A House committee took no action Tuesday on a bill that would eliminate the requirement to spend 1 percent of the total cost of a building on public art to go inside and outside that facility.
Molly Dischner | Associated Press
After a hiking party heard a man's cries for help near Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, a search effort was sparked, though searchers were unable to find anyone.
Megan Edge
From malls in Hawaii to a luxe office tower in Manhattan, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has amassed a surprising collection of real estate. Its latest new market? Europe.
Jeannette Lee Falsey
Two Alaska Airlines flights in Juneau were delayed when a pilot found a single bullet in a Jetway at the airport.
Jerzy Shedlock
A Kodiak senator has introduced legislation to allow federally recognized tribal governments in the state to receive contributions from Alaskans' Permanent Fund dividends.
Associated Press
The old Swanson’s grocery store in Bethel will become the new-old Swanson’s, or at least that’s what people are calling it for now.EconomyLisa Demer
A season of danger on the Kuskokwim ice road and its branches isn’t over yet.Rural AlaskaLisa Demer
Maine lies some 1,500 miles south of the Arctic Circle, but it has strong connections to the Arctic -- and is hoping to play a bigger role in the region.ArcticAlaska Dispatch News
Ten weeks into the 13-week session, some legislators are still wrestling with the names of their colleagues, from Millett to Wielechowski to Vazquez.PoliticsNathaniel Herz

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2 Alaskans win national hockey titles; Team Alaska falls in title game

Alaskans Clair DeGeorge and Avery Dunn helped the Shattuck-St. Mary's (Minnesota) 16-and-under girls win a Tier I national hockey championship Monday, when Team Alaska lost in the title game of the Tier II 16-and-under tournament.Alaska Dispatch News

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Review: Chorus trumps noisy crowd in Anchorage Symphony's glorious Beethoven's 9th

Crying babies and rude adults disrupted the audience, and maybe the musicians, at the Anchorage Symphony's performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, but a big chorus overrode the commotion and brought the work to a glorious close.Mike Dunham

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Could Maine become the nation's second 'Arctic' state?

Maine lies some 1,500 miles south of the Arctic Circle, but it has strong connections to the Arctic -- and is hoping to play a bigger role in the region.Alaska Dispatch News

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