Rule recommendation met with both praise and distrust

Tongass may see ‘complete exemption.’

Deputy City Clerk Di Cathcart collects ballots from the ballot drop box at Don D. Statter Harbor the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 19. Drop boxes located in Auke Bay and at the Douglas Public Library and Fire Hall are one of a few ways to vote in this year’s by-mail municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
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Trump public lands boss removed for serving unlawfully

He served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed by the Senate, judge determined.

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State reports 6 new coronavirus deaths

State’s deadliest day comes amid unusual reporting.

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This photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident in Detroit. The U.S. Census Bureau has spent much of the past year defending itself against allegations that its duties have been overtaken by politics. With a failed attempt by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question, the hiring of three political appointees with limited experience to top positions, a sped-up schedule and a directive from President Donald Trump to exclude undocumented residents from the process of redrawing congressional districts, the 2020 census has descended into a high-stakes partisan battle. (AP Photo / Paul Sancya)

Judge: Census must continue for another month

He says shortened schedule ordered by Trump administration likely to produce inaccurate results.

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Alaska readies for flu season as COVID pandemic continues

Get your flu vaccines and save lives, Alaska’s chief medical officer says.

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted photos of Southeast Alaska in autumn 2020.

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Tia Shoemaker, hunting guide and bush pilot on the Alaska Peninsula, stands next to her family’s plane.(Courtesy Photo / Tia Shoemaker)

Pride of Bristol Bay: A conversation with a hunter and conservationist

She is fighting to ensure future generations will experience the wilderness of Bristol Bay.

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There might be goats… just over the hill

There’s always a fish or deer or quorum of widgeon that peck at you during the off season.

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                                In this March 2017 photo, volunteer handlers guide teams out of the dog yard and down the chute to the starting line of the 45th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Fairbanks, Alaska. The world’s most famous sled dog race will go forward in 2021, and officials are preparing for every potential contingency now for what the coronavirus and the world might look like in March when the Iditarod starts.

Iditarod preps for any scenario as 2021 race plans proceed

The world’s most famous sled dog race will go forward in 2021.

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WATCH: 2020 virtual candidate forum

See candidates for school board and Assembly answer questions.

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Video: See how Eaglecrest’s new chair access technology works

Analytics will keep track of your runs.

 

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Crimson Bears hold virtual awards ceremony

Coaches acknowledge hard work and dedication.

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Glacier Valley Elementary School Sít’ Eetí Shaanáx students Faith Contreras and Johnny Hunter, who are both Tlingit, present at the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska elder’s luncheon. They collected 64 signatures at the luncheon in support of officially adding a second verse to the state song, “Alaska’s Flag.” Students say the new verse is culturally inclusive. (Courtesy Photo | Lorrie Heagy)
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Students work to add second verse to state song

Their effort isn’t flagging.

 

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Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted photos of Southeast Alaska in autumn 2020.

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Photo chute: Paragliders add color to gray evening

The bright yellow and orange in the near-dusk sky weren’t from a brilliant Juneau sunset.

 

A group of people watch bears cross the road near Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Sept. 16, 2020. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted photos for late summer 2020.

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Photos: Art in Unusual Places

Reader-submitted photos.

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