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Thu Nov 8, 2012

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GOP ousts Stedman from Finance chair. Ballot questions get mixed reaction at polls. Wilson re-elected in new HD33. Ramshackle Cabaret (fish)nets $7k, 300 people. North Slope sale elicits high bids. AK Zoo patrons pick polar bear president.

Recent News

Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?

A clearcut north of Angoon is green with small second-growth trees. Environmental groups are calling for an end to old-growth clearcuts. (Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska News)
The Tongass National Forest is in the crosshairs of environmental organizations again. Two large coalitions are pressuring the Obama administration to stop all old-growth logging, in part to fight climate change. more

30-year-old buried TNT on Lance Drive

The eastern end of Lance Drive. (KCAW photo/Greta Mart)
Explosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous -- in fact, bomb experts believe that they had already detonated underground years ago. more