Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont rocked the U.S. political establishment Tuesday night, harnessing working-class fury to surge to commanding victories in a New Hampshire primary that drew energetic turnout across the state.
Jonathan Martin and Patrick Healy
The Tanaina Child Development Center is moving to the Alaska Regional Hospital — almost exactly a year after the popular nonprofit was asked to leave its longtime space at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Tegan Hanlon
A Bethel man who strangled his girlfriend and stayed in his apartment with her body for five days a year ago was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for murder.
Lisa Demer
The Monday death of 15-year-old Austin Edenfield ​happened within about 100 yards of his family's home, his stepfather said Tuesday. 
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Alaska’s lawmakers in Washington, D.C., had mixed reactions to President Barack Obama’s latest budget proposal, pleased with the boosts for Alaska infrastructure, but not so much with the size of the $4 trillion spending plan. PoliticsErica Martinson
Some Alaska Natives took offense to a phrase in Alaska Airlines' new marketing campaign, and it sparked a new round of discussion about whether it's time to retire the word “Eskimo.”CultureCharles Enoch | KYUK Public Media
The defending champion left the Eagle checkpoint near dawn Tuesday, with the three closest chasers returning to the trail three to four hours later as the racers began a long stretch to Dawson in the Yukon Territory. Dog MushingMike Campbell
Riding with a sled dog team during the traditional season of mushing is an opportunity for a slice of Alaska life unmatched during the shorter and snowless summer. OutdoorsErin Kirkland

News & Politics

Troopers: Man slams stolen van through ferry terminal gate

A man in the Southeast Alaska community of Hollis has been charged with several crimes after he stole a van at a local ferry terminal and drove it drunk into a closed gate, troopers said.Chris Klint

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"Freakish'' injury shelves Aces center Coffman indefinitely

After injuries limited Tim Coffman in each of his first two seasons with the Alaska Aces, the center was starting to feel like he might play all 72 games this regular season — until he suffered a non-contact injury Friday that has him out indefinitely.Doyle Woody

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Is it time for Alaskans to stop using the word 'Eskimo'?

Some Alaska Natives took offense to a phrase in Alaska Airlines' new marketing campaign, and it sparked a new round of discussion about whether it's time to retire the word “Eskimo.”Charles Enoch | KYUK Public Media

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Intensely Inuit: Photographer captures life in remote Alaska

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