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Tanana youth speak out against sexual assault, marijuana legalization

Tanana youth speak out against sexual assault, marijuana legalizationThe group’s message is still the same: they don’t always feel safe or cared for and they want that to change, but now they’re also taking a stand against marijuana legalization.

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Monday Crosscurrents

Fire on the mountain near the Yukon River

Fire on the mountain near the Yukon RiverA smoking mountain near the Yukon River not far from Eagle is, after further study, still a puzzle.

Black bears still out and about in Juneau

Black bears still out and about in JuneauHomeowners, businesses should always be vigilant about handling of bear attractants.

Falltober Fest concert to raise money for Alaska Folk Festival

Falltober Fest concert to raise money for Alaska Folk FestivalThis weekend's Falltober Fest concerts were organized by the Alaska Folk Festival board.

Prayer ordinance submitted to Ketchikan Assembly

Two Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly members have introduced an ordinance that would add a prayer to every regular Borough Assembly meeting.

Felony charges for post-mortem withdrawals

Felony charges for post-mortem withdrawalsA Ketchikan woman faces multiple felony charges after allegedly clearing out a dead man’s bank accounts this summer.

Aleutian towns struggle to retain safety officers

Aleutian towns struggle to retain safety officersAkutan’s officer has stepped down for personal reasons. And False Pass lost its VPSO two months ago, when the officer decided to move closer to his family on the East Coast.

Anchorage Assembly delays decision on Chugach Access Plan

After more than 40 people testified before the Anchorage Assembly, the body voted to postpone making a decision on the Chugach State Park Access Plan.

Senate candidates vie for rural support

Senate candidates vie for rural supportThis year’s U.S. Senate race in Alaska is shattering records for spending, with millions in outside dollars directed mostly toward TV ads.