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Juneau cracks down on aggressive “hawking”

Juneau cracks down on aggressive “hawking”The Juneau Police Department says "hawking" — an aggressive form of commercial sidewalk solicitation — is on the rise.

That ’70s Home: How AHFC is trying to update Alaska’s aging housing supply

That ’70s Home: How AHFC is trying to update Alaska’s aging housing supplyAlaska Housing Finance Corp. offers a variety of loan and rebate programs aimed at upgrading the state's aging housing stock.

Summit looks at food security, development

Summit looks at food security, developmentBusiness, government and other regional leaders will meet in Juneau March 17-18 for the Southeast Conference’s Mid-Session Summit.

“Scrubbers” to cut cruise ship air pollution

“Scrubbers” to cut cruise ship air pollutionCruise lines that sail Alaska waters are installing new pollution-control equipment. Scrubbers are aimed at clearing the air — and meeting new regulations. But it’s also dodging some stronger, more expensive measures.

Update: Fast ferry engine damage could affect service

Update: Fast ferry engine damage could affect serviceOne of the Alaska Marine Highway’s new ferry engines is down. That could affect service in Southeast and Prince William Sound.

New Tongass chief from Southwest U.S.

New Tongass chief from Southwest U.S.Earl Stewart will take over as Tongass forest supervisor in May. He's moving up from Arizona, where he’s in charge of the Coconino National Forest.

Feds turning Tongass land over to Sealaska

Feds turning Tongass land over to SealaskaThe federal Bureau of Land Management will sign paperwork Friday turning over 70,000 acres of Tongass National Forest to Sealaska Corp.

Deeper Alaska ferry cuts planned by state House panel

Deeper Alaska ferry cuts planned by state House panelAlaska’s ferry system is facing even more service cuts. A House panel on Thursday yanked money from the marine highway budget that the governor had restored. And, it made additional cuts.

AWARE to expand Girls on the Run statewide

AWARE to expand Girls on the Run statewideThe state Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is helping to fund the expansion.

State considers B.C. mines as promoters plan visit

State considers B.C. mines as promoters plan visitA new Walker-Mallott administration working group is addressing British Columbia's mining boom near its border with Alaska. But the group is not ready to take the stands mine critics hope for.