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Haines eateries starved for winter business

Haines eateries starved for winter businessAn inconsistent winter economy hurts year-round restaurants, but the lack of year-round restaurants could also hurt an important part of the economy: tourism.

Dallas Seavey wins the 2015 Iditarod

Dallas Seavey wins the 2015 IditarodDallas Seavey crossed under the burled arch in Nome at 4:13 a..m. Wednesday, securing his second-consecutive Iditarod win and his third four years.

Walker introduces Medicaid expansion bill

Walker introduces Medicaid expansion billHe has introduced a standalone bill that would allow the state to accept federal funding for Medicaid expansion, while also offering some reform measures.

Feds OK to process visas for roe technicians

The federal government can once again continue processing H-2b visas, the program that traditionally allows foreign roe technicians to work in Alaska seafood plants.

CBJ Regular Meeting 3/16/2015

Audio from the Mar. 16, 2015 CBJ Assembly meeting.

State asks court for more time on adoption case

State asks court for more time on adoption caseThe state on Monday asked the Alaska Supreme Court for more time in a case involving the adoption of a Yup’ik child, a case that tribes say will determine how the Indian Child Welfare Act, or ICWA, will be implemented in Alaska.

Fresh, drifting snow slowing progress along Iditarod trail

Fresh, drifting snow slowing progress along Iditarod trailIn the final push for Nome, Iditarod mushers are making big moves and cutting rest, but fresh snow, and drifted trail isn’t only slowing the leaders – trail conditions have also slowed dog teams in chase mode.

Juneau Capitals win three games in Bantam tournament

Juneau Capitals win three games in Bantam tournamentThe Juneau Douglas Ice Association hosted a state championship Bantam level (14 and under) tournament over the weekend at Treadwell Ice Arena.

Iditarod mushers consider all their options as they head up the coast

Iditarod mushers consider all their options as they head up the coastEverything from the condition of the dogs, to the weather can change dramatically and quickly on the sea ice, and that has mushers scrutinizing their own decisions and those made by their fellow competitors.

Proposed Arctic drilling regs take holistic look at safety

Proposed Arctic drilling regs take holistic look at safetyThe heads of the two federal agencies in charge of off-shore oil and gas drilling visited Alaska last week to discuss proposed safety regulations for drilling in the Arctic.