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An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cansHills Bros. coffee was so popular in Alaska it inspired a local archaeologist to produce a field guide, the “Hills Bros. Coffee Can Chronology.”

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollment

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollmentThe Juneau School District begins the new school year with about 50 more students than projected

Uncontested Juneau races make for quiet election

Uncontested Juneau races make for quiet electionNone of Juneau’s candidates for state Senate or House of Representatives faced opposition in Tuesday’s primary election.

Mead Treadwell concedes defeat in Senate primary

Mead Treadwell concedes defeat in Senate primaryLt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has conceded defeat in the Republican race for U.S. Senate in Alaska.

Don Young wins GOP House primary, will face Forrest Dunbar

Don Young wins GOP House primary, will face Forrest DunbarU.S. Rep. Don Young has won the Republican nomination for U.S. House.

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeover

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeoverAfter 53 years of continuous service, the turbines at Sitka’s Blue Lake Hydro plant are quiet.

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in Alaska

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in AlaskaIn Alaska, where small medical practices are the norm, the new electronic records requirements can be a heavy burden.

In tight race, oil tax referendum behind

In tight race, oil tax referendum behindWith some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell’s signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.

Princess Cruises tour bus in Alaska collision

A Princess Cruises tour bus was involved in a collision with a truck Monday afternoon on Parks Highway near Cantwell.

5 things to know about the Alaska primary

5 things to know about the Alaska primaryTuesday's primary will decide the hard-fought, first-round battle for U.S. Senate in Alaska and whether to reinstate an oil tax system that was a legacy of Sarah Palin's short tenure as governor.