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No longer in crisis, Sitka Community Hospital status still ‘urgent’

No longer in crisis, Sitka Community Hospital status still ‘urgent’Sitka Community Hospital has a new CEO, a new CFO; about a million dollars on hand; and no plans to ask for more money from the city.

Regulators stand behind Chukchi lease sale

Regulators stand behind Chukchi lease saleFederal regulators are suggesting that Shell’s disputed oil leases in the Chukchi Sea be left intact.

Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service career

Tongass chief ends 40-year Forest Service careerThe man at the top of the Tongass is leaving soon. Forrest Cole will retire this spring after four decades with the U.S. Forest Service.

Blockbuster shutting down in Juneau

Blockbuster shutting down in Juneau"We are just selling everything, everything that you can think of besides the walls and the floors," says Blockbuster manager Vanessa Early.

NPFMC to review 50 percent cut on halibut bycatch

NPFMC to review 50 percent cut on halibut bycatchHalibut harvests have been on the decline in the Bering Sea for several years. But the amount that trawlers and catcher-processors are allowed to take incidentally has stayed the same.

Kuskokwim fishermen set sights on co-management

Kuskokwim fishermen set sights on co-managementEfforts to establish tribal co-management of Kuskokwim salmon are slowly progressing.

Baconfest promises an ‘explosion of flavors’

Baconfest promises an ‘explosion of flavors’Juneau’s Baconfest brings together local culinary talent to manipulate America’s beloved pork product. Bacon-infused ice cream, popcorn and cocktails are a few dishes attendees can taste on Saturday at the annual fundraiser.

B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pond

B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pondA new copper and gold mine in Southeast Alaska’s Stikine River watershed is a significant step closer to opening.

After 3 years with no grocery store, Little Green Apple opens in Haines Junction

After 3 years with no grocery store, Little Green Apple opens in Haines JunctionTwo locals opened a store in December, and the crowd that showed up is an indication of how much Haines Junction wanted a local grocery store.

Alaska conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

Alaska conservationists concerned with cruise ship rulesSEACC and Cook Inletkeeper say the public won't have an opportunity to comment on whether proposed discharges should be allowed in certain areas.