Courtesy Eastern Area Incident Management Team
                                A map of the Swan Lake Fire as of Monday.

Swan Lake Fire growth stalls, crews near containment goals

The fire is approximately 102,027 acres.

University of Alaska Southeast administrators and staff watch University President Jim Johnsen during an online meeting being held at UA campuses around the state on Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget cuts on Monday, July 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                University of Alaska Southeast administrators and staff watch University President Jim Johnsen during an online meeting being held at UA campuses around the state on Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget cuts on Monday, July 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Financial crisis opens University of Alaska up to layoffs

ANCHORAGE — The University of Alaska Board of Regents decided Monday they could no longer wait to see if the… Continue reading

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Fishermen took to the mouth of the Kasilof River for opening day of dipnetting, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Kasilof, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Fish and Game amends dipnet guidelines

Kasilof River dipnetting area expanded, bag and possession limit increased

Police release names of victims in apparent double homicide

The victims were a mother and daughter

Shooting in Kenai leaves two women dead

Police now say there is a connection between a suspect and the victims.

Rep. Kelly Merrick, R-Eagle River, speaks during a House Finance Committee meeting Saturday, July 20, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Senate approves ‘reverse sweep’ and capital budget bill

Accounting concern is sweeping the state.

<strong>• By LARRY PERSILY</strong>

Alaska Voices: Let’s stop with the meaningless political labels

It’s time we thought about our communities more than our politics.

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Local firefighters and law enforcement pose for a group photo after the third annual Guns and Hoses charity baseball game at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska on July 19, 2019. The firefighters mounted an inspiring comeback in the last inning, but law enforcement won the game 6-5 and remain undefeated in the series. Bailey Epperheimer, front center, is the executive director of the Nikiski Children’s Fund and said that the game raised over $1800 for the fund, which is the most the nonprofit has raised at a single event. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Police best firefighters on the field

Firefighters from Nikiskiand Kenai put up a valiant effort.

Court reports for July 21, 2019

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