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Opinion: As farming takes root in Southeast, cuts to agriculture are worrisome

Opinion: As farming takes root in Southeast, cuts to agriculture are worrisome

We should be growing more food in Alaska, not less.

Opinion: As farming takes root in Southeast, cuts to agriculture are worrisome
Opinion: Budget cuts are an assault on Alaska’s most vulnerable
Opinion: Budget cuts are an assault on Alaska’s most vulnerable
Opinion: Facts, not tales, tell story of Alaska’s ferry system

Opinion: Facts, not tales, tell story of Alaska’s ferry system

To justify continuing ferry operations, it’s important to recognize why we’re in this fix.

Opinion: Facts, not tales, tell story of Alaska’s ferry system
Police calls for Friday, April 5, 2019

Police calls for Friday, April 5, 2019

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Police calls for Friday, April 5, 2019
Effort to move legislative sessions to Anchorage overcomes hurdle
Effort to move legislative sessions to Anchorage overcomes hurdle
Alaskans weigh cost of protecting PFDs

Alaskans weigh cost of protecting PFDs

Residents are learning what it will take to pay a full dividend, and many don’t like their options.

Alaskans weigh cost of protecting PFDs
Rally looks to raise awareness of child abuse

Rally looks to raise awareness of child abuse

Attendees are asked to wear blue.

Rally looks to raise awareness of child abuse
Iditarod represents one of the last Gold Rush towns

Iditarod represents one of the last Gold Rush towns

A century ago, for a few years, it was the largest city in the Interior.

Iditarod represents one of the last Gold Rush towns
Photos: A tour of the fire-damaged historic home downtown

Photos: A tour of the fire-damaged historic home downtown

11 months after house fire, uncertainty remains whether to raze or rebuild.

Photos: A tour of the fire-damaged historic home downtown
Photos: High School Soccer Opening Night

Photos: High School Soccer Opening Night

JDHS and TMHS kick off the new season.

Photos: High School Soccer Opening Night
Capitol Live: House votes to cut funding for cruise pollution monitoring program
Capitol Live: House votes to cut funding for cruise pollution monitoring program
Police calls for Thursday, April 4, 2019

Police calls for Thursday, April 4, 2019

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Police calls for Thursday, April 4, 2019
Opinion: Don’t let billion-dollar car rental industry ruin a good idea
Opinion: Don’t let billion-dollar car rental industry ruin a good idea
Opinion: Dunleavy’s budget jeopardizes Alaska’s health and economy

Opinion: Dunleavy’s budget jeopardizes Alaska’s health and economy

Alaskans deserve to understand impacts of governor’s choices.

Opinion: Dunleavy’s budget jeopardizes Alaska’s health and economy
Public invited to weigh in on how to spend passenger fees
Public invited to weigh in on how to spend passenger fees
Capitol Live: Budget process heating up
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Capitol Live: Budget process heating up
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University of Alaska to recommend education school closure

University of Alaska to recommend education school closure

Students would need to take courses with University of Alaska Southeast or University of Alaska Fairbanks.

University of Alaska to recommend education school closure
Opinion: Dunleavy’s budget: Malfeasance or misfeasance?

Opinion: Dunleavy’s budget: Malfeasance or misfeasance?

Governor fails to submit a revenue plan, refuses to contemplate one.

Opinion: Dunleavy’s budget: Malfeasance or misfeasance?
‘Bright, zippy and fun’: New recipe showcases this delicious — and underrated — Alaska seafood
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‘Bright, zippy and fun’: New recipe showcases this delicious — and underrated — Alaska seafood
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Police calls for Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Police calls for Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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Police calls for Wednesday, April 3, 2019