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Southeast sees decline in unemployment
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The April unemployment rate was 6.3%, down from 7.8% in March and 7.6% in April 2018.
Police Memorial observance held
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Community members, the Alaska Association of Peace Officers, JPD Honor Guard and JPD staff joined together today to honor fallen JPD officers Richard Adair and Donald Dull.
Alaska ferry service may have to pay armed Canadian police
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska will pay armed Canadian police to provide protection to U.S. personnel at a ferry terminal in British Columbia.
Alaska man given Coast Guard medal years after girl's rescue
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska man has received the U.S. Coast Guard's second-highest civilian honor for saving a girl from drowning when they were both children more than 20 years ago, a report said.
Alaska prep, Duke hoops star named Pelicans GM
New Orleans (AP) - The Pelicans have hired Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon to serve as New Orleans' GM under new executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin.
Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry grows
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry is growing, with producers excited about this year's harvest.
Federal money announced to fight Alaska spruce bark beetles
Kenai, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service is providing funds to the state to help address an accelerating spread of spruce bark beetles.
Rasmuson Foundation names artist award recipients
Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) - The Rasmuson Foundation has named 35 artists in 18 Alaska communities as Individual Artist Award recipients for 2019.
Cunard Lines returns to Southeast Alaska with Queen Elizabeth
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A famed vessel has returned a historic cruise line name to the region.
Kenai Peninsula educators mull strike after labor talks fail
Kenai, Alaska (AP) - Officials with two labor unions say a strike is possible after negotiations with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District deteriorated.
Suit filed against University of Alaska, former professor
Anchorage, Alaska (AP) - A lawsuit has been filed against a retired University of Alaska Anchorage anthropology professor who is banned from campus over sexual misconduct allegations by multiple women.
Sealaska starts shareholder participation committees
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Sealaska is seeking shareholders to form three participation committees, which the corporation says will provide a new communication channel between Sealaska and the community.
Crude Oil Price
Fair and 52 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are West at 5.8 MPH (5 KT). The pressure is 1007.3 mb and the humidity is 86%. The wind chill is 50. Last Updated on May 20 2019, 7:53 am AKDT.