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Delta to offer seasonal service to Ketchikan

Delta to offer seasonal service to KetchikanThe two new Alaska stops will see one daily flight during the busy summer season, starting May 15. Delta expanded into the Juneau market last summer, and plans to continue that seasonal service, as well.

Tongass Advisory Committee meets in Sitka

Tongass Advisory Committee meets in SitkaIt’s the fourth meeting of the Tongass Advisory Committee, which is working with the U.S. Forest Service as it tries to switch its focus from old-growth logging to harvesting smaller, younger trees.

Review of Red Chris Mine finds tailings dam concerns

Review of Red Chris Mine finds tailings dam concernsAs Southeast Alaskans become more concerned about mine development in British Columbia, a copper and gold mine in the Stikine River watershed is expected to start full operations next month. But an independent review of its tailings facility found issues with the design.

State spends $100K defending same-sex marriage lawsuit

The Alaska Dispatch News reports plaintiffs are seeking nearly $259,000 in legal fees from the state. If those fees are awarded, the cost to the state would total more than $360,000.

Floating strip club flourishes in Kodiak

Darren Byler, owner of Wild Alaskan, a crab boat converted to a strip club, tells KTVA-TV that business has been "wildly successful" in the commercial fishing port.

Minnesota fugitive arrested at Juneau airport

Taylor James Pass is wanted on an alleged probation violation following a Minnesota conviction for murder.

Fatal crash driver charged with manslaughter

An 18-year-old man has been indicted on felony charges of manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and assault in connection with a March 26 crash.

Alaska voter turnout highest for midterm since ’94

Alaska voter turnout highest for midterm since ’94The latest results from the Division of Elections showed turnout for the Nov. 4 election at 56 percent. The 1994 midterm saw turnout of 64 percent.

American Indian, Alaska Native children suffer high rates Of PTSD

American Indian and Alaska Native children see so much violence in their homes and communities that they suffer Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at triple the rate of the general population, akin to veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Forest Service urges safety near Juneau glacier

Forest Service urges safety near Juneau glacierThe agency, in a release, said it is impossible to predict lake ice stability regardless of temperatures or ice thickness. It recommends people stay away from the glacier's terminus, including ice caves and icebergs.