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State moves to prosecute witness in Stevens trial 

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ANCHORAGE - Alaska's attorney general is again seeking an explanation from the U.S. Department of Justice on why it did not file child exploitation charges against a businessman who testified in the corruption trial of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens.

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During 'fly-in' season, group makes its message plane

Today, 12:04am

This time of year, the Alaska Legislature receives plenty of guests on "fly-in" receptions.

Alaskans urge lawmakers to not sink the Permanent Fund

Today, 12:36am

In the three and a half hours it took to hear all the Alaskans offering public comments to the Alaska Legislature Thursday night, you could have watched the entire feature-length presentation of James Cameron's "Titanic.

ConocoPhillips absorbs $4.4B loss in 2015

Today, 12:02am

ConocoPhillips' fiscal situation looks a lot like the state of Alaska's after the company posted a 2015 net loss of $4.4 billion in its year-end financial results released Feb. 4.

Hanley: No 'sour grapes' over resigning as education chief

Today, 12:02am

JUNEAU - Outgoing state education commissioner Mike Hanley said Friday that he had some professional disagreements with the state board of education. But he said that's not a "sour grapes statement.

Analysis: Fewer Juneau homes built in 2015

Today, 12:33am

Just off of Mendenhall Loop Road - nestled between the Juneau School District Parking bus storage lot, Auke Bay Elementary School and the Squires Rest parking lot - sits an empty dirt lot.

Thunder Mountain, Ketchikan light up Thunderdome

Today, 12:04am

The Thunder Mountain High School boys basketball team battled the state's No. 1 ranked team Friday, falling to the Ketchikan Kings but proving they could compete with Alaska's best.

Legislature works by the numbers

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In the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second session, lawmakers haven't just been working on the budget.
In the 19 days since the Legislature convened, 105 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate.

Juneau hockey downs North Pole, faces West Valley for title

Today, 12:04am

The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team toppled North Pole Friday evening at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center Ice Arena, earning the right to play for the Mid Alaska Conference Championship.

Troopers: No plans to intervene in village dispute

Today, 12:02am
ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers said they don’t know who the rightful tribal leaders are in a western Alaska village involved in a power struggle, so they’ve taken no action weeks after a ...

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My Turn: The real Walmart

Over the past few weeks, 154 Walmart stores all across the United States have been closing down, affecting an estimated 10,000 employees. As you may know, the Walmart in Juneau was one of these stores, and 168 Alaskans lost their jobs.

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Thunder Mountain, Ketchikan light up Thunderdome

The Thunder Mountain High School boys basketball team battled the state's No. 1 ranked team Friday, falling to the Ketchikan Kings but proving they could compete with Alaska's best.

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Where winter stays

This January may not have had much snowfall, but it's still winter out Montana Creek, where volunteers with the Juneau Nordic Ski Club have been grooming every day since November.

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Arts & Culture

Seeds for Alaska - Foundroot

The product Leah Wagner and Nick Schlosstein sell is small, but it's one of life's essential ingredients - and they're growing it the natural way for Southeast Alaska's particular climate.

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Photo: JDHS students recognized

Juneau-Douglas High School recognized 13 students for January: Josh Fitka (not pictured), Meranda Frenzel, Rasanive “Makelini” Mausia, Elizabeth Rodriguez-Moreno, Kasey Watts, Christian Yadao, ... Read More

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