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On a 40-acre plot of land in Southcentral Alaska, Raven Vinter plays host to dozens of sled dogs. Many come to her with no indication of where they've been or what kind of trouble or trauma they may have seen -- and sometimes, she prefers not to know. That way, it's easier to help them move on.
Laurel Andrews
One person is dead and a suspect is barricaded in a home in Selawik following an incident early Monday morning, Alaska State Troopers said.
Megan Edge
A 35-year-old Florida man was found dead by searchers near the scene of a popular Juneau hiking trail, a day after he went missing hiking the trail.
Alaska Dispatch News
Anxiety is high among Army families as they await word of whether soldiers -- including Alaska's 4-25th -- will be among the 40,000 troops eliminated nationwide in an announcement expected in July. 
Erica Martinson
The owner of the home in an Anchorage neighborhood has already been fined more than $8,000 for excessive police calls, but he says his neighbors have organized a campaign of police responses against him for petty infractions. AnchorageMichelle Theriault Boots
Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley, facing accusations of professional misconduct, has responded to the allegations, denying any wrongdoing or any pattern of behavior unbecoming a judge.Crime & JusticeMatthew F. Smith
As burned-out Willow residents begin rebuilding after the Sockeye fire, dog mushers are getting much of the attention -- and the donations -- but those involved in the rebuilding effort say they're trying to help the whole community.Alaska NewsZaz Hollander
Kilian Jornet of Spain and Emelie Forsberg of Sweden delivered record runs in the 88th Mount Marathon, and a slew of Alaskans clocked personal bests on the punishing race up and down the 3,022-foot peak in Seward on Saturday.SportsDoyle Woody

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As Mount Marathon morphs into race that includes world's best, can Alaskans keep up?

YouTube videos, social media, word of mouth from elite Outside runners and specialized websites like, which covered Saturday’s race, have combined to broaden the awareness of Mount Marathon among mountain runners worldwide. Doyle Woody


Federal polar bear conservation plan focuses on near-term goals

The Fish and Wildlife Service acknowledges that Arctic climate change is the top threat to polar bears, but it says its ability to take action is limited to tasks that fall short of greenhouse gas restrictions. Yereth Rosen


  • Greeks delivered a shocking rebuff to Europe’s leaders on Sunday, decisively rejecting a deal offered by the country’s creditors in a historic vote that could redefine Greece’s place in Europe and shake the continent’s financial stability.

  • While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan.