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Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production tax

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production taxAlaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if their old system for taxing oil companies is better than the new one.

Elderly cruise ship passenger dies, no signs of foul play

Elderly cruise ship passenger dies, no signs of foul playJuneau police identified the woman as Corrine J. Underwood of Missouri.

New recycling program tackles illegal dumping of fishing nets

New recycling program tackles illegal dumping of fishing netsA new recycling initiative aims to curb illegal dumping of fishing nets in Wrangell, and send the old nets to Slovenia to be melted down for re-use.

Sealaska planning significant investments in Southeast

Sealaska planning significant investments in SoutheastNew Sealaska CEO Anthony Mallott says investing locally is part of the regional Native corporation’s strategy for reversing recent losses.

EPA gets earful on Pebble Mine

EPA gets earful on Pebble MineFive hours of public testimony in Anchorage saw 100 people signed up to speak on the proposed limits to the Pebble Mine project.

3 JBER Army units to be deactivated

3 JBER Army units to be deactivatedThree Army units at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage will be deactivated this week.

Assembly adopts ordinance to curb fencing of stolen goods

Assembly adopts ordinance to curb fencing of stolen goodsPolice Lt. David Campbell described property crimes as a “massive” problem in Juneau.

Court orders a second look at controversial fish observer program

Court orders a second look at controversial fish observer programThe observer program is not going away. Instead, the court’s action may compel NOAA to find a way to remodel it, which is what the small-boat fleet has wanted.

Alaska exceeds Canadian chinook escapement goal, decline remains a mystery

Alaska exceeds Canadian chinook escapement goal, decline remains a mystery It is the first time in roughly eight years that escapement goals lined out in a treaty between Alaska and Canada have been met.

State has no plans or funds to replace steel float in Gustavus

State has no plans or funds to replace steel float in Gustavus"It is our hope to bring that float back to the harbor, but nothing is certain," says DOT's Kirk Miller.