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Pipeline critics: Grounding in Prince Rupert shows tanker risks

Pipeline critics: Grounding in Prince Rupert shows tanker risksA 750-foot bulk carrier ran aground outside Prince Rupert in British Columbia last Monday.

Seiner engine room floods, USCG responds

Seiner engine room floods, USCG respondsA six-person seiner taking on water near Ketchikan Friday morning was helped out by U.S. Coast Guard personnel, and escorted back to port.

Coalition forms to address downtown Juneau problems

Coalition forms to address downtown Juneau problemsA downtown cleanup is set for July 25th, an effort to begin to tackle problems in Juneau’s core.

AWARE breaks ground for new 12-unit apartment building

AWARE breaks ground for new 12-unit apartment buildingAWARE's Mandy Cole says it’s emotional watching the acre of land being cleared.

How to shuck: a primer for OysterFest

How to shuck: a primer for OysterFestVolunteers are learning how to shuck bivalves in preparation for the Third Annual OysterFest this weekend.

B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soon

B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soonCanadian investors are putting millions of new dollars into mining projects near the Southeast Alaska border. Critics say the projects could damage regional fisheries.

Why a proposed ordinance could cripple some secondhand stores

Why a proposed ordinance could cripple some secondhand storesA proposed Juneau ordinance would make it easier to recover stolen goods, but some store owners say it's too broad and could cripple their business.

In transition: When a family of five calls one room home

In transition: When a family of five calls one room homeJuneau charity organization St. Vincent de Paul has a record high number of people staying in its transitional housing shelter.

Composting, ecotours, distillery in running for Path to Prosperity prize

Composting, ecotours, distillery in running for Path to Prosperity prizeSoutheast Alaska entrepreneurs are getting a second chance to win $40,000 to develop regional businesses.

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and waves

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and wavesWith 90 percent of the nation’s tidal power, and a good chunk of its wave and river energy, Alaska’s quickly become the epicenter for this budding technology.