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Rio Tinto gives Pebble Mine stake to nonprofits

The mining conglomerate Rio Tinto announced this morning it is divesting its stake in Northern Dynasty, the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine.

Minimum wage bill introduced amid sponsor outcry

Minimum wage bill introduced amid sponsor outcry

A bill that could supplant the minimum wage initiative has popped up in the Alaska Legislature.

Education vote today, parent group rallies for more school funding

Education vote today, parent group rallies for more school funding

For the past week, there have been a lot of parents running around the State Capitol letting their legislators know they want more money put into education.

Juneau appeals Petersburg boundary to state Supreme Court

Juneau appeals Petersburg boundary to state Supreme Court

The court challenge of Petersburg’s borough boundaries is not over yet.

Land-use agreement reached for Susitna-Watana dam work

Land-use agreement reached for Susitna-Watana dam work

The Alaska Energy Authority says it has reached a land-use agreement that is also key to it perhaps receiving additional funding for the proposed Susitna-Watana hydro project.

Ouzinkie reservoir drained after breach

Ouzinkie reservoir drained after breach

Officials in Ouzinkie are racing to find funding to replace the Mahoona Lake dam.

City sets deadline for cleanup of Gastineau Apartments

City sets deadline for cleanup of Gastineau Apartments

The City and Borough of Juneau has given the owner of the Gastineau Apartments until May 1 to partially clean up the building.

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

Great Alaska Schools wants more of the state funding pie

The group Great Alaska Schools took to the steps of the Capitol on Friday to demand an increase in the state’s education funding formula.

Coast Guard releases findings on Kulluk grounding

Coast Guard releases findings on Kulluk grounding

The Coast Guard has released the results of an investigation into the grounding of Shell’s Kulluk drill rig at the end of their troubled Arctic drilling season.

Lawmakers Shelving Controversial Permitting Bill

Lawmakers Shelving Controversial Permitting Bill

A controversial permitting bill has been sentenced to die in committee.