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Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communities

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communitiesAnother large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.

Four rescued as F/V Eyak sinks near Sitka

Four rescued as F/V Eyak sinks near SitkaFour people were rescued from the F/V Eyak early Monday morning after the boat went aground near Calligan Island, just north of the Goddard hot springs.

Lonnie Dupre returns safely from historic Denali climb

Lonnie Dupre returns safely from historic Denali climbClimber Lonnie Dupre has returned to Talkeetna after becoming the first soloist to ever summit Denali in the month of January.

Eaglecrest suspends lift operations due to lack of snow

Eaglecrest suspends lift operations due to lack of snowJuneau’s Eaglecrest Ski Area is halting lift operations until it receives enough snow to open at least part of the upper mountain.

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meeting

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meetingEthical hunters pursue and dispatch wounded game they've failed to kill with a clean kill shot. A proposed regulation could make that illegal in some circumstances.

Warm weather prompts weekday closure of Eaglecrest Ski Area

Warm weather prompts weekday closure of Eaglecrest Ski AreaEaglecrest Ski Area is closed today and tomorrow due to warm weather and rain.

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increase

Public meeting tonight on proposed Mendenhall Glacier fee increaseThe U.S. Forest Service is proposing a fee increase at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center starting with the 2016 tourist season.

Habitat director out, as Walker administration shifts approach to permitting

Habitat director out, as Walker administration shifts approach to permittingRandy Bates has been removed from his position as habitat director, and the new administration wants to reevaluate the state’s approach to land management.

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposals

Alaska Board of Game tackles Southeast proposalsThe state Board of Game is holding its regional meeting in Juneau this week.

State game board to review deer seasons, limits for Sitka

State game board to review deer seasons, limits for SitkaThe State Board of Game met this weekend in Juneau to consider a number of proposed changes to Southeast hunting regulations.