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New Alaska branch of Americans For Prosperity campaigns against Medicaid expansion

Americans for Prosperity led a successful campaign to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill in Tennessee this year. Price is hoping for the same success in Alaska.

NAACP leads conversation on helping young men of color succeed

NAACP leads conversation on helping young men of color succeedCommunity members asked questions of two experts who have led programs to help young black men in the United States.

Beau Schooler cooks up prestigious award nomination

Beau Schooler cooks up prestigious award nominationThe Rookery Café chef Beau Schooler has been nominated for the “Rising Star of the Year” award by the prestigious James Beard Foundation.

Montessori Borealis to offer new preschool & kindergarten class

Montessori Borealis to offer new preschool & kindergarten classPreschool tuition is $990 a month. Kindergarten is free.

Tlingit masks on “Antiques Roadshow” draw questions from Southeast Alaska

Tlingit masks on “Antiques Roadshow” draw questions from Southeast AlaskaA recent episode of the popular PBS show “Antiques Roadshow” caught the attention of some Southeast residents when a couple of 200-year-old Tlingit masks from Haines appeared on screen.

Alaska’s Healthcare.gov enrollment jumps to nearly 21k

Alaska’s Healthcare.gov enrollment jumps to nearly 21kAlmost 21,000 Alaskans signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during the open enrollment period that closed Feb. 15.

Gov. Walker’s new adviser to focus on rural economy, local governments

Gov. Walker’s new adviser to focus on rural economy, local governmentsGov. Bill Walker named his new rural affairs adviser Tuesday at the Alaska Federation of Natives winter retreat in Kotzebue.

Brent Sass outduels Allen Moore for Yukon Quest win

Brent Sass outduels Allen Moore for Yukon Quest winSass has been trying to win the Quest for years. This year, he gave up a 10-hour lead to two-time defending champion Allen Moore, who refused to give up easily.

With love and hairspray: The art of making drag queen hair in Juneau

With love and hairspray: The art of making drag queen hair in Juneau“The wig will make or break you. It really will," says James Hoagland.

Republican lawmakers express doubts on Medicaid expansion

Republican lawmakers express doubts on Medicaid expansionHouse Republicans expressed skepticism over Governor Bill Walker’s plan to expand Medicaid in a hearing Monday morning.