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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.”

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollment

Juneau schools mark opening day with higher enrollmentThe Juneau School District begins the new school year with about 50 more students than projected

Uncontested Juneau races make for quiet election

Uncontested Juneau races make for quiet electionNone of Juneau’s candidates for state Senate or House of Representatives faced opposition in Tuesday’s primary election.

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in Alaska

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in AlaskaIn Alaska, where small medical practices are the norm, the new electronic records requirements can be a heavy burden.

In tight race, oil tax referendum behind

In tight race, oil tax referendum behindWith some ballots yet to be counted, a referendum to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell’s signature oil tax law is trailing by nearly 7,000 votes.

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in Petersburg

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in PetersburgThe DOT officials were vetting a draft of the state’s latest plan for transportation for Southeast.