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Officer credited for saving life of airport traveler

Officer credited for saving life of airport travelerA police officer was able to resuscitate a collapsed, 81-year-old man at the Juneau International Airport on Monday. A traveling companion indicated the man had heart surgery recently.

Alaska VA listening session in Juneau tonight

Alaska VA listening session in Juneau tonight"We do bring other people here to actually sit there and work out individual veteran’s concerns and resolve any challenges that they might have," Susan Yeager said.

Employee complaints, tests flag air quality in state-leased office building

Employee complaints, tests flag air quality in state-leased office buildingUp to 160 employees work in the Bill Ray Center, where air quality tests show higher than normal levels of carbon dioxide associated with “headaches, sleepiness and stagnant, stale, stuffy air.”

Ferry system delays youth travel restrictions

Ferry system delays youth travel restrictionsThe Alaska Marine Highway System won’t ban solo travel by children and teen-agers, at least for now.

Latest count shows Ketchikan candidate ahead for House seat

Latest count shows Ketchikan candidate ahead for House seatWith independent candidate Dan Ortiz in the lead by 102 votes, the House District 36 race is unofficially over, according to Alaska Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai.

Parnell concedes gubernatorial race to Walker

Parnell concedes gubernatorial race to WalkerGov. Sean Parnell has conceded the race to Gov.-elect Bill Walker. In a post on his campaign Facebook page, Parnell said he met with Walker Saturday morning to “pledge an orderly transition.”

Walker ousts Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial race

Walker ousts Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial raceWalker grabbed a slim lead on election night, but the race was too close to call until thousands of absentee and questioned ballots were counted this week.

Family, friends celebrate first annual Walter Soboleff Day

Family, friends celebrate first annual Walter Soboleff DaySoboleff would’ve been 106 years old on Friday. He died in 2011 at the age of 102.

What was Alaska’s senate race money spent on?

What was Alaska’s senate race money spent on?About a third of the total went to out of state companies for things like Internet ads, robocalls, mailers and strategic advice.

Horizon Lines to sell Alaska operations

Horizon Lines to sell Alaska operationsAfter years of financial trouble, Horizon Lines has announced plans to sell off its routes in Alaska and Hawaii.