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Alaska Natives wait… and wait, for healthcare law exemption

Alaska Natives wait… and wait, for healthcare law exemptionAlaska Natives and American Indians have to apply for a lifetime exemption from the healthcare law and the federal government is mishandling many of those applications.

5th Annual Walk for the Poor this Saturday

5th Annual Walk for the Poor this SaturdayLast year's walk raised $17,000.

UA President Pat Gamble asks regents to review retention incentive

UA President Pat Gamble asks regents to review retention incentiveUniversity of Alaska President Pat Gamble has requested the Board of Regents review a $320,000 retention incentive the board approved for him in June.

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmen

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmenThe $14.3 million facility opened at the end of August.

North slope ravens force researcher to go incognito

North slope ravens force researcher to go incognitoSome biologists hang from ropes to study birds. Many rise painfully early in the morning. Stacia Backensto disguised herself as a man.

Juneau police reach community one cup of coffee at a time

Juneau police reach community one cup of coffee at a timeWith scrutiny on law enforcement growing nationwide, Juneau police have launched a new outreach program

New project seeks to boost number of Alaska Natives in STEM fields

The goal, ultimately, is to increase the number of Native tenured faculty at colleges and universities.

Owner cited for dog’s aggressive behavior

Owner cited for dog’s aggressive behaviorAnimal control says a 15-year-old boy told animal control that he fired warning shots then one of the dogs charged him

Investigation finds seven high school seniors responsible for hazing

Investigation finds seven high school seniors responsible for hazing"This is not OK. This needs to stop and everybody knows it needs to stop," says superintendent Mark Miller.

Attorney: Yup’ik fishermen wrongfully convicted

Attorney: Yup’ik fishermen wrongfully convictedAttorneys argued before the Alaska Court of Appeals in downtown Anchorage yesterday about whether Yup’ik fishermen, who fished for Chinook or king Salmon during a closure on the Kuskokwim River in 2012, were wrongfully convicted.