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Questions on how to count governors in Alaska

Questions on how to count governors in AlaskaThis week, Bill Walker became the 13th governor of Alaska. Or the 11th. It depends on how you count.

Troopers say Buckland man threatened school

A 34-year-old Buckland man faces a terroristic threatening charge after troopers allege he threatened to shoot children at the local school.

Former CBJ paralegal headed to criminal trial

Prosecutors allege Roxie Starr, 60, improperly accessed APSIN, the Alaska Public Safety Information Network.

Eight Southeast cities plan for scrap-metal recycling

Eight Southeast cities plan for scrap-metal recyclingA Ketchikan company will soon begin collecting and recycling scrap metal from Wrangell, Petersburg and six Prince of Wales Island communities.

Legislators prepare for marijuana regulation

Legislators prepare for marijuana regulationWith an initiative to treat marijuana like alcohol now certified, lawmakers are preparing for the issue to come up this legislative session.

Sitka hospital aims to become regional health care hub

Sitka hospital aims to become regional health care hubSitka’s new hospital CEO Jeff Comer said he’s developing a strategy to expand Sitka Community Hospital into a regional health care provider.

Southeast divers finish up sea cucumber season

Southeast divers finish up sea cucumber seasonSea cucumber season closed in mid-November after the fleet landed a little more than a million pounds of the seafood delicacy.

Governor to release Parnell budget without endorsements

Gov. Bill Walker plans to release the budget of his predecessor without endorsements to satisfy a Dec. 15 deadline for proposing a budget.

Wrangell assembly to intervene in two more timber lawsuits

Wrangell assembly to intervene in two more timber lawsuitsWrangell Borough Assembly has voted to participate in two more lawsuits seeking to block the Prince of Wales Island logging contract.

Fairbanks men detain theft suspect with bed frame, plow

A Fairbanks man and his father and used a metal bed frame and a snow plow to detain a suspected truck thief.