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Restoration plan taking longer than expected

Restoration plan taking longer than expectedGovernment attorneys say a restoration plan for addressing lingering effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill is taking longer than expected to complete.

Record number registers for ultra race

A record number of people have signed up for the White Mountains 100-mile ultra race north of Fairbanks.

Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

Northern Alaska joins the cryosphereIt's mid-October, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work.

Supreme Court denies Alaska’s request for stay

Supreme Court denies Alaska’s request for stayThe U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied the state of Alaska's request to put a stop to gay marriages pending an appeal.

Wrangell doctor arrested on child porn charges

Wrangell doctor arrested on child porn chargesAgents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant Wednesday at the home of Greg Salard.

Final vote Monday for Ketchikan prayer ordinance

A public hearing and final vote on a proposal to add prayer to the regular Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meeting agenda is scheduled for Monday’s Assembly meeting.

Ebola risk low in Alaska, plan in place to stop spread

Ebola risk low in Alaska, plan in place to stop spreadState epidemiology chief Joe McLaughlin says few people are entering the state who have been in the West African nations where the outbreak is occurring, which reduces the risk.

Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing labThe Sitka Tribe of Alaska is planning to build a lab to test shellfish for naturally occurring toxins that could pose a health threat to subsistence harvesters.

Village shows teamwork breaking up a frozen river for fuel delivery

Village shows teamwork breaking up a frozen river for fuel deliveryResidents from the coastal village of Kongiginak, in Southwest Alaska, rallied against nature to clear the way for a barge, carrying a load of heating fuel and gasoline earlier this week.

Water main break leaves some Douglas residents without water

The break means residents between the Douglas bridge to the Lawson Creek bridge have no water service until the main is fixed.