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Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerge when it’s warmer. Why didn’t we think of that?

Ketchikan man tries to kayak away from troopers

Ketchikan man tries to kayak away from troopersA Ketchikan is in custody today after he allegedly tried to evade Alaska State Troopers by escaping in a kayak.

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

Slideshow: Hockey season kicks off with training

Slideshow: Hockey season kicks off with trainingThe Juneau Douglas Ice Association helped kick off another season at Treadwell Ice Arena by bringing back the Rocky Mountain Hockey School last week.

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buy

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buyAmericans for Prosperity announced yesterday it has paid more than $1 million to run a TV ad attacking incumbent Mark Begich.

Walker wins primary … for Libertarian Senate nomination

Walker wins primary … for Libertarian Senate nominationThe victory of an unknown by the name of Thom Walker has puzzled the Libertarian party.

Begich says ‘Bring it on’

Begich says ‘Bring it on’Sen. Mark Begich says his opponent in the general election has moved to the extreme far-right on many issues.

The Ice Bucket Challenge splashes into Petersburg

The Ice Bucket Challenge splashes into PetersburgEveryone from Justin Bieber to Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has been doused with water.

Yup’ik voters give Alaska ballot translation mixed reviews

Yup’ik voters give Alaska ballot translation mixed reviewsAll eight of the Yup’ik voters that KYUK talked with said they needed help understanding what they were voting on.

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cansHills Bros. coffee was so popular in Alaska it inspired a local archaeologist to produce a field guide, the “Hills Bros. Coffee Can Chronology.”