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In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes taboo

In fight over marijuana, alcohol becomes tabooWhile alcohol is usually a fixture of most political fundraisers, there will be no wine or cocktails at events focused on the marijuana initiative.

Fort Knox wants to expands onto federal land

Fort Knox wants to expands onto federal landA Fairbanks operator wants to expand its Fort Knox Gold Mine onto federal land.

Healy frees sailboat trapped in arctic ice

Healy frees sailboat trapped in arctic iceThe Coast Guard cutter Healy made a detour from its science mission in the Arctic last Saturday to rescue a sailboat trapped in ice near Barrow.

Sunday is deadline to register to vote for primary

Sunday is deadline to register to vote for primarySunday is the deadline to register to vote, update voter information or change party affiliation ahead of next month's primary.

Scientists use satellites to track polar bears

Scientists use satellites to track polar bearsThe U.S. Geological Survey recently started tracking polar bears using high resolution satellites.

At Democratic lieutenant governor debate, differences in style over substance

From the very beginning, it was clear that there weren’t going to be fireworks at the lieutenant governor’s debate.

Forest Service announces return of salmon cam

Forest Service announces return of salmon camFederal officials say a salmon cam in Juneau is returning for a second year.

Begich reports his biggest fundraising haul

Begich reports his biggest fundraising haulU.S. Sen. Mark Begich brought in just over $1.25 million during the last quarter, his biggest haul so far this cycle. But his campaign spent nearly $2 million toward his re-election bid.

Composting, ecotours, distillery in running for Path to Prosperity prize

Composting, ecotours, distillery in running for Path to Prosperity prizeSoutheast Alaska entrepreneurs are getting a second chance to win $40,000 to develop regional businesses.

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and waves

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and wavesWith 90 percent of the nation’s tidal power, and a good chunk of its wave and river energy, Alaska’s quickly become the epicenter for this budding technology.