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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.”

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.