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Bethel Native Corporation subsidiary seeks to open Bethel liquor store

Bethel could see its first liquor store in four decades if the Bethel Native Corporation goes ahead with plans to open a package store and it clears regulatory hurdles.

Ferry rates rising for commercial customers

Ferry rates rising for commercial customersDepartment of Transportation officials are now considering large fare increases for commercial customers, those moving trucks and container vans via ferry.

UAS presence in Wrangell aims to expand Tech Prep Program

Wrangell School District Superintendent Patrick Mayer compared it to having a UAS satellite campus in Wrangell.

Haines eateries starved for winter business

Haines eateries starved for winter businessAn inconsistent winter economy hurts year-round restaurants, but the lack of year-round restaurants could also hurt an important part of the economy: tourism.

Prince Rupert pushes for ferry help

Prince Rupert pushes for ferry helpPrince Rupert leaders are in Juneau this week to lobby for continued connections with Southeast Alaska.

Feds OK to process visas for roe technicians

The federal government can once again continue processing H-2b visas, the program that traditionally allows foreign roe technicians to work in Alaska seafood plants.

Accessory apartment proposal fails at Juneau Assembly

Accessory apartment proposal fails at Juneau AssemblyA proposal from the Juneau Affordable Housing Commission intended to spur development of low-cost rental units failed at the Assembly this week.

Marshmallow maker needs kitchen to call his own

Marshmallow maker needs kitchen to call his ownJuneau resident Jason Puckett seeks community support to turn his hobby of making marshmallows into a small business before the tourist season begins.

Juneau cracks down on aggressive “hawking”

Juneau cracks down on aggressive “hawking”The Juneau Police Department says "hawking" — an aggressive form of commercial sidewalk solicitation — is on the rise.

That ’70s Home: How AHFC is trying to update Alaska’s aging housing supply

That ’70s Home: How AHFC is trying to update Alaska’s aging housing supplyAlaska Housing Finance Corp. offers a variety of loan and rebate programs aimed at upgrading the state's aging housing stock.