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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.

Governor appoints two locals to state boards

Governor appoints two locals to state boardsWayne Jensen will serve on the Alaska Historical Commission and Jill Burkert on the Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education.

House candidates Kito, Dukowitz contrast at chamber forum

House candidates Kito, Dukowitz contrast at chamber forumDemocrat Sam Kito III is the incumbent facing Republican Peter Dukowitz in the Nov. 4 general election.

Indian Village totem poles come down

Indian Village totem poles come downThe two totem poles that stood for 36 years in Juneau’s old Indian Village have been hauled off.

Elderly cruise ship passenger dies, no signs of foul play

Elderly cruise ship passenger dies, no signs of foul playJuneau police identified the woman as Corrine J. Underwood of Missouri.

Alaska Marine Highway officers’ union rejects tentative contract agreement

Alaska Marine Highway officers’ union rejects tentative contract agreementMasters, Mates and Pilots represents about 100 licensed captains and officers who navigate Alaska marine highway vessels.

Engine problems cancel Fairweather trip

Engine problems cancel Fairweather tripThe Fairweather is expected to return to service Thursday on its regular summer run to Angoon and Sitka.

Southeast seine fleet catching pinks, missing chums

Southeast seine fleet catching pinks, missing chumsThis year’s pink salmon catch is only a fraction of last year’s record setting harvest of 89 million.