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True story of Benny Benson comes to light after nearly a...

Nearly a century after young Benny Benson won a contest to design Alaska’s flag researchers led by a retired police detective with a passion for genealogy have brought to light the true story of the celebrated teenager.

New book introduces 21st century Alaska Native children

In many ways, Aaliyah Tiedeman is a typical young girl growing up in a coastal Alaska fishing town, with a passion for subsistence hunting...

Letter: Support state shared fishery taxes

State shared fishery taxes are of critical importance to Southwest Alaska fishery dependent communities.Unalaska shared fish taxes make up 26 percent of Unalaska 31...

Fear of losing AMHS heightens

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed $96 million cut to the Alaska Marine Highway System’s budget is causing palpable unrest in Cordova.The cut is included in...

CHS volleyball squad wins conference playoff, advances to state

Playing before a packed gym and spurred on by a lively cheering section, the CHS Volleyball team roared through the three-day Borealis Conference Tournament...

Grant aids rural backhaul pilot program

A $120,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant will allow a non-profit Anchorage firm to address waste issues in 30 rural off-the-road Alaska Native villages accessible...

PWSSC 19th annual Copper River Nouveau

Scallop and halibut ceviche and salmon croquettes resting on silver trays bounced quickly from group to group, as hors d'oeuvres were snarfed down.Sunlight pierced...

Former Unalaska mayor will head AMHS

Former Unalaska Mayor Shirley Marquardt takes the helm as executive director of the Alaska Marine Highway System in early June, filling the vacancy left...

Coast Guard cutter home after Bering Sea patrol

A 34-day patrol in the Bering Sea has ended for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro, with the crew returning to Kodiak on...

Unalaska tops Lady Wolverines in non-conference play

Unalaska topped Cordova’s Lady Wolverines 46-30 and 40-33 in non-conference play at Dutch Harbor on Feb. 23 and 24.The long trip westward started with...
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