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Dems’ gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stop

Dems’ gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stopAbout 60 people attended the rainy campaign rally. Byron Mallott’s stump speech was about 9 minutes long.

Maritime industry plans to become more local

Maritime industry plans to become more localThe Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan aims to better prepare Alaskans to join the maritime work force.

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decision

Forest Service upholds Big Thorne decisionThe U.S. Forest Service issued its Final Supplemental Information Report for the Big Thorne Timber Sale this week, upholding its Record of Decision.

Governor appoints two locals to state boards

Governor appoints two locals to state boardsWayne Jensen will serve on the Alaska Historical Commission and Jill Burkert on the Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education.

House candidates Kito, Dukowitz contrast at chamber forum

House candidates Kito, Dukowitz contrast at chamber forumDemocrat Sam Kito III is the incumbent facing Republican Peter Dukowitz in the Nov. 4 general election.

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buy

AFP targets Begich absenteeism in $1M ad buyAmericans for Prosperity announced yesterday it has paid more than $1 million to run a TV ad attacking incumbent Mark Begich.

Walker wins primary … for Libertarian Senate nomination

Walker wins primary … for Libertarian Senate nominationThe victory of an unknown by the name of Thom Walker has puzzled the Libertarian party.

Begich says ‘Bring it on’

Begich says ‘Bring it on’Sen. Mark Begich says his opponent in the general election has moved to the extreme far-right on many issues.

Yup’ik voters give Alaska ballot translation mixed reviews

Yup’ik voters give Alaska ballot translation mixed reviewsAll eight of the Yup’ik voters that KYUK talked with said they needed help understanding what they were voting on.

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cansHills Bros. coffee was so popular in Alaska it inspired a local archaeologist to produce a field guide, the “Hills Bros. Coffee Can Chronology.”