Both of Alaska’s Senators -- Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski -- voted to end debate and allow a vote on a bill that would slash federal funding for Planned Parenthood.  
Erica Martinson
Three defendants charged in the September 2013 death of 50-year-old seasonal fisherman Ferdinand Marquez pleaded guilty Monday to murder and manslaughter.
Jerzy Shedlock
There were no reported injuries Monday after someone in a SUV opened fire on a car pulled over on the side of the road, Anchorage police say.
Tegan Hanlon
Alaska will be exempt from the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule restricting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
Erica Martinson
Air carrier PenAir plans to move even further beyond its core Southwest Alaska market with at least one new route based in the Pacific Northwest.
Jeannette Lee Falsey
Four people have been charged with stealing $200 worth of oysters from a Little Jakolof Cove oyster farm across Kachemak Bay from Homer.Alaska NewsSuzanna Caldwell
Despite challenges -- including short growing seasons and even, in some cases, 24-hour sunlight -- gardeners across Alaska's Arctic are successfully growing their own food.ArcticJillian Rogers | The Arctic Sounder
From Model T's to pretty pickups, hundreds of cars were parked Sunday on the Delaney Park Strip for the Jay Ofsthun Memorial Car Show and Shine. Car lovers and enthusiasts were able to talk with the owners and take pictures at the largest car show in Alaska. 
Shelby Lum
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy has just left the Chukchi Sea, dropped off a team of scientists in Nome and is sailing through the Aleutians to its next stop in Seward, where the plan includes stocking up on fresh produce and dairy products.ArcticKamala Kelkar

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