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Two local artists invited to participate in World of Wearable Art in New Zealand 

updated 7:34am

Two local artists have been accepted into the prestigious World of Wearable Art competition in New Zealand: David Walker and Jenna Gonzales Smith.

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Behind the camera

Today, 7:49am

When Japanese-American photographer Seiki Kayamori died in 1941, he left behind a view of Yakutat and its residents that offers an intimate, surprisingly extensive visual record of the community he called home for nearly 30 years.

Valley Democrat raises $20K

Today, 10:08am

Two months ago, before George McGuan announced his intentions to run for the State Legislature, the Valley electrician was widely unknown and incumbent Republican Rep. Cathy Muñoz was largely viewed as a shoe-in for re-election.

Photos: Governor's Picnic

Today, 6:55am
Governor Sean Parnell, left center, hands out plates with first lady Sandy Parnell, right, at the Governor's Family Picnic at Sandy Beach on Wednesday.

Prospectus Solicits Proposals for Operation of Glacier Bay Lodge and Tour Vessel Services

Today, 12:05am

The National Park Service has released a prospectus soliciting proposals for the Glacier Bay Lodge concession operation in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.


Public comment period opens for KSM mine

Today, 10:20am

Canadian officials this week announced the start of a new 30-day public comment period on the Canadian federal government's environmental assessment of the controversial Kerr Sulphurets Mitchell mine proposal.

Honoring Col. Van Winkle

Today, 12:07am

Army Col. Kenneth Seymour's journey to Juneau this week began about 59 years ago in Okinawa, Japan, when he was 19 year-old Marine and assigned as a driver to 2nd Lt. Archie Van Winkle.

Train derails in Skagway

Today, 7:33am

A White Pass & Yukon Route railroad train reportedly derailed near Skagway late Wednesday afternoon, but no one is believed to be seriously injured, according to authorities. the Skagway Police Department and Alaska State Troopers.

Opinion

My Turn: Hobby Lobby decision should outrage Alaskans

As I've traveled our state this summer to hear about issues Alaskans are most concerned about, one generates more frustration, disappointment and outrage than any other - the recent U.S. Supreme Court case limiting a woman's access to birth control.

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Arts & Culture

Behind the camera

When Japanese-American photographer Seiki Kayamori died in 1941, he left behind a view of Yakutat and its residents that offers an intimate, surprisingly extensive visual record of the community he called home for nearly 30 years.

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Neighbors

Hong Kong a hop, skip and jump away

Jumping rope is not always considered a sport, said 15-year-old Kelley Olson. At least not until people witness competitive rope jumping first hand.

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