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The national wireless giant's arrival couldn't come at a worse time for Alaska Communications, which is still recovering financially from a July earthquake that severed one of its undersea fiber optic cables and which will now also lose the roaming fees it used to collect from Verizon mobile customers using its network.
Pat Forgey
Guy Merculief was not the first member of his family to be run down on the streets of Anchorage by a stranger -- two of his nieces were also struck by vehicles, one fatally, in Alaska's largest city.
Michelle Theriault Boots
Furie Operating Alaska’s Kitchen Lights gas production platform has arrived by barge in Kachemak Bay on the east side of Cook Inlet. But the platform will not be installed on location in the company’s Kitchen Lights unit until 2015.
Alan Bailey
A 17-year-old girl was shot in the lower back at a Sunday morning house party in Anchorage, according to police, who are seeking more information on the shooting.
Alaska Dispatch News
Marked by dueling issues of property rights and public access, a plan for access to Chugach State Park has sparked a wide range of diverging viewpoints in the Municipality of Anchorage. At its heart are fundamental questions about who can have access and who will ultimately pay. 
Devin Kelly
Sled dogs shared the trail with a 110-pound Great Dane and a 15-pound Cavalier King Charles spaniel Sunday when dryland sled-dog racing made its Alaska debut in Chugiak.SportsBeth Bragg
OPINION: Waiting until the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in October to sign a bill declaring 20 indigenous languages official in Alaska has broad support and is not a political ploy by an incumbent governor and legislative majority during an election year.CommentaryRep. Charisse Millett
Summer means down time for Alaska sled dogs, but mushing is never far off. The tourism season is ending and the training season will begin before long. We AlaskansSuzanna Caldwell
OPINION: The Alaska GOP doesn't like the odds, so it's trying to kill the Walker-Mallott unity ticket in court.CommentaryShannyn Moore

Voices

Rep. Millett: Delaying Alaska Native language bill for AFN conference not political timing

OPINION: Waiting until the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in October to sign a bill declaring 20 indigenous languages official in Alaska has broad support and is not a political ploy by an incumbent governor and legislative majority during an election year.Rep. Charisse Millett

Sports

Sled dogs shared the trail with a 110-pound Great Dane and a 15-pound Cavalier King Charles spaniel Sunday when dryland sled-dog racing made its Alaska debut in Chugiak.
Beth Bragg

Adventure

Iditarod photographer recounts adventures on the trail in 'Chasing Dogs'

Photographer Jeff Schultz has spent more than three decades as official photographer for the Iditarod, meaning he's accumulated tens of thousands of photographs and just as many stories on the race. He shares some of each in his new book.Colleen Mondor

Culture

Alaska From Scratch: Apple, pecan and feta green salad with balsamic vinaigrette

I’m always amazed at the way food makes an impression on us, even years later, miles away. I remember who sat across the table from me, and although the content of our conversations is now obscured in my memory, those same feelings of warmth and kindness rise up with each bite of apple mixed with feta and pecan.Maya Evoy

News & Politics

BlueCrest plans Cook Inlet oil development

The company's CEO says all oil drilling will be done from an existing onshore well pad using extended reach drilling techniques. There's a possibility the company may pursue natural gas development in the Cosmopolitan prospect as well.Alan Bailey

Nation/World