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Tobacco tax before Petersburg voters

Tobacco tax before Petersburg votersA pack of smokes will cost another two bucks if a ballot measure passes in Petersburg.

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.

Southeast cross-country teams race in Petersburg

Southeast cross-country teams race in PetersburgCross-country runners from 15 Southeast Alaska high schools competed in Petersburg over the weekend.

Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fish

Fish and Game gives trollers more time to fishThe Southeast Alaska summer troll fishery is being extended by 10 days, but many fishermen won't take advantage

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.

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.

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.