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8-year-old busker raises more than $1,500

8-year-old busker raises more than $1,500Sophia’s busking effort spread outside of Juneau. Donations came from Wasilla, Seattle, Reno and Pittsburgh.

Saxman files lawsuit over nonrural status

Saxman files lawsuit over nonrural statusThe Organized Village of Saxman filed a lawsuit July 25 in federal court over the Federal Subsistence Board’s 2007 decision to designate the Tlingit Native village as non-rural.

Former Haines exchange student now living in war zone

Former Haines exchange student now living in war zone"When we hear a near bomb, we are saying that our house is going to be the next one," Haytham Mohanna says.

Homer chef to represent Alaska at national seafood cook-off

Homer chef to represent Alaska at national seafood cook-offMandy Dixon, owner and chef of La Baleine in Homer, and partner Lucas Schneider are preparing to represent Alaska at the Great American Seafood Cook-Off.

New Eagle and Raven totem poles to rise this month

New Eagle and Raven totem poles to rise this monthHaida carving brothers Joe and T.J. Young began carving the totem poles with axes and chainsaws last year. Friday, they were working with small hand tools.

Slideshow: Alaska State Museum demolition

Slideshow: Alaska State Museum demolitionContractors on Thursday demolished and removed the covered, front entrance of the 47-year-old Alaska State Museum in Juneau.

Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014

Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014The winnings in the 2015 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race will be increased by more than $12,000 from the purse in this year's race.

UAS coping with budget cuts

UAS coping with budget cutsThe University of Alaska Southeast is facing a $1.3 million state budget cut this fiscal year, and a total shortfall of $1.9 million that may lead to layoffs.

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into law

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into lawAbout 100 of the late Tlingit elder’s family and friends gathered at Juneau’s Marine Park for the bill signing ceremony on Wednesday

SEARHC to receive $53 million settlement from federal goverment

SEARHC to receive $53 million settlement from federal govermentCEO Charles Clement says the settlement puts an end to any contentious issues between SEARHC and IHS