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Comment period extended for Juneau Access

The period to comment on the most recent environmental document on the project has been extended an extra 15 days.

Knowns and unknowns among counted ballots

Knowns and unknowns among counted ballotsWith a few candidates up and down the ticket unsure whether they won or lost, a lot of Alaskans are looking to the thousands of ballots that remain uncounted.

Alaska voters legalize marijuana

Alaska voters legalize marijuanaThe measure makes legal the production, sale and use of marijuana for Alaskans over 21 years old. Washington DC and Oregon approved similar measures.

State Senate Majority names new leader

State Senate Majority names new leaderSen. Kevin Meyer of Anchorage will be taking the reins from Wasilla’s Charlie Huggins. Huggins will take the position of rules chair.

ASD begins approving military recruiters on campus

This puts recruiters one step closer to being allowed back in area schools after the district banned them from campuses following allegations of misconduct by Alaska National Guard recruiters involving students.

UA president warns of likely budget cuts

UA president warns of likely budget cutsGamble says some academic programs probably will have to be eliminated and employees will have to be laid off because of an expected reduction in state funding.

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, Dunbar

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, DunbarSen. Mark Begich would be headed back to Washington, D.C., had the rest of the state voted like Southeast. And Bill Walker would have solidly won the governor’s race.

Faced with minimum wage hike, seafood plants see room to cut

Faced with minimum wage hike, seafood plants see room to cutThe seafood industry -- which is Unalaska’s biggest source of minimum wage jobs -- wasn’t expect anything different; they’re factoring in the wage hike as they look cut costs.

Short earthquake rolls through Juneau

Short earthquake rolls through JuneauMagnitude 4.58 temblor occurred at 7:03 a.m. Wednesday

Sullivan leads Begich by 8,000 votes

Sullivan leads Begich by 8,000 votesAlaska appears to have followed the national trend and elected a Republican to the U.S. Senate.