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Online petition protests UA president bonus

Online petition protests UA president bonusA protest over a possible $320,000 bonus for the president of the University of Alaska has collected more than 400 names.

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

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?

Troopers: Kotlik girl drowns in bucket of water

Alaska State Troopers say a 1-year-old girl has drowned in a bucket of water at her family's home in the western Alaska village of Kotlik.

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.

Update: Power outage caused by Snettisham line fault

Update: Power outage caused by Snettisham line faultAlaska Electric Light & Power reports all customers were back on hydroelectric generation by early afternoon

A partnership of language and love

A partnership of language and loveDick Dauenhauer was teaching folklore at Alaska Methodist University in the early 1970s when he met student Nora Marks.

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.

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