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    Canning your catch in glass jars has many advantages: your fish is already cooked, sterilized and ready to eat once it’s processed. Not to mention portability and convenience.

    Tara Young
Swollen by glacial melt, the Matanuska River continues to gobble up riverbank and threatened three homes as it approached the Glenn Highway Monday.
Zaz Hollander
Technology costs, low city employee morale and a recommendation for a civil rights law to add protections for members of the gay, lesbian and transgender community were among the items compiled in a report from the new mayor's transition team.
Devin Kelly
The wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed near Ketchikan last month, killing all nine people onboard, has been recovered.
Associated Press
A spokesperson for Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott said Mallott asked for and accepted the resignation of Gail Fenumiai on Friday.
Becky Bohrer | Associated Press
JBER Instillation Commander Col. Brian Bruckbauer is meeting weekly to see how the proposed troop draw down will impact the base, with changes immediately planned. 
Suzanna Caldwell
The research vessel Sikuliaq -- owned by the National Science Foundation and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks -- will be working in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas through November on three research assignments. On its way, it stopped in Nome, where it welcomed visitors aboard. ArcticLaura Kraegel | KNOM
A scientist says researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating off Kodiak Island.WildlifeRachel D'Oro | Associated Press
The mint-colored shack near Westchester Lagoon in Anchorage has reopened this summer as a snack-selling offspring of the Busy Beans coffee shop tucked in Government Hill.BusinessTegan Hanlon
More than 2 inches of rain fell in some parts of Anchorage in less than 12 hours Saturday night and Sunday morning, an unusual event that left some parts of town flooded and residents displaced.AnchorageMichelle Theriault Boots,Shelby Lum

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Office politics: The Alaska congressional delegation as seen in their D.C. work environs

What do the Washington, D.C., offices of Rep. Don Young, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Dan Sullivan say about the occupants? Take a tour and see. Erica Martinson