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WWII dog tag discovered on Bering Sea coast is returning home

WWII dog tag discovered on Bering Sea coast is returning homeAfter 70 years, a small piece of Earl Vogelar, a Michigan soldier stationed in Nome during World War II, is finally on its way home.

Job fair highlights challenges for unemployed veterans

Job fair highlights challenges for unemployed veterans A recent job fair in Anchorage is just one of the ways the state is working to match vets with employers in the public and private sectors to combat the nation-wide problem of veteran unemployment.

Juneau police investigate death near Twin Lakes

Police say 63-year-old Gregory Dockery did not suffer any apparent injuries

With votes still coming in, elections division prepares for count

With votes still coming in, elections division prepares for countThe Division of Elections has nearly 50,000 uncounted ballots in its possession with more still coming in.

Worst of Bering Sea storm over for Aleutian Islands residents

Worst of Bering Sea storm over for Aleutian Islands residentsA potent low-pressure system is quickly losing power over the Bering Sea.

Lawsuit claims Chukchi rules fail to protect walrus

Lawsuit claims Chukchi rules fail to protect walrusA coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit today against the Fish and Wildlife Service, saying its rule allowing the oil industry to disturb or harm Pacific walrus in the Chukchi Sea violates the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

Some communities investigating local option to ban marijuana

Some communities investigating local option to ban marijuanaThe road to a legal and regulated marijuana market is months away, and communities who still want to keep the divisive drug out are looking at doing so the same way many currently ban alcohol: the local option.

Team documents elders’ memories of colder winters

Multimedia producers are in Alaska gathering audio for a project called ‘Winters Past’. Their first stop was in Bethel where they’re talking with elders about how they’ve seen the climate change in their lifetime.

School declines to host tournament without prayer

Complaints about public prayer have caused the Alaska School Activities Association to move the state small schools wrestling championship from a private, religious school to a new venue.

Chenault extends record as House Speaker

Chenault extends record as House SpeakerChenault stressed that advancing the development of a gasline is a major goal for the Republican majority in the House. He also said he would be willing to work with unaffiliated candidate Bill Walker, should Walker’s lead in the governor’s race hold.