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Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollment

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollmentThe Juneau School District begins the new school year with about 50 more students than projected

In tight race, oil tax referendum behind

In tight race, oil tax referendum behindWith some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell’s signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.

King salmon trolling ends on slow note

King salmon trolling ends on slow noteAfter an unprecedented two extensions, the summer king salmon season for trollers in Southeast is over.

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exports

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exportsSecretary of Energy Ernest Moniz says the No. 1 way his department can help spur natural gas exports on the North Slope is by staying out of the way.

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.

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.