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Ice safety workshop to be held this weekend

Ice safety workshop to be held this weekend

Capital City Fire and Rescue and the U.S. Forest Service are sponsoring an ice safety workshop at the Mendenhall Glacier.

Juneau District Ranger Marti Marshall retires

Juneau District Ranger Marti Marshall retires

Leadership at the top of the 3.5 million acre Juneau Ranger District is changing

New energy politics changes likely to affect Alaska

New energy politics changes likely to affect Alaska

In Washington, at both the White House and in Congress, 2014 brings changes to the politics of energy that are likely to affect Alaska.

Budget pressure mounts on Senate Appropriations Committee

Budget pressure mounts on Senate Appropriations Committee

It’s quiet in the U.S. Capitol these days, but the pressure is on one groups of lawmakers – the appropriators – among them Alaska’s two senators, Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich.

Thousands of Alaskans to lose unemployment benefits Saturday

Thousands of Alaskans to lose unemployment benefits Saturday

About 6,500 Alaskans will see their emergency unemployment benefits come to an end on Saturday.

Orr to succeed Marshall as Juneau District Ranger

Orr to succeed Marshall as Juneau District Ranger

U.S. Forest Service announces new supervisor for 3.5 million acre portion of Tongass National Forest

Alaskan Brewing Co. reacts to ‘Wastebook’ listing

Alaskan Brewing Co. reacts to ‘Wastebook’ listing

An Oklahoma senator called a $450,000 grant to Alaskan Brewing Co. wasteful. The company is taking it in stride.

Revisions required for Shell’s 2014 Chukchi exploration plan

Revisions required for Shell’s 2014 Chukchi exploration plan

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking more information from Shell about their 2014 Chukchi Exploration Plan.

How to avoid a tax penalty when enrolling for health insurance

How to avoid a tax penalty when enrolling for health insurance

“If you don’t have health insurance in 2014, you can face a tax penalty of $95 per individual, and that tax penalty goes up,” says Tyann Boling, Chief Operating Officer for Enroll Alaska.

Ancient shoreline search boosts evidence of early human habitation

Ancient shoreline search boosts evidence of early human habitation

Scientists are finding more evidence that Southeast Alaska’s first residents arrived more than 10,000 years ago. It’s coming through a new method of locating early settlements.