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Cruise traffic level, but could grow soon

Cruise traffic level, but could grow soonAlaska’s cruise ship season ended last week with a similar number of visitors as in 2013. But the next few years could be different.

Petersburg considers changes to senior sales tax exemption

Petersburg considers changes to senior sales tax exemptionFour measures on the Oct. 7 ballot could change Petersburg's senior citizen sales-tax exemption

Art is big business in Southeast Alaska

Art is big business in Southeast AlaskaWhat are the arts worth to Southeast Alaska? A new economic study says at least $60 million a year in business.

DOT puts out new Juneau Access Project document

DOT puts out new Juneau Access Project documentThe Southeast Alaska Conservation Council says it is likely to challenge the new supplemental environmental impact statement.

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committee

The Tongass tightrope: Balancing diverse interests by committeeTongass Advisory Committee member Eric Nichols says it's a huge challenge to come up with policies for a viable timber industry without old growth.

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?

Can the Tongass support sustainable logging?A regional committee tasked with advising the U.S. Forest Service on how to manage logging in the Tongass begins three days of meetings in Juneau today.

Ferry system plans for a new route in Southeast

Ferry system plans for a new route in SoutheastThe state ferry system is planning a new route in Southeast Alaska. It’s being done in conjunction with a new, privately run ferry.

Juneau ultrarunners attempt first solo Klondike race

Juneau ultrarunners attempt first solo Klondike raceKlas Stolpe and Houston Laws are attempting the 109-mile race solo.

Dems’ gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stop

Dems’ gubernatorial nominee makes Juneau campaign stopAbout 60 people attended the rainy campaign rally. Byron Mallott’s stump speech was about 9 minutes long.

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.