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It’s back to barging for Chieftain Metals’ Tulsequah project

It’s back to barging for Chieftain Metals’ Tulsequah projectThe company that’s trying to reopen the Tulsequah Chief Mine has apparently abandoned plans to build a road to the mine site

Where Juneau’s lawmakers landed in the new Alaska Legislature organization

Where Juneau’s lawmakers landed in the new Alaska Legislature organizationRepublican Rep. Cathy Muñoz opted not to seek a leadership position in the Alaska House Majority, while Sen. Dennis Egan will caucus with fellow Democrats.

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, Dunbar

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, DunbarSen. Mark Begich would be headed back to Washington, D.C., had the rest of the state voted like Southeast. And Bill Walker would have solidly won the governor’s race.

Analysis: Juneau voters break for Democrats, back initiatives

Analysis: Juneau voters break for Democrats, back initiativesJuneau voters went against the national and statewide Republican trend Tuesday

Juneau lawmakers Egan, Muñoz and Kito re-elected to legislature

Juneau lawmakers Egan, Muñoz and Kito re-elected to legislatureAll three of the capital city’s state lawmakers handily won re-election Tuesday

Slideshow: political signs around Juneau

Slideshow: political signs around JuneauHere's just a small sample of election signs in the Juneau area.

Top Parnell aide outlines National Guard response timeline

Nizich’s explanation for the delayed response to – and subsequent denial of – records requests into the National Guard is part logistical and part legal.

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positions

SE candidates stake out ballot measure positionsMost Southeast legislative candidates oppose the marijuana and Bristol Bay ballot initiatives. But they support the minimum wage measure.

Pro-marijuana campaign has trouble finding public support in Juneau

Pro-marijuana campaign has trouble finding public support in Juneau"Unfortunately, people that I’ve talked to that I know consume, that I know partake in this substance are afraid to come out," Ben Wilcox says.

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidates

B.C. mines concern some–not all–candidatesBritish Columbia mines are slated to be built close to transboundary rivers. That worries some candidates for the Alaska Legislature.