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City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domain

City taking steps to take Gastineau Apartments by eminent domainIf the city seizes the vacant apartments, it would look to convert them into affordable housing.

Gov. Walker meets with Obama

Gov. Walker meets with ObamaObama invited all newly elected governors to the White House for a series of meetings Friday. Walker was one of seven who attended.

After lobbying effort, Haines distillery opens newly legal tasting room

After lobbying effort, Haines distillery opens newly legal tasting roomDistilleries in Alaska can now sell limited amounts of their own products on location, just like wineries and breweries have done for years.

New Hoonah dock could boost tourism numbers

New Hoonah dock could boost tourism numbersHoonah’s Icy Strait Point tourist attraction could see more visitors once a new cruise ship dock is built.

Walker releases Parnell budget as placeholder

Gov. Bill Walker has released his predecessor’s budget without changes and without endorsement.

Sealaska land transfer includes logging, energy, cemetery sites

Sealaska land transfer includes logging, energy, cemetery sites The version of the Sealaska land transfer legislation that’s been attached to a defense bill has undergone revisions during a multi-year process.

Walker administration preparing energy disaster declaration

Walker administration preparing energy disaster declarationDuring Walker's campaign, he said the first thing he would do as governor would be to issue a declaration of disaster on the cost of energy in Interior Alaska.

New attorney general to review gay marriage case, guard issues

Alaska's new attorney general says he will view litigation over same-sex marriage in the state strictly along constitutional lines.

Questions on how to count governors in Alaska

Questions on how to count governors in AlaskaThis week, Bill Walker became the 13th governor of Alaska. Or the 11th. It depends on how you count.

Eaglecrest Ski Area opens this weekend

Eaglecrest Ski Area opens this weekendUntil more snow falls on the mountain, only the Porcupine lift will be running.