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Oil tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

Oil tax opponents vow to monitor industry promisesOpponents of Alaska's new petroleum tax system are vowing to track its future performance, even if they lose at the ballot box.

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.”

Man dies after boat explosion, fall into water

Man dies after boat explosion, fall into waterA 55-year-old man died near Dillingham after an explosion on his boat knocked him into the water.

Juneau carpenter admits embezzling union funds

Jonathan H. Smith must repay $41,770.47 he spent on booze, meals, and gambling.

Suspect sentenced in December’s double-shooting case

Suspect sentenced in December’s double-shooting caseJames Depasquale ordered to serve over 6 1/2 years in prison.

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.

Mead Treadwell concedes defeat in Senate primary

Mead Treadwell concedes defeat in Senate primaryLt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has conceded defeat in the Republican race for U.S. Senate in Alaska.

Don Young wins GOP House primary, will face Forrest Dunbar

Don Young wins GOP House primary, will face Forrest DunbarU.S. Rep. Don Young has won the Republican nomination for U.S. House.

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeover

Sitkans asked to conserve water, power during hydro changeoverAfter 53 years of continuous service, the turbines at Sitka’s Blue Lake Hydro plant are quiet.