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Fry bread: An Alaska Native treat with a mysterious origin

Fry bread: An Alaska Native treat with a mysterious originFry bread has generations of history in many Alaska Native families, where the untraditional food has become a cultural fixture.

B.C. mine developers defend near-border projects

B.C. mine developers defend near-border projectsWe’ve heard a lot about environmental damage from mines planned for northwest British Columbia, just across Alaska’s border. But we haven’t heard a lot from mine advocates. Now, we have.

Alaska tops corruption rankings in policy journal

Alaska tops corruption rankings in policy journalThe rankings were based on corruption-related convictions of federal, state and local public employees and elected officials from 1976 to 2008.

Police propose big hikes to traffic, animal control fines

Police propose big hikes to traffic, animal control finesThe Juneau Police Department wants to double, triple or nearly quadruple municipal fines for dozens of municipal traffic and animal control violations.

Large crowd greets Celebration paddlers

Large crowd greets Celebration paddlersPaddlers from Yakutat to Metlakatla and places in between landed their canoes on a Juneau beach Wednesday afternoon.

Critics question Sealaska ballot

Critics question Sealaska ballotFour Sealaska board of directors candidates say the regional Native corporation's balloting process violates a recent court ruling. Sealaska says there's no problem.

Indignant JDHS alum rallies Stanford campus around rape case

Indignant JDHS alum rallies Stanford campus around rape caseJDHS alum Leah Francis came out as a rape survivor, and as an activist outraged over Stanford University’s in-house adjudication process.

Southeast loses 10 school superintendents

Southeast loses 10 school superintendentsMore than half of Southeast Alaska’s school districts have hired new superintendents this year.

Wrangell’s new boat lift is the biggest in Southeast

Wrangell’s new boat lift is the biggest in SoutheastWrangell’s new boat lift means more big ships can be repaired without leaving the region.

No free ride for Southeast legislative candidates

No free ride for Southeast legislative candidatesAll Southeast legislative incumbents face challengers this year. A dozen people put their names in the hat by Monday’s filing deadline.