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“The Mountaintop” portrays the personal side of MLK

“The Mountaintop” portrays the personal side of MLKThe play depicts the imagined last night of Martin Luther King Jr. before his assassination in 1968.

Troopers cite Juneau woman suspected of springing traps

A 39-year-old Juneau woman has been cited for tripping legal traps set to catch fur-bearing animals.

Wrangell man dies of injuries suffered in Ketchikan jail

Wrangell man dies of injuries suffered in Ketchikan jailAn autopsy has been ordered for a 20-year-old Wrangell man who died of injuries suffered in a Ketchikan jail.

Alaska asks gay marriage appeal wait for high court decision

Alaska asks gay marriage appeal wait for high court decisionAlaska Attorney General Craig Richards is asking a federal appeals court to not do anything with the state's appeal of a gay marriage ruling until the nation's high court weighs in.

New population estimate shows slight decline in Alaska

he state demographer estimates Alaska's population is shrinking — slightly.

UA Fairbanks chancellor may seek president’s job

UA Fairbanks chancellor may seek president’s jobThe chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks says it's likely he will apply to replace outgoing UA President Pat Gamble.

The Cajun Country Revival in Juneau this weekend

The Cajun Country Revival in Juneau this weekendThe Cajun Country Revival is on its way up to the Anchorage Folk Festival and will be playing Friday and Saturday at the Alaskan Bar.

Plunging oil prices cast doubt on Arctic drilling

Plunging oil prices cast doubt on Arctic drillingAs oil prices continue to plummet, some corporations are scaling back on expensive exploration projects -- like drilling in Arctic waters.

Small businesses struggle to comply with health insurance requirement

Small businesses struggle to comply with health insurance requirementStarting this month, businesses in Alaska with more than 100 full time workers have to provide health insurance.

Anchorage Democrats push bills combating sexual assault, retaliation in National Guard

Anchorage Democrats push bills combating sexual assault, retaliation in National GuardTwo lawmakers introduced a group of bills today designed to fix issues within the Alaska National Guard.