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NAACP leads conversation on helping young men of color succeed

NAACP leads conversation on helping young men of color succeedCommunity members asked questions of two experts who have led programs to help young black men in the United States.

Lawmaker proposes eliminating film tax credit program

Lawmaker proposes eliminating film tax credit programAn Alaska lawmaker wants to eliminate the program that provides tax credits for films produced in Alaska.

Tlingit masks on “Antiques Roadshow” draw questions from Southeast Alaska

Tlingit masks on “Antiques Roadshow” draw questions from Southeast AlaskaA recent episode of the popular PBS show “Antiques Roadshow” caught the attention of some Southeast residents when a couple of 200-year-old Tlingit masks from Haines appeared on screen.

International experts on Arctic warfare gather for first time at remote Alaska training site

International experts on Arctic warfare gather for first time at remote Alaska training siteElite specialists in mountaineering, skiing, and Arctic survival came to the Northern Warfare Training Center near Fairbanks to learn new techniques for fighting in terrain that can itself be a weapon against troops.

With budget changes, Walker boosts ferry, community jails funding

With budget changes, Walker boosts ferry, community jails fundingWith Wednesday’s deadline for changes, Gov. Bill Walker has sent his final amendments to the capital and operating budget to the Legislature.

Alaska’s Healthcare.gov enrollment jumps to nearly 21k

Alaska’s Healthcare.gov enrollment jumps to nearly 21kAlmost 21,000 Alaskans signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during the open enrollment period that closed Feb. 15.

Sen. Egan says daylight saving time important for Southeast

Sen. Egan says daylight saving time important for SoutheastA Juneau lawmaker said the proposed daylight saving time exemption would mean a loss of useful light in southeast Alaska.

Bill: No per diem for lawmakers not in Juneau during session

Bill: No per diem for lawmakers not in Juneau during sessionAn Anchorage lawmaker has proposed eliminating per diem payments to lawmakers who aren't in Juneau during session.

Quake shakes Southeast coast

Quake shakes Southeast coastShaker with preliminary magnitude of 4.4 was centered about 78 miles southwest of Haines.

Lawsuit challenges Alaska’s regulation restricting abortions for low income women

A trial got underway today in Anchorage in a lawsuit challenging the state regulation that restricts abortions for low income women.