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State legislature enters record fifth special session

The 29th Alaska Legislature entered a record-breaking fifth special session Monday in an effort to balance its multi-billion dollar budget.

Chilkoot Trail reopens without restrictions after bear scare

The Canadian side of the Chilkoot Trail has reopened after two weeks of closures and restrictions following bear-related incidents.

White Pass to carry on with herbicide along the tracks

The White Pass and Yukon Route railroad has continued on with its plan to spray Oust Extra along the railroad tracks as a way to eliminate specific weeds and track obstructions. Spraying is set to occur within the next three weeks.

Bear incident closes Canadian side of Chilkoot Trail

An unprecedented incident involving a bear has closed down the Canadian side of the Chilkoot Trail National Historical Site until further notice.

Klothes Rush