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Roads, ferries, airports: Meetings spotlight Southeast transportation plan

Roads, ferries, airports: Meetings spotlight Southeast transportation planSoutheast Alaskans can learn more about regional transportation projects at a series of meetings starting Aug. 6.

UAS coping with budget cuts

UAS coping with budget cutsThe University of Alaska Southeast is facing a $1.3 million state budget cut this fiscal year, and a total shortfall of $1.9 million that may lead to layoffs.

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into law

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into lawAbout 100 of the late Tlingit elder’s family and friends gathered at Juneau’s Marine Park for the bill signing ceremony on Wednesday

Campaign Profile: For Joe Miller, 2010 Looms Large

Campaign Profile: For Joe Miller, 2010 Looms LargeWhile 2010 left Joe Miller with big negatives, he also emerged with a good chunk of campaign cash, more than $800,000.

Why does Southeast Alaska have a daycare ‘crisis’?

Why does Southeast Alaska have a daycare ‘crisis’?Mention daycare to pretty much any parent in Southeast Alaska, and you’ll get an earful. It’s never been easy to find daycare in the region, but just recently, it’s gotten much worse.

State Supreme Court rules same-sex partners can access death benefits

State Supreme Court rules same-sex partners can access death benefitsThe Alaska Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex partners are eligible for death benefits, even though they are prohibited from marrying by the state Constitution.

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court records

State Archives accepts Alaska Railroad, Territorial court recordsHistoric documents to be stored in SLAM now under construction

Headlights on, all the time

Headlights on, all the timeStarting now, sections of state highways throughout Southeast Alaska will require drivers to turn their headlights on at all times, even during the day.

In U.S. Senate race, GOP rivals lag far behind Sullivan

In U.S. Senate race, GOP rivals lag far behind SullivanCampaign finance reports from Alaska’s U.S. Senate race show Republican candidate Dan Sullivan is increasing his financial lead over GOP rivals Mead Treadwell and Joe Miller.

Judge allows set-net ban initiative to move forward

Judge allows set-net ban initiative to move forwardA superior court judge has ruled in favor of an initiative to ban commercial set netting for salmon in urban areas.