asks state to fully fund revenue sharing

Wrangell Assembly asks state to fully fund revenue sharingBorough Manager Jeff Jabusch said without the revenue sharing program, Wrangell would have to increase property taxes by 40 percent to keep up current services.

Board of Fish meets in Sitka today

Board of Fish meets in Sitka todayOn the agenda for the board are 107 proposals for changes in management to Southeast Alaska’s herring, salmon, and groundfish fisheries.