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Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeover

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeoverAfter 53 years of continuous service, the turbines at Sitka’s Blue Lake Hydro plant are quiet.

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in Alaska

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in AlaskaIn Alaska, where small medical practices are the norm, the new electronic records requirements can be a heavy burden.

In tight race, oil tax referendum behind

In tight race, oil tax referendum behindWith some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell’s signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in Petersburg

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in PetersburgThe DOT officials were vetting a draft of the state’s latest plan for transportation for Southeast.

King salmon trolling ends on slow note

King salmon trolling ends on slow noteAfter an unprecedented two extensions, the summer king salmon season for trollers in Southeast is over.

Bethel man recovering from gunshot wound after altercation with police

Bethel man recovering from gunshot wound after altercation with policeA 31-year-old Bethel man is recovering after being shot by a police officer during an altercation Friday.

Coast Guard and DOT leaders visit Nome to hear needs

Coast Guard and DOT leaders visit Nome to hear needsIncreasing arctic traffic and emergency response needs prompted federal officials to visit Nome Friday to get a first-hand account of what's happening.

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exports

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exportsSecretary of Energy Ernest Moniz says the No. 1 way his department can help spur natural gas exports on the North Slope is by staying out of the way.

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge Young

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge YoungAnchorage Democrat Forrest Dunbar is hoping to challenge Don Young for Alaska’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

A kinder, gentler militia? Alaska’s movement rebrands

A kinder, gentler militia? Alaska’s movement rebrandsMilitia groups in the state are trying to show a different side to the movement.