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Riverbend seeks help to 'grow good' 

updated 7:55am

At Riverbend Elementary School, recess activities may include tree tag, king of the pile of dirt and something to do with a stump.

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Teams try for a higher goal

Today, 12:06am

The Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School boys and girls soccer teams will be taking to the pitch today and Wednesday against a dangerous foe.

Humpbacks on rebound as agency mulls lift

Today, 7:57am

HONOLULU - The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protection and restoration efforts.

Missing wedding ring found, in dog doo

Today, 8:09am

SITKA - An Alaska woman suspected her family's dog snatched her wedding ring, but she couldn't find proof - until the diamond-encrusted platinum band turned up months later at a local ball field.

Falcons' White signs to college court

Today, 12:05am

Thunder Mountain High School senior Claire White will be bringing her thundering kills to the college volleyball court next season.

Alleged bank bandit shops, shaves

Today, 6:40am

The man arrested for robbing a Juneau bank was homeless and used stolen money to pay for new clothes, a shave, lodging and airfare out of Alaska, according to newly filed court documents.

Alaska Legislature has multiple paths to resolving fiscal impasse - including a government shutdown

Today, 12:24am

With education funding and state employee union contracts still undecided, the Legislature ended its 91st day of session with not much to show for itself. That's because all the 11th-hour politicking is going on behind closed doors.

Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

Today, 9:01am

The state Legislature approved all of Gov. Bill Walker's cabinet appointees in a joint-session Sunday afternoon, while rejecting a few board appointments.

Photo: Sacked from the rain

Today, 8:04am
Casey Jackson, left, Andrew Hope and Derick Cathcart, right, watch Brandon Doucet play a hacky sack as they take cover from the rain at Marine Park on Monday.

Thinning ice signals culmination of the annual Nenana Ice Classic

Today, 12:07am

FAIRBANKS - The clock is ticking down on an annual Alaska rite of spring.

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My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist?

Gov. Bill Walker, with the best of intentions, has proposed up-sizing the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline project (ASAP) as leverage for prospective negotiations with producers in the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas project (AKLNG).

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Teams try for a higher goal

The Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School boys and girls soccer teams will be taking to the pitch today and Wednesday against a dangerous foe.

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Pinks predicted to carry season, again

In 2013, pink salmon returns in Southeast Alaska broke records, leading commercial fishermen to catch more than 100 million salmon from all five species for the first time ever in the region.

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Photos: Student shots

Pictures are photos from Floyd Dryden and Dzantik'i Heeni middle school students participating in the after school B.A.M. Photography Workshop, led by instructor Cameron Byrnes.

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