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State archives closing for 6 weeks

State archives closing for 6 weeksBeginning Monday and lasting through Aug. 25, the Alaska State Archives Research Room will be closed and research services limited to an emergency-only basis.

Slideshow: Jökulhlaup aftermath

Slideshow: Jökulhlaup aftermathIn the aftermath of the last week's jökulhlaup flooding, residents of View Drive review the damage.

Empty Chair Project recognizes Juneau’s Japanese WWII internees

Empty Chair Project recognizes Juneau’s Japanese WWII interneesMore than 200 people attended the dedication ceremony for a bronze sculpture recognizing Southeast Alaska's internees

Denali Commission money survives House

Fiscal conservatives are again gunning for the Denali Commission. This week they tried to eliminate the bulk of its funding — $10 million.

Jökulhlaup floods Mendenhall Lake and River

Jökulhlaup floods Mendenhall Lake and RiverRecord water levels expected by early Friday evening

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. Senate

Mead Treadwell, ‘big-picture guy,’ runs for U.S. SenateSome people go into politics for prestige, some for power. Talk to Mead Treadwell for a while and it’s clear, he just loves policy.

Gov’s office considers suing Xerox over botched system rollout

The Governor’s office may sue Xerox Corporation for the bungled rollout of a new system to process Medicaid claims.

Sportsmen’s bill falls to senate gridlock

Sportsmen’s bill falls to senate gridlockA bill to ensure hunters have access to federal land was blocked in the U.S. Senate yesterday, even though nearly half the Senate had co-sponsored it.

Should Alaska’s newest oil tax system stay or go?

Should Alaska’s newest oil tax system stay or go?Though the Juneau Chamber of Commerce opposes the repeal of a major oil and gas tax law, it invited in speakers Thursday on both sides of the issue

Legislators authorize $500,000 for Anchorage LIO furniture

Legislators authorize $500,000 for Anchorage LIO furnitureThe state will spend up to $500,000 to furnish the new Anchorage legislative information office.