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Application period for Alaska dividend begins

With the new year, eligible Alaskans can begin signing up for the 2015 Permanent Fund Dividend.

Mallott to decide Walker’s future involvement in Point Thomson settlement

Mallott to decide Walker’s future involvement in Point Thomson settlementGov. Bill Walker has delegated his authority on the Point Thomson lawsuit to his lieutenant governor, while still leaving open the possibility of his involvement.

Mining, timber, elections top 2014 Southeast news

Mining, timber, elections top 2014 Southeast newsThe year in news in Southeast Alaska can be summed up by three topics: mining, timber and elections.

Hecla program builds pathway from high school to Greens Creek Mine

Hecla program builds pathway from high school to Greens Creek MineTwo graduates of the Hecla's “Pathway to Mining Careers” program entered the work-force this summer at Greens Creek Mine.

Alaska LNG export project hits a couple of bumps in D.C.

Alaska LNG export project hits a couple of bumps in D.C.Lack of political support in D.C. is forcing the federal coordinator for the Alaska gas pipeline to close up shop.

Major investor backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine project

Major investor backs out of Tulsequah Chief Mine projectChieftain Metals Corp. says it will use a bridge loan to repay a $10 million advance from Denver-based Royal Gold.

Another electric vehicle charging station to go online in Juneau

Another electric vehicle charging station to go online in JuneauThe fourth publicly accessible electric vehicle charging station in Juneau will go online the day after Christmas at the Marine Parking Garage.

Gov. Walker signs MOU with Resources Energy, Inc.

Gov. Walker signs MOU with Resources Energy, Inc.Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday with Japan-based Resources Energy, Inc. for liquefied natural gas development and export out of Cook Inlet.

$1 million loan to buy Sitka hospital ‘breathing room’

$1 million loan to buy Sitka hospital ‘breathing room’Sitka Community Hospital will get a $1-million infusion of cash from the Sitka assembly, in order to meet short-term expenses.

Dungy crab bring $15 million at the docks

Dungy crab bring $15 million at the docksCommercial crabbers this fall added another one million pounds of Dungeness crab to a better than average season.