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Open house scheduled for Coast Guard cutter Healy

Open house scheduled for Coast Guard cutter HealyA free public open house is scheduled to take place on the Coast Guard cutter Healy in Juneau before the polar icebreaker departs for its Seattle homeport.

Redistricting board ordered to pay more than $310K

Redistricting board ordered to pay more than $310KA state court judge has ordered the Alaska Redistricting Board to pay more than $310,000 in attorneys' fees and costs to the Fairbanks-area plaintiffs.

Hart drops out of Juneau Assembly race, endorses Warren

Hart drops out of Juneau Assembly race, endorses WarrenKarla Hart is dropping her bid for Juneau Assembly, saying she'll support Joshua Warren for Assembly District 2

Alaska Democrats support independent candidate for Governor

Alaska Democrats support independent candidate for GovernorThe Central Committee of the Alaska Democratic Party voted to support an Independent party ticket for Governor and Lieutenant Governor comprised of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott.

Coast Guard icebreaker launches, lands first Arctic drone

Coast Guard icebreaker launches, lands first Arctic droneThe U.S. Coast Guard has launched and successfully landed an unmanned aircraft—popularly known as a drone—from an ice breaker trawling the Arctic Ocean.

Temporary brown bear hunting closure opposed

Temporary brown bear hunting closure opposedA proposed temporary closure of brown bear hunting inside the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is drawing opposition.

Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor’s $37.50 fine

Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor’s $37.50 fineThe city of Fairbanks has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 elections fine leveled on the mayor.

Alaska food resource group to meet in Fairbanks

Alaska food resource group to meet in FairbanksAn Alaska state panel created to increase the consumption and purchase of local farm products and wild seafood has scheduled a meeting this week in Fairbanks.

City installs new custom bike racks

City installs new custom bike racksThere will be 15 new racks with 12 custom designs. Each rack accommodates at least two bikes.

State ferry union averts strike

State ferry union averts strikeAlaska Marine Highway System captains and deck officers have avoided a strike that could have shut down ferry service across the state this weekend.