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SEATTLE - Washington and Oregon environmental regulators said Tuesday that regional coordination and planning exercises such as drills aided in their response to the fiery train derailment along the Columbia River earlier this month.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:40pm

Almost one week before her case was set to go to trial, a downtown Juneau shopkeeper admitted to her role in a Native art scam that authorities brought to light in Southeast Alaska in March.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:12pm

Wearing a pump-powered backpack sprayer, long yellow gloves and protective goggles, Jen Peura looked more like she was out hunting ghosts than killing flowers.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:12pm

Workers from the State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities are gearing up for another project on the Kenai Spur Highway as soon as its current work on a culvert is finished.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:11pm

Cultivated beetroot (beets) may be as small as an orange, or as large as a grapefruit. Small to medium beets tend to be sweeter and more tender, and they come in a variety of colors, too - red, white, orange-yellow, even ones with pink and white stripes.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 4:10pm

After a nice rest in Glenwood Springs, we had lots hot coffee and a good breakfast. The lady at the desk at the Motel told us it was cold on the Continental Divide at 44 degrees. We smiled at each other because that is shirt-sleeve weather in Alaska. It was 77 degrees when we left Glenwood on our way to see my sister Ginger and son Randal in Boulder, Colorado.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 4:10pm

How low can we go? When it comes to politics, that's a question that has a new answer nearly every day. Each time we think our campaign seems to hit bottom, somebody starts digging us in deeper.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 11:15am

Ketchikan in recent years has seen remarkable changes in the percentages of dogs and cats that are being adopted rather than euthanized - and in the declining numbers of unwanted or impounded animals entering local shelters.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 11:15am

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) recently disclosed that a congressional investigation has found at least 72 employees of the Department of Homeland Security listed on the U.S. terrorist watch list.

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 8:54am


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