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Gov. Sean Parnell on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have made thousands of court records confidential in cases where charges are dismissed or defendants have been acquitted, saying the bill went too far.
Dermot Cole
In the latest revision of it's Arctic drilling plan, Shell envisions two rigs drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's Northwest coast and operating as each other's required backup. The revised plan doesn't necessarily mean the company will drill in 2015, but it keeps that possibility open.
Yereth Rosen
Troopers are investigating the death of a 19-year-old woman whose body was discovered outside a Western Alaska village health clinic Wednesday as an apparent homicide. 
Kyle Hopkins
The building will have 170 rooms for patients and families traveling to the Alaska Native Medical Center from outside Anchorage. If that increases participation in the tribal health care system,  as officials hope, it will drive down state Medicaid costs.
Tegan Hanlon
Troopers say a roadside argument turned violent when a woman on a four-wheeler purposely struck another woman and a toddler in a stroller.
Alaska Dispatch News
No one could quite believe their eyes. A 9-foot-long hot dog on a 7-foot-long bun was beached like a dead whale on the shore of Cook Inlet.  FeaturesCraig Medred
From livestock to live music, giant veggies to jousting, everyone finds something to enjoy at the Alaska State Fair -- as long as they're willing to brave the wet weather.
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Tara Young
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich faced his Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, for the first time Wednesday evening in a debate in Anchorage, with the two candidates drawing sharp distinctions between their visions of the state’s future and its path over the nearly six years since Begich was elected. PoliticsNathaniel Herz
OPINION: Divisions have distracted Alaskans from the common ground we share.CommentaryEric Treider


Critics are wrong: UA Pres. Gamble deserves even greater bonus

OPINION: Critics of the hundreds of thousands of bonus dollars being offered to the president of University of Alaska obviously don't understand how business works in these modern times.Rick Goodfellow


Aces re-sign Connolly, Coffman

The Alaska Aces today announced they have re-signed winger Brendan Connolly, one of the linchpins from its Kelly Cup-winning crew, and also agreed to terms with returning center Tim Coffman.Doyle Woody


Foster The People caps Anchorage's summer of synth-pop

It's still too early to call it a trend but the kind of bands that became popular in MGMT's wake are once again following the duo's lead and trekking to Alaska. Now we're  getting a visit from Foster The People, the third of the decade's buzziest synth-pop bands to visit the state in just the past few months.Matt Sullivan

News & Politics

Municipality of Anchorage again delays launch of software system

The software is designed to improve the processing of financial data and handle tasks like accounting, budgeting and benefits administration. The budget for the project is now more than $31 million. Devin Kelly


Proposed road to Ambler mining district faces fresh opposition along route

As the state continues its outreach to Interior communities near the proposed route of an industrial road to a controversial mining district in Ambler, some have voiced opposition and now one has declared its land off limits.Zachariah Hughes | KNOM