Anderson sentenced to 5 years; expresses regret

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Today a federal judge sentenced former state Legislator Tom Anderson to five years in prison for seven felony counts of bribery, extortion, conspiracy and...

Poll to legislators asks about questionable polls from VECO

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More than half the current members of the state legislature have responded to a poll taken to determine just how much influence VECO has...

Ted Stevens turns in quarterly campaign revenue record

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The reelection campaign for Senator Ted Stevens has raised its highest amount of contributions in a single quarter since 2002. They announced today that...

Fort Richardson soldier killed in Iraq

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The Department of Defense today announced the death of another Fort Richardson soldier serving in Iraq. 27-year old 1st Lieutenant Thomas M. Martin of...

Crab season opens, but boats remain tied up in Dutch Harbor

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The Bristol Bay red king crab season opened today, but like last year, the majority of the fleet is still tied up in Dutch...

Southeast group pushing for Alaska's first tribal college

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There are 32 tribal colleges in the United States. Credited with getting more Native Americans and Alaska Natives into post-secondary education, tribal colleges are...

Grand Camp focusing on health, cancer treatment and economics

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Southeast Alaska’s oldest Native organization will continue its focus on health issues during the next year. That includes a push for a regional cancer...

Alaska Natives not sharing in national cancer death rate reductions

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A report out today says cancer death rates are dropping significantly in the U.S. but not for Alaska Natives and American Indians in the...

S.J. College in trouble with state commission over teaching cost transfers

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The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) has initiated a complaint against Sheldon Jackson College for failing to pay its share of scholarship funding...

Southeast United Way developing nonprofit Board leadership

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Across the country, nonprofit organizations face a serious leadership shortage. Juneau is no different. United Way of Southeast Alaska hopes to address that need...

Web Extra: Anderson confession in federal court

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Tom Anderson appeared for sentencing in federal court today following his July conviction on bribery, conspiracy and money laundering charges. In this nearly 6-minute address...

Breaking News: Tom Anderson sentenced to 5 years in prison

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Former state legislator Tom Anderson was sentenced in federal court today to a 5-year prison term for his July conviction on 7 counts of...

Eagle River Town Center gets new life

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Last Friday, Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich announced that the city and the Alaska Club chain want to purchase the Valley River Center building. ...

Day after apology, Bauer attacks Ethics Board

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Earlier this week -- one day after the Anchorage Assembly officially admonished member Paul Bauer for violating the city's ethics code -- Bauer voiced...

Kohring lawyer claims FBI misconduct will lead to case dismissal

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A lawyer for Vic Kohring says he intends to ask a federal judge to dismiss the case against him, and cites new evidence of...

Exxon Valdez case hits U.S. Supreme Court this month

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The next few weeks will determine whether the long-running legal fight over punitive damages from the Exxon Valdez oil spill will come to an...

Walrus hauling out on Barrow beaches, apparently waiting for sea ice

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Many residents in Barrow are getting an up-close look at an unusual sight in the area -- walrus coming ashore to haul out and...

Could fruit trees bloom in the Interior?

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Researchers in Fairbanks are trying to identify fruit trees that grow best in the Interior. University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service forester Bob Wheeler...

Alaska cod and flatfish fisheries seek sustainability seal of approval

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A pair of Alaska fisheries will be seeking Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification at the same time. The MSC label recognizes fisheries that...

Juneau office building mold dispute continues after repairs

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Most workers have returned to their offices in Juneau's Department of Labor building after months of repair work on the leaky structure. Management at...