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The business of beer 

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HAINES - As Rosie Ainza finished handing medals to the winners of the 23rd annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival, she was confronted with a surprise.

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The path of an Eagle Scout

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The path to becoming an Eagle Scout isn't easy, something five local boys know all to well.

Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself!

Today, 12:00am

Let's not mince words, Alaska: the state budget is suffering a serious bout of governmental constipation. Our elected representatives have been struggling and straining at it for months now, and they still haven't passed the stinking thing.

Living & Growing: Honoring those who sacrifice

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This weekend often marks the beginning of summer. It is also a weekend when many across America go camping, have barbeques and enjoy other summer events.

Photo: Eagle chase

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A crow chases an immature bald eagle away from it's territory on Shaman Island on Thursday.

'I am strong'

Today, 6:40am

When 17 year-old Charity Lynn Anderson discovered she had a rare blood disease, she made it her goal to not just graduate high school on time but to also be in full remission when receiving her diploma.

Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

Today, 12:05am

The House and Senate Finance committees both met Friday, but with much different results.
The House Finance Committee heard three hours of public testimony on the operating budget.

The pursuit of excellence

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Paul Joseph Paparelli knew how to push people's buttons, whether it was the cast he was directing or those in attendance at his shows.

Kenai Chrisian academy graduates sole senior

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KENAI - Wings Christian Academy, based in Kenai's Immanuel Baptist Church, held a graduation ceremony for Tyler Ophus, its sole departing senior.

Two people chained to Shell ship

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state.

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Empire Editorial: Time for a legislative remodel

The Legislature needs some remodeling, and not the kind that took place at legislative information office in Anchorage.

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Getting (more) outdoorsy

Last weekend at Echo Ranch, about 120 women from Southeast Alaska and beyond gathered to kayak, fly fish, pack raft, chainsaw and forage for wild game. They fired .22s, harvested Dungeness crabs and learned the basics of deer hunting.

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Arts & Culture

'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

‘The three art pieces created for the Water Soboleff Building were described by Sealaska Heritage Institute as “monumental,” an adjective that applies not only to their size -- all three are ... Read More

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