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Low snow slashes Eaglecrest staff hours

Low snow slashes Eaglecrest staff hoursOnly half of the expected employees at the Eaglecrest Ski Area have been able to fill out their time cards this winter.

Avista Corp. donates $100,000 to Juneau organizations

Avista Corp. donates $100,000 to Juneau organizationsAlaska Electric Light and Power’s parent company has announced $100,000 in donations to six Juneau organizations.

‘Arctic Fiber’ project delayed into 2016

‘Arctic Fiber’ project delayed into 2016The backers of an ambitious project to build a fiber optic cable between England and Japan beneath Arctic waters say undertaking has seen delays that will push the arrival of service back until at least 2016.

Do I need to rinse this?: The economics of recycling

Do I need to rinse this?: The economics of recycling The rules about what you can and can’t put in recycling can be confusing, but they have a reason.

Assembly committee: Scale back senior sales tax exemption

Assembly committee: Scale back senior sales tax exemptionA package of sales tax recommendations that could take a big bite out of the city's anticipated budget deficit is headed for public hearing.

Sealaska lands bill passes Congress

Sealaska lands bill passes CongressA bill transferring 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Sealaska has passed Congress.

Greens Creek receives final tailings expansion permit

Greens Creek receives final tailings expansion permitThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a wastewater and tailings disposal permit for the Greens Creek Mine near Juneau.

Sitka-based cruise line hires new CEO

Sitka-based cruise line hires new CEOFormer Sealaska executive Russell Dick is the new CEO of Alaskan Dream Cruises.

City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domain

City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domainIf the city seizes the vacant apartments, it would look to convert them into affordable housing.

After lobbying effort, Haines distillery opens newly legal tasting room

After lobbying effort, Haines distillery opens newly legal tasting roomDistilleries in Alaska can now sell limited amounts of their own products on location, just like wineries and breweries have done for years.