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Iditarod veteran Karin Hendrickson was listed in fair condition Wednesday after being struck by a car during a training run alongside the Parks Highway.
Suzanna Caldwell
Teddy Smith of Kiana was found guilty Tuesday of attempted murder, robbery, theft and assault in a bizarre 2012 case that saw him shoot two hunters at a remote cabin along the Squirrel River.
Ben Anderson
The Alaska Public Offices Commission Wednesday rejected marijuana activist Charlo Greene's objection to a subpoena related to an investigation into whether she violated campaign finance laws; Greene says she does not intend to comply.
Suzanna Caldwell
Three business operators in Fairbanks have been federally charged for selling misbranded Spice, or synthetic marijuana -- the first time the government has sought to charge Alaska head shop owners for selling the over-the-counter drugs. 
Jerzy Shedlock
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward for information about the death of a dog found hanging from a tree with its throat slashed in East Anchorage, the organization said Wednesday. 
Rachel D'Oro | Associated Press
Pacific pulled away down the stretch in its 71-62 win over UAA in the opening game of the men's Great Alaska Shootout on Wednesday night. SportsMatt Tunseth
Across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta on Wednesday, the turkeys were thawing -- and so was the moose and walrus, salmon and seal.Rural AlaskaLisa Demer
Incoming Gov. Bill Walker intends to expand Medicaid as quickly as possible once sworn into office, but how he will go about expanding the program to an expected 40,000 people is still being debated.HealthLaurel Andrews
This week we were introduced to the second greatest character in “Slednecks,” Carl the Reindeer.CultureEmily Fehrenbacher

News & Politics

Picture for Alaska oil revenues goes from bad to worse as oil prices drop

ANALYSIS: An Alaska oil price of close to $70 means rock bottom revenue for the state, and a tax rate so low that it's conceivable some new oil development projects would pay nothing in production taxes.Dermot Cole


Long Beach State wins women's Shootout over Seawolves

The UAA women's basketball team lost 69-60 to Long Beach State in the finals of the women's Great Alaska Shootout on Wednesday at the Alaska Airlines Center.Beth Bragg


Russian yard delays delivery of icebreaker

The need for a redesign means the first vessel of Russia’s new generation of diesel-engined icebreakers will be delivered at least two years later than originally expected. Atle Staalesen, Barents Observer


Denali National Park to accept 2015 reservations starting Dec. 1

Expecting high demand for peak travel months in 2015, Denali National Park and Preserve will soon be opening the early reservation process for the park's four major campgrounds and its shuttle service. Megan Edge


We Alaskans

Faith and fate: Deacon survives brush with death

Deacon and former big-game guide Curt Leuenberger, just 52, was laid low when his kidneys began to fail. Despite going into a coma, he eventually rallied to survive after two transplants.   Joel Davidson | Catholic Anchor