Rhonda McBride, KTOO - Juneau

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Now that flood waters have receded, Hooper Bay looks toward recovery

Hooper Bay was one of the communities hit hardest by the historic storm this weekend when a typhoon slammed 1,000 miles of the Western Alaska coastline with high winds and flood waters. With many households...

Remembering former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel

Throughout his 12 years as Alaska’s U.S. Senator, Mike Gravel relished stirring controversy, but he died quietly at his home in Seaside, California, on Saturday at the age of 91, surrounded by family.
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‘It shook us to the core’: Haines author Heather Lende on grief and recovery after deadly landslides

Bestselling author Heather Lende, who lives in and writes about Haines, says it may be a while before her hometown’s shattered sense of safety can heal.