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Bill Thomas considers Kerttula’s House seat

Bill Thomas considers Kerttula’s House seat

Former Haines Representative Bill Thomas is considering a run for the House seat being vacated by Juneau’s Beth Kerttula. But he’s more likely to take on Juneau Senator Dennis Egan.

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?

The chairman of the Alaska Redistricting Board says state residents need to have a conversation about the growing number of people who live in each legislative district.

Haines guide, Canadian clients on trial for alleged wildlife crimes

Charges against John Katzeek, Brian Hicken, Kenneth Cox, and Tyler Antel include conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act

Juneau Assembly, legislative delegation talk session priorities

Juneau Assembly, legislative delegation talk session priorities

Education funding and the state’s unfunded public employee retirement obligation topped the list of topics discussed by the Juneau Assembly and the Capital City’s legislative delegation on Wednesday.

Sealaska seeks new board youth adviser

Sealaska seeks new board youth adviser

Sealaska is looking for a young shareholder to take a seat on its board of directors.

Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula resigns

Juneau Rep. Beth Kerttula resigns

Kerttula has represented Juneau for 15 years. Due to redistricting, her current seat includes Petersburg, Gustavus and Tenakee Springs.

SE Alaska population grows 3.8 percent from 2010-2013

SE Alaska population grows 3.8 percent from 2010-2013

In the first three years of this decade, Southeast Alaska reversed a trend of anemic population growth that defined the previous 10 years for the region.

Panel will target Tongass plan rewrite, timber transition

Panel will target Tongass plan rewrite, timber transition

The Forest Service is setting up an advisory board to help rewrite the Tongass National Forest’s management plan.

Is Alaska’s economy grounded?

Is Alaska’s economy grounded?

Two economists Thursday offered different takes on what Alaska’s slowing economy means at the World Trade Center Alaska’s annual statewide economic forecast talk in Juneau.

Strong winds snap spruce tree

Strong winds snap spruce tree

A large Sitka spruce tree toppled over in Juneau’s Evergreen Cemetery during a storm that blew through Southeast Alaska Tuesday.