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One-man PAC to target four House races

One-man PAC to target four House racesIt’s not unheard of for wealthy individuals to get involved in ballot measure fights.

Ketchikan shipyard to build two Alaska ferries

Ketchikan shipyard to build two Alaska ferriesIt’s official: The Ketchikan Shipyard will build two new ferries for the State of Alaska over the next few years.

Regents nix tuition hike for University of Alaska

The University of Alaska Board of Regents gave thumbs down to a proposal to boost tuition by 4 percent.

Man accused of shooting black bear in closed area

Man accused of shooting black bear in closed areaA 42-year-old Douglas man has been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly shooting a black bear as it rummaged through trash in his yard.

Mott to lead Alaska Guard response team

Brigadier General Jon K. Mott will lead a team charged with implementing recommendations for restoring confidence in the leadership and structure of the Alaska National Guard.

Panel completes review of standard used to set refinery-pollution cleanup level

Panel completes review of standard used to set refinery-pollution cleanup levelA panel of experts wrapped up two days of meetings Thursday in Fairbanks that will help the state Department of Environmental Conservation determine the appropriate cleanup level for contamination of North Pole’s groundwater caused by chemicals leaking from the refinery now owned by Flint Hills Resources.

Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrowSarah Silas, 89, smiled as she remembered an earthquake that shook her village more than 60 years ago.

Hideaway box store thief smashes case, takes jewelry worth $40K

Hideaway box store thief smashes case, takes jewelry worth $40KJuneau police are looking for a burglar who stole over $40,000 worth of jewelry.

Late night swimmer rescued on downtown waterfront

An unidentified Juneau woman was rescued by Coast Guard, initial care provided by CCFR EMTs