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Juneau hosts Innovation Summit

Juneau hosts Innovation SummitMore than 200 business leaders, researchers and policy-makers gather in Juneau this week for the 2015 Innovation Summit.

Walker says Rupert terminal will be rebuilt

Walker says Rupert terminal will be rebuiltGov. Bill Walker says he’ll continue pushing for construction of a new ferry terminal in Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

Former Commissioner Marc Luiken appointed DOT chief

Former Commissioner Marc Luiken appointed DOT chiefThere’s a new boss at the state agency overseeing, roads, airports and ferries. Marc Luiken is the commissioner of the Department of Transportation.

Science societies oppose old-growth logging

Science societies oppose old-growth loggingMore scientists have joined a campaign to stop old-growth logging in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadline

Tongass transition panel chafes at early deadlineMembers of the Tongass Advisory Committee are unhappy with U.S. Forest Service efforts to speed up their work.

DOT cleans up small slide along Glacier Highway

DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the slide occurred in the White path avalanche area of Mount Juneau and was mopped up relatively quickly.

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communities

Heavy rains prompt landslide warnings for Southeast communitiesAnother large, wet and warm weather system is looming off the Southeast Alaska coast.

Kake powerline project a little closer to construction

Kake powerline project a little closer to constructionThe Kake Petersburg Intertie as it’s called, has been under study for decades but the environmental review of the project underway has supporters thinking it’s a little closer to construction.

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meeting

Board of Game chases ‘wounded game’ regulation to next meetingEthical hunters pursue and dispatch wounded game they've failed to kill with a clean kill shot. A proposed regulation could make that illegal in some circumstances.

Hoonah cultural organization gets new director

Hoonah cultural organization gets new directorSarah Dybdahl takes over as the Huna Heritage Foundation’s top official next month. It’s the non-profit arm of the Huna Totem village corporation.