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  • JUNEAU — The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Alaska Marine Highway System has announced that the Tustumena Replacement Vessel Design Study Report is now available online at dot.state.ak.us/amhs/tusty_replace. Public comments regarding the Tustumena report will be accepted...

    Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:38pm
  • ANCHORAGE (AP) — Attorneys and entrepreneurs are lining up for what they hope will be a business boom stemming from Alaskans voting to legalize recreational marijuana. The Alaska Dispatch News reports three trade shows connected to pot are scheduled this spring in Anchorage and cannabis associatio...

    Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:35pm
  • Fishing has always been a favorite pastime of Alaskans, and now, thanks to a former Kenai Peninsula resident, it can be done more safely. Alexandra West, a 2007 Skyview High School graduate who is now an engineer-in-training for PND Engineers Inc. in Anchorage, has recently been awarded a patent for...

    Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:33pm
  • Oodalolly, the new home decor store that opened just over three weeks ago in the space where Blackbeary Bog used to be, is a new twist on the old classic. Decorative star lights glisten in the windows, bookshelves are laden with colorful trinkets, and tastefully arranged placards and clusters of gla...

    Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:28pm
  • The newly elected “unity team” of Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott have received praise from all sides about their inclusive transition team of 250 Alaskans from all walks of life and all areas of expertise, open to the public and press. The fisheries component was by...

    Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:18pm
  • JUNEAU — In his first speech after taking office, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said his administration would begin work immediately to expand Medicaid in the state. Walker took the oath of office Monday in Juneau — becoming the state’s first governor not affiliated with a political party — on a B...

    Wed, 12/03/2014 - 3:14pm
  • When a protective order says “no contact” with the person filing an order, that means no contact — not even by “liking” the person’s Facebook photos or commenting on them. That’s the basis of a charge of violating a protective order against Lane T. Sanders, 27. Homer Police last week g...

    Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:31am
  • Four defendants charged in association with the burglary of a Homer dentist’s home and office earlier this month face news charges following their arraignment at the Homer Courthouse on Nov. 17. Charged with first-degree unlawful contact, a misdemeanor, are Erik F. Donhauser-Sagmoen, 20, Anchor Po...

    Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:29am
  • A two-car crash on icy roads on Tuesday afternoon killed a 29-year-old Homer woman. Kayla Rodasti, the only person in her car, was pronounced dead at the scene near Mile 145 Sterling Highway in Happy Valley. All six people in the other car involved, including three children, suffered injuries. Emerg...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 2:27pm
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    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 1:40pm

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