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Choose Respect rally draws big crowd

Choose Respect rally draws big crowd

By participating in the march, Lt. Kris Sell hopes to show victims that police officers support them and want to stop the violence.

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

House passes Soboleff Day as Native languages bill draws critics

Two bills dealing with Alaska Native issues got different receptions from members of the Legislature on Thursday.

Herring Update: Third opening lasts one hour, ten minutes

Herring Update: Third opening lasts one hour, ten minutes

The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery had its third opening Wednesday, concentrated in the waters just south of downtown.

Murkowski presses demand for King Cove road

Murkowski presses demand for King Cove road

Murkowski has been hammering Jewell in the press for months over her decision in December rejecting the road, through 10 miles of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge to Cold Bay.

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

Two Alaskans, two very different Affordable Care Act experiences

As Alaskans navigate the complicated health law, two people have had very different experiences.

Business owners testify against indoor smoking ban

Business owners testify against indoor smoking ban

Some Alaska business owners are speaking out against a bill that would ban smoking in indoor work places and public places.

Juneau’s Choose Respect march kicks off at noon Thursday

Juneau’s Choose Respect march kicks off at noon Thursday

“People should come out for the march to provide courage for past victims to be able to step out and speak out”

Herring update: ‘We’re going after these fish’

Herring update: ‘We’re going after these fish’

With the herring spawn starting in Sitka Sound, the Fish & Game is quickly developing plans for a third commercial seine opening — possibly today.

Panel advances bill addressing ferry system pay

Panel advances bill addressing ferry system pay

The Senate Finance Committee has advanced a bill that would strike a cost-of-living differential for ferry system workers living in Alaska.

Petersburg mayor: state will rebuild hatchery

Petersburg mayor: state will rebuild hatchery

Fish and Game would be rebuilding the Crystal Lake hatchery facility destroyed in a fire earlier this month.