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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.

‘Gremlins’ partially to blame for Sitka outage

‘Gremlins’ partially to blame for Sitka outageAll of Sitka lost power for a little under an hour Wednesday afternoon when a protective relay tripped at the Jarvis St. diesel substation.

As House leadership calls for end to Point Thomson litigation, attorney request extension

As House leadership calls for end to Point Thomson litigation, attorney request extensionAttorneys challenging the Point Thomson settlement have requested more time to prepare a new brief on the case.

1,000-acre timber sale proposed for Haines State Forest

1,000-acre timber sale proposed for Haines State ForestA proposal for the largest potential timber sale in the Haines State Forest in 20 years is up for public comment until the end of this week.

Walker Files $50 Million Budget Supplement

Walker Files $50 Million Budget SupplementGov. Bill Walker has filed his supplemental budget, which covers spending for this fiscal year that was not originally appropriated.

Pipeline coordinator still shuttering shop while Obama calls for funding

Pipeline coordinator still shuttering shop while Obama calls for fundingThe current coordinator, Larry Persily, says he’s still shutting down his offices in Anchorage and Washington, D.C.pipl

Juneau lawmakers: Commissioners should live in capital city

Juneau lawmakers: Commissioners should live in capital cityIn a letter to Gov. Bill Walker, Juneau's legislative delegation says it's concerned only two state commissioners have committed to living in the capital.

Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panel

Juneau joins chorus of communities calling for international mine review panelJuneau has joined a growing number of communities to call for an international panel to review mines along the U.S.-Canada border near Southeast Alaska.