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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.”

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollment

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollmentThe Juneau School District begins the new school year with about 50 more students than projected

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.

Indian Village totem poles come down

Indian Village totem poles come downThe two totem poles that stood for 36 years in Juneau’s old Indian Village have been hauled off.

Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72Tlingit expert, linguist and award winning writer Richard Dauenhauer passed away Tuesday morning at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

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.

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.

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as “Right to Mush” state

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as “Right to Mush” stateThe resolution was created after mushers across the state began reporting harassment like obstructed trails, traps set on trails, and lawsuits threatening kennel operations.

New recycling program tackles illegal dumping of fishing nets

New recycling program tackles illegal dumping of fishing netsA new recycling initiative aims to curb illegal dumping of fishing nets in Wrangell, and send the old nets to Slovenia to be melted down for re-use.