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Photo: U.S. Secretary of Labor visits Alaska 

updated 12:04am

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, left, speaks as U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, right, listens during a roundtable discussion about employment opportunities for veterans in Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday, July 21, 2014.

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17 billionth barrel flows down Alaska pipeline

Today, 12:06am

JUNEAU - The trans-Alaska pipeline has moved its 17 billionth barrel of oil.
The operator of the 37-year-old pipeline, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., announced the milestone Monday.

Former president George W Bush donates to Sullivan

Today, 12:06am

JUNEAU - Contributors to Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan's campaign include a former president and first lady.
Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, each contributed $1,250 to Sullivan in April.

Photo: Summer's still here

Today, 12:07am
Maya Parish takes advantage of Monday’s sunny weather to walk the Airport Dike Trail.

Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course

Today, 12:01am

Local runners Greg Frank and Johnny Elliott ran true to the spirit of Saturday's Ben Blackgoat Memorial Race, with good natured banter on the up hills and dogged sprinting on the down.


Parnell reports raising more than $285K

Today, 12:06am

JUNEAU - Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell raised more than $285,000 during the latest reporting period, including $100,000 from the state Republican party.
Parnell reported having close to $450,000 on hand, with about one month to go before the primary.

Eaglecrest board gives ice rink cold shoulder

Today, 10:20am

City Hall's Assembly Chamber was packed Monday evening with users of the Treadwell Ice Arena and the city's two pools, some speaking for and others against putting the facilities under the direction of empowered boards.

Statter Harbor work to begin this fall

Today, 12:06am

The update of Auke Bay's Statter Harbor, which will add a sea walk, picnic pavilion and parking to the area, is expected to give the area more of a park feel once construction is complete.

Opinion

Alaska Editorial: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

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Sports

New year, same foe for Juniors softball All-Stars

Starting tonight at 6 p.m. on the Melvin Park Field softball diamonds, Juneau's Gastineau Channel Little League Juniors Softball All-Stars will be looking to right a wrong that has stuck with them for two years.

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Arts & Culture

Summer books roundup

It's an exciting time to be a book lover in Alaska - the literary scene across the state seems to get better every year, with books by and about Alaskans released faster than most readers can possibly keep up with them.

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Neighbors

Hong Kong a hop, skip and jump away

Jumping rope is not always considered a sport, said 15-year-old Kelley Olson. At least not until people witness competitive rope jumping first hand.

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