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New business resurrects Juneau adult basketball leagues

New business resurrects Juneau adult basketball leaguesS.E. Reign Sports will now operate the city's adult basketball leagues

UAS Chancellor Pugh to retire in May

UAS Chancellor Pugh to retire in MayUniversity of Alaska Southeast Chancellor John Pugh will retire in May. He announced his retirement Monday.

Why Alaska researchers want to use drones to find hibernating bears

Why Alaska researchers want to use drones to find hibernating bearsFor the first time, Alaska researchers plan to use drones with thermal cameras to detect hibernating polar bears and grizzly bears on the North Slope.

AFN endorses Begich after hearing from Senate candidates

AFN endorses Begich after hearing from Senate candidatesSaturday's endorsement vote followed on-stage appearances Friday from Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican opponent Dan Sullivan.

Once forbidden, Alaska’s Native languages now official state languages

Once forbidden, Alaska’s Native languages now official state languagesWhen American missionaries began arriving in Alaska in the 1880s, it was the beginning of a very dark era for Alaska Natives around the state.

AFN president publicly criticizes Parnell for appealing subsistence rights case

AFN president publicly criticizes Parnell for appealing subsistence rights caseKitka asked convention delegates if it mattered to them that a candidate for public office has actively attacked subsistence rights.

Tanana youth speak out against sexual assault, marijuana legalization

Tanana youth speak out against sexual assault, marijuana legalizationThe group’s message is still the same: they don’t always feel safe or cared for and they want that to change, but now they’re also taking a stand against marijuana legalization.

Future of Sportsman’s Warehouse in Juneau unclear

Future of Sportsman’s Warehouse in Juneau unclearMeanwhile, several long-standing Nugget Mall businesses were forced to relocate to make room for the national chain

AFN president: Scheduling error canceled Sullivan-Mallott forum, not Sullivan

AFN president: Scheduling error canceled Sullivan-Mallott forum, not SullivanThe president of the Alaska Federation of Natives says Republican lieutenant governor candidate Dan Sullivan is not skipping out on a convention election forum as a press release from the Alaska Democratic Party claims.

Theft case dropped against former Sealaska executive

Theft case dropped against former Sealaska executiveBob Loescher was accused of theft for use of funds devoted to Southeast subsistence rights