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Brent Sass first Yukon Quest musher to reach Dawson

Brent Sass first Yukon Quest musher to reach DawsonBrent Sass was the first Yukon Quest musher to arrive yesterday in Dawson City, the halfway point on the Yukon Quest trail.

Eaglecrest to reopen Porcupine lift this weekend

Eaglecrest to reopen Porcupine lift this weekendEaglecrest crews used last week’s cold snap to make some snow on the lower mountain, and Mother Nature added a few inches of her own this weekend.

Yukon Quest trail puts dog sled designs to the test

Yukon Quest trail puts dog sled designs to the testOn the Yukon Quest Trail, there are a few things mushers have to be especially picky about including a sturdy sled.

Juneau officers commended for bravery, saving life

Three Juneau Police Department officers have been commended for life-saving actions.

Health Department says Medicaid expansion can save state money

Health Department says Medicaid expansion can save state moneyHealth Commissioner Valerie Davidson unveiled two new reports Friday at a press conference in Anchorage she hopes will help make the case for Medicaid expansion.

Rugged 1,000-mile Yukon-Fairbanks sled dog race starts

A long distance sled dog race considered by some to be more rugged than the Iditarod is under way.

Savoonga residents frustrated with cleanup of former military site

Savoonga residents frustrated with cleanup of former military siteResidents of St. Lawrence Island have met with the Army Corps. of Engineers to discuss the cleanup of environmental contaminants left at Northeast Cape.

Kuskokwim fishermen set sights on co-management

Kuskokwim fishermen set sights on co-managementEfforts to establish tribal co-management of Kuskokwim salmon are slowly progressing.

Report: Juneau’s Parks & Rec at risk of failure

Report: Juneau’s Parks & Rec at risk of failureKirk Duncan took over Parks and Rec Jan. 5. He says he’ll bring new ideas.

Baconfest promises an ‘explosion of flavors’

Baconfest promises an ‘explosion of flavors’Juneau’s Baconfest brings together local culinary talent to manipulate America’s beloved pork product. Bacon-infused ice cream, popcorn and cocktails are a few dishes attendees can taste on Saturday at the annual fundraiser.