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Residents protest home demolition, Knik Arm Bridge

Residents protest home demolition, Knik Arm BridgeMore than 50 people gathered in the Government Hill neighborhood to protest the demolition of two homes. The state is clearing the land to make way for the proposed but not yet funded Knik Arm Bridge.

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes taboo

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes tabooWhile alcohol is usually a fixture of most political fundraisers, there will be no wine or cocktails at events focused on the marijuana initiative.

Sunday is deadline to register to vote for primary

Sunday is deadline to register to vote for primarySunday is the deadline to register to vote, update voter information or change party affiliation ahead of next month's primary.

At Democratic lieutenant governor debate, differences in style over substance

From the very beginning, it was clear that there weren’t going to be fireworks at the lieutenant governor’s debate.

Begich reports his biggest fundraising haul

Begich reports his biggest fundraising haulU.S. Sen. Mark Begich brought in just over $1.25 million during the last quarter, his biggest haul so far this cycle. But his campaign spent nearly $2 million toward his re-election bid.

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and waves

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and wavesWith 90 percent of the nation’s tidal power, and a good chunk of its wave and river energy, Alaska’s quickly become the epicenter for this budding technology.

Alaska Native leader Don Wright passes away

Alaska Native leader Don Wright has died. He was 84 when he passed away at home on July 5.

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.

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.

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.