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At least one Alaska legislator is losing their seat in Tuesday's primary election, but others may be in danger as well. And two sitting members of the state House of Representatives have taken their first steps to becoming senators.
Pat Forgey
Five Anchorage men were charged in connection with four robberies this spring, according to indictments filed Aug. 12. One of the men was also arrested in a brawl last week in South Anchorage, which sent two teens to the hospital. 
Megan Edge
An ex-Marine from Alaska accused of killing a California woman and dumping her body in a remote desert mine shaft made an initial court appearance at the Anchorage Correctional Complex courtroom Tuesday.
Jerzy Shedlock
A Palmer judge has delayed the murder trial for a Palmer teen accused of shooting 45-year-old Frank Pushruk and pushing his body off a cliff over the Matanuska River in March. 
Zaz Hollander
When the owners of the Clearwater Lodge in Delta Junction heard that a 16-year-old had been arrested Monday in connection with the May fire that burned their lodge to the ground, they were not surprised, they said. Alcohol had been stolen from the lodge before it burned. 
Megan Edge
Alaska Native babies in small, remote villages die at twice the rate of Native babies in cities, according to new research from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.HealthKyle Hopkins
The former U.S. Coast Guard commandant, tapped by Secretary of State John Kerry last month to serve as U.S. special representative to the Arctic, seeks to the raise the region's profile in the Lower 48. ArcticYereth Rosen
OPINION: You’re probably wondering if I did everything right. By the book, I think I did. I stopped at the end of the trail where it met the road, putting one foot on the ground. I looked up and saw that there was a crosswalk with the illuminated man beckoning "go."OutdoorsAlli Harvey

Voices

Donna Walker: Fundraising tactics bend the truth about Bill

OPINION: Recent Democratic fundraising attacks against my husband, independent candidate for governor Bill Walker, are unfounded and denigrate a good, hard-working Alaskan.Donna Walker

Sports

Miners claim top ABL baseball awards

Outfielder Cam Newell and pitcher Tyler Stubblefield, teammates this summer with the Mat-Su Miners, claimed the top postseason awards in the Alaska Baseball League.Alaska Dispatch News

Adventure

Austrian completes rugged -- perhaps unprecedented -- overland journey from North Slope to Cook Inlet

Until Austrian Gerhard Hafele completed his trek, there is no indication anyone has ever hiked and paddled Alaska overland north to south from the North Slope to Cook Inlet for more than 1,500 miles, crossing two major mountain ranges.  Craig Medred

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