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Exhibit features World War II Attu and Kiska artifacts

Exhibit features World War II Attu and Kiska artifacts

Belongings of Lt. Henry Hubbard, one of the first Kiska casualties, part of last major, locally curated exhibit before SLAM.

Tour businesses meet, discuss mixed season

Tour businesses meet, discuss mixed season

About 500 people are in Anchorage this week for the Alaska Travel Industry Association’s convention and trade show.

2012′s cruise season was up, but not everywhere

2012′s cruise season was up, but not everywhere

More cruise ship tourists visited Alaska this year than last. But some ports did better than others.

$878 for 2012 PFD

State officials on Tuesday announced this year’s payout from Alaska’s oil savings account.

Cruise ship water-treatment technology under review

Cruise ship water-treatment technology under review

What’s the most effective and economically feasible method of curbing water pollution from large tour ships?

Update: Illness hits two Alaska cruise ships

Update: Illness hits two Alaska cruise ships

Two cruise ships sailing Alaska waters have battled recent norovirus outbreaks. The highly-contagious illness causes vomiting, diarrhea and fevers, and can lead to dehydration.

Parnell plans state food stockpiles, just in case

Alaska is known for pioneering, self-reliant residents who are accustomed to remote locations and harsh weather. Despite that, Gov. Sean Parnell worries a major earthquake or volcanic eruption could leave the state’s 720,000 residents stranded and cut off from food and supply lines.

Alaska Primary 2012

Alaska Primary 2012

Today is primary election day statewide.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 8 o’clock tonight.

Alaska, Hawaii, talks future natural gas deals

Hawaii needs natural gas and Alaska has plenty, but possible sales are years away.

Alaska sues federal government over Voting Rights Act

Yesterday, state attorneys filed a challenge to the federal Voting Rights Act in district court in Washington, DC.