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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.

Long lines for sixth annual Governor’s Family Picnic

Long lines for sixth annual Governor’s Family PicnicFifteen minutes before the scheduled start of yesterday’s sixth annual Governor’s Family Picnic, there was already a long line down the sidewalk at Sandy Beach.

Mallott raises most funds, but Parnell maintains biggest bank account

Mallott raises most funds, but Parnell maintains biggest bank accountDemocratic candidate for governor Byron Mallott was the top fundraiser this reporting period, but Republican incumbent Sean Parnell maintains the most money going into the general election.

Annual governor’s picnic today

Annual governor’s picnic todayThe Governor’s Office is hoping for sunny weather for the sixth annual Governor’s Family Picnic.

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”

Campaign Profile: Dan Sullivan’s “Amazing Credentials”As a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dan Sullivan has a bucket of advantages.