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Is Juneau ready for a cruise ship security threat?

Is Juneau ready for a cruise ship security threat?

Emergency officials in Juneau are testing their response to a cruise ship security threat today.

Forest Service wants your input on the Mendenhall Glacier

Forest Service wants your input on the Mendenhall Glacier

Visitor center director John Neary wants to start creating a master plan for the Mendenhall Glacier and its visitor center.

Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power

Company hopes to tap high winds for rural power

A Boston-based company is scouting for an Alaska location to test a flying wind turbine that could lower power costs in rural villages.

Herring seiners hit target — and then some — in quick Saturday opener

Herring seiners hit target — and then some — in quick Saturday opener

The 48 permit holders caught the last remaining fish in this year’s harvest limit — and then some — in a wild 45-minute opener Saturday afternoon right in front of downtown Sitka.

Cable fight might impact some Alaska viewers

Cable fight might impact some Alaska viewers

Some Alaskans may be without their MTV next week because of a price dispute involving GCI and media conglomerate Viacom.

Union opposes legislative action on minimum wage

Union opposes legislative action on minimum wage

The head of the state’s largest labor union says Alaska AFL-CIO would oppose any moves by lawmakers to raise the minimum wage ahead of a ballot measure.

Boost in B.C. mining has Alaska fishermen nervous

Boost in B.C. mining has Alaska fishermen nervous

The head of British Columbia’s government has pledged to spur mining development, and that has fishermen in Southeast Alaska nervous.

With talk of minimum wage bill, initiative sponsors on guard

With talk of minimum wage bill, initiative sponsors on guard

Legislators are talking about making the change to minimum wage themselves. But initiative sponsors are not welcoming the possibility.

New SEACC director targets transboundary mines

New SEACC director targets transboundary mines

An environmental activist from Oregon is the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council’s new executive director. Malena Marvin takes over as SEACC does more collaboration and fewer lawsuits.

Tribes push to restore salmon to upper Columbia River

Tribes push to restore salmon to upper Columbia River

Tribes, scientists and policymakers from both sides of the border are meeting to figure out how to restore Columbia River fish to their historical range.