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Forest Service, contractors back to work

The US Forest Service, like other federal agencies, is open for business again. That means about 70 once-furloughed employees have returned to their jobs in Petersburg again. It also means work can resume for some contractors who had been stalled by the 16-day shutdown. Matt Lichtenstein reports:

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Scientists use deer pellet DNA to study populations in Southeast Alaska

ADF&G wildlife technician, Lucas Baranovic, holds a q tip with DNA from a deer pellet. Photo/ADF&G
Traditional deer pellet counts have been going on for three decades but biologists are seeing more detailed results from DNA studies. more

Lutomski takes over Petersburg Chamber of Commerce

Mara Lutomski joined the Petersburg School Board in April. Photo/Angela Denning
Mara Lutomski takes the place of John Havrilek as the Administrative Manager of the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. more