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JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker's newly repackaged tax proposals have landed with a thud in the Alaska Legislature, with criticism over having all the pieces rolled together and questions about the overall impact. Rep.

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 8:22pm

Several industry sources and a former plant manager have confirmed that the seafood processor Great Pacific Seafoods has shut down its Alaska operations.

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 8:22pm

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, educators in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's rural and small schools may not meet new qualification requirements, and achieving them could be a challenge.

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 8:22pm

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will delay paying some Medicaid claims until the next fiscal year begins on July 1.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 8:02pm

It took Tom Toguchi all of 15 minutes to catch an Anchor River king salmon on Saturday morning. Of course, he knows where to go - he's been fishing for kings for about 40 years and the Anchor River was one of the first rivers he fished on.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 6:27pm

A proposed gravel pit near the bluff in Clam Gulch has neighbors concerned about erosion and additional disturbance in their neighborhood.

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:57pm

When a patron of the Kenai Community Library prepared to sit down on one of the building's chairs last week, he luckily noticed it was covered in a wet, paint-like substance before he sat.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 8:02pm

Memorial Day weekend will likely bring a wash of fishermen down to the Kenai Peninsula with school out, predicted temperatures in the 60s and the first king salmon available for river fishing.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 6:27pm

Sterling resident Laurel Lee has been found guilty of one count of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 8:02pm

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and State of Alaska are preparing to institute new requirements set forth in the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, the 2015 reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 8:02pm


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