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Foundation swoops in to save sacred Alaskan artifacts at auction

Foundation swoops in to save sacred Alaskan artifacts at auction"It was suspect in some cases how the artifacts actually ended up in private hands, so to return them to the rightful owner was the right thing to do," says Carol Laumen.

Thai activist talks about political unrest in his home country

Thai activist talks about political unrest in his home countryThai activist, author, academic and two-time Nobel Peace prize nominee Sulak Sivaraska spoke Wednesday evening in Juneau.

Not my town! ‘Grizzly Trade’ ambles through places, personalities of SE

Not my town! ‘Grizzly Trade’ ambles through places, personalities of SEIt’s got a Vietnam vet with a big heart and anger management problems, a small-town newspaper reporter, and a hippie radio station.

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.