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Bring your brooms and scrub brushes; downtown cleanup is Friday

Bring your brooms and scrub brushes; downtown cleanup is FridayThe downtown cleanup begins Friday at 8 a.m. at Pocket Park

BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approval

BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approvalCanadian environmental officials have given provisional approval to a controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan.

Secondhand dealers ordinance getting reworked

Secondhand dealers ordinance getting reworkedPublic hearing delayed until Aug. 11

Fruit recall hits Trader Joe’s, Costco, Wal-Mart stores

Fruit recall hits Trader Joe’s, Costco, Wal-Mart storesThe recall includes Wal-Mart and Costco stores in Alaska.

Alaska sets record for number of visitors

Alaska sets record for number of visitorsAlaska has set a record for the number of tourists visiting the nation's northernmost state.

Pebble wants notice of future EPA action

Pebble wants notice of future EPA actionThe group behind the proposed Pebble Mine wants notification of any further action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would affect the project.

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leader

Alaska is a model for job training says DOL leaderAlaska has model job training and employment programs, according to the head of the U.S. Department of Labor.

More fish added to unrestricted consumption list

More fish added to unrestricted consumption listThe state health department has added more fish species to the "unrestricted consumption list."

Twilight Cafe wins top award for attractive storefront

Twilight Cafe wins top award for attractive storefrontThe Filipino-owned business won $500 for improving its entrance.

Companies file export application for Alaska LNG

The companies pursuing a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska have applied for an export license with the U.S. Department of Energy.