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GCI completes purchase of 3 Southeast TV stations

GCI completes purchase of 3 Southeast TV stationsGCI has completed its purchase of three television stations in Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan. The deal means the telecom giant now owns almost every commercial TV station in Southeast Alaska.

Whale collision with Kennicott under investigation

NOAA law enforcement officials are currently investigating a collision between the state ferry Kennicott and a humpback whale near Kodiak.

Southeast commercial troll fleet gets second shot at king salmon

Southeast commercial troll fleet gets second shot at king salmonSoutheast Alaska’s commercial troll fishing fleet will have another crack at king salmon in August even with a big haul from the first Chinook opening in July.

Cameras catch Rep. Young twisting arm in Capitol

Cameras catch Rep. Young twisting arm in CapitolFootage of Alaska Congressman Don Young today shows him literally twisting the arm of a young man in a hallway of the U.S. Capitol.

Aniak youths rescue eagle

Aniak youths rescue eagleAn Aniak woman came across an injured bald eagle earlier this week. With help from her community in remote Southwest Alaska, she gave the bird a second chance and brought it to the care of veterinary experts.

Alaska Air says it is holding its own against Delta onslaught

Alaska Air says it is holding its own against Delta onslaughtThe intensifying competition between Alaska Airlines and rival Delta Air Lines in the Western skies does not seem to be hurting the bottom line of either company.

One dog dead after another muskox attack in Nome

One dog dead after another muskox attack in NomeYet another muskox attack over the weekend has left dog owners aggravated, while Nome residents and wildlife officials dispute who is responsible for coming up with a solution to the problem.

In Tok, some grumbling over electricity rate hikes

In Tok, some grumbling over electricity rate hikesSome people are frustrated that they’re being charged more partly because they’re conserving electricity – and generating it themselves.

Southwest, Southeast Alaska face highest risks from ocean acidification

Southwest, Southeast Alaska face highest risks from ocean acidificationCoastal communities in Alaska that depend on fisheries were warned Tuesday to prepare for the impacts of ocean acidification.

Research team sets out for Islands of the Four Mountains

Research team sets out for Islands of the Four MountainsA group of researchers left Unalaska this past weekend for a remote part of the central Aleutians: the Islands of the Four Mountains.