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Fast ruling sought in Alaska ballot lawsuit

An Anchorage judge is moving quickly on a lawsuit challenging an emergency order that allowed two Alaska gubernatorial candidates to fuse their campaigns into one ticket for the November general election.

Southeast economy, population levels off

Southeast economy, population levels offAfter five years of growth, Southeast Alaska’s labor force and population leveled off in 2013.

‘Hawking’ issue brought to Ketchikan City Council

‘Hawking’ issue brought to Ketchikan City CouncilThe Ketchikan City Council heard Thursday from some downtown business owners about the increasing problem of hawking – store employees who call out to potential customers in an attempt to lure them into a store.

Student greenhouses prompt Thorne Bay restaurant purchase

Student greenhouses prompt Thorne Bay restaurant purchaseThere are no restaurants in the approximately 500-person town of Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales Island. But that looks like it’s going to change.

Rescued harbor seal pup released on Kodiak Island

An abandoned harbor seal pup that narrowly avoided death by seagull was returned to the wild off a Kodiak Island beach.

EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take more time to review comments on a proposal that would restrict large-scale mining near the headwaters of a … more

Groups hope MSA update won’t move fish conservation ‘backwards’

Groups hope MSA update won’t move fish conservation ‘backwards’A number of regional fishing associations are joining forces to strengthen the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

Youth climate change lawsuit dismissed

Youth climate change lawsuit dismissedThe suit was one of several filed nationwide, and the first to take its argument to a state supreme court.

Uber ride-sharing enters Anchorage market

Uber ride-sharing enters Anchorage marketA ride-sharing service called Uber will start operating in Anchorage this week.

Sullivan ad calls out Begich snowmachine riding

Sullivan ad calls out Begich snowmachine ridingAn X Games snowmachine rider calls out Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich's riding skills in a new campaign ad from Republican Dan Sullivan.