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3 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce
The first pieces of the newest state ferries should start to come together late this summer if all continues to go as planned, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost told the Senate Transportation Committee April 15. Meant to service the busy Lynn Canal corridor between Haines-Skagway and Juneau, the ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | The Stranger
After approximately eight lifetimes of the Galapagos tortoise, Ben Moore is stepping down as managing director of the Seattle Repertory Theatre, and his successor has been announced - Jeffrey Herrmann, who's been the managing director of the Wooly Mammoth Theater in DC since 2007 and has taught in the performing arts department at American ... (more)
16 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
If you're someone who paints, tinkers with cars or takes apart computers, you no longer have to wait to get rid of - or obtain - hazardous chemicals.
The origami peacock for peace is made of more than 2,000 pieces of paper. It's three feet wide and roughly two feet tall.
A snowboarder prepared for the inevitable picks up speed at Eaglecrest's 2014 Slush Cup Juneau Ski Club head coach Dan Ord flies through a gate at Eaglecrest's 2014 Slush Cup Juneau Ski Club head coach Dan Ord flips head over heels into the pond at Eaglecrest's 2014 Slush Cup A jump uphill of the pond provides a big launch for snowboarders and ... (more)
FEMA's flood map for downtown and West Juneau. The city has been working with property owners and the federal agency to correct problems with the maps that erroneously included some properties in flood zones.
Joe Balash listens as members of the Senate Resources Committee discuss his qualifications during his confirmation hearing, Feb. 28, 2014.
The Alaska House of Representatives, in a blatant political maneuver designed to deny Alaskans the opportunity to vote on the already-approved voter initiative to raise the state's minimum wage, passed HB 384 by a very close vote of 21-19 the evening of April 13. The House Majority leadership introduced HB 384 through the Rules Committee on April ... (more)
A Republican legislator in the Alaska state House apologized Tuesday for touting the benefits of breastfeeding by calling it "smart and sexy."
Around 500 young musicians from all over Southeast Alaska brought their instruments and voices to Ketchikan last weekend for the Region 5 Southeast Alaska Music Festival.
With "A Guide to Serving Local Fish in School Cafeterias," the Sitka Conservation Society has compiled best practices, trends, case studies and more into one easily available publication.
The Coast Guard has scheduled a change of command for the Alaska district. Rear Adm.
Reconsideration was served on the budget, meaning it could be voted on again before going to the House.
A bill that would allow landlords to garnish tenants' Permanent Fund dividends to pay for repairs is headed for a full House vote.