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An Anchorage jury found a former Glennallen dentist accused of sexually assaulting a colleague not guilty on all charges Wednesday after a two-week trial.  
Michelle Theriault Boots
A truck driver was convicted Wednesday of failing to report a crash on Interstate 90 in Montana where an 81-year-old Alaska man was killed a year ago.
The Associated Press
Former Anchorage Assembly members Chris Birch and Cheryl Frasca are spearheading the first organized effort to affirm the city's controversial labor law. 
Devin Kelly
A bigger property tax exemption for seniors and disabled vets plus contested races in Palmer, Wasilla and for the Mat-Su Assembly figure prominently in next week's Matanuska-Susitna Borough election. 
Zaz Hollander
Which version of summer you witnessed depends on where you live in the nation's largest state. The report illustrates the immense size and variety of Alaska weather and terrain. EnvironmentCraig Medred
Since 2008, more than 60 percent of Alaska hunters use four-wheelers. My observation is that 60 percent is low. When caribou season began in the Denali Highway area this season, it seemed like every pickup and motorhome was being pushed by a trailer full of side-by-sides, six-wheelers and camouflaged four-wheelers.OutdoorsJohn Schandelmeier
Powerful autumn storms have sent surges of seawater as far as 20 miles inland onto the tundra of southwestern Alaska -- and such flooding is expected to become more frequent as the climate changes, a new study says.ScienceYereth Rosen
As the U.S. Senate candidates prepare to square off in a fisheries debate in Kodiak on Wednesday, Republican Dan Sullivan faces a challenge to draw votes away from incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who has built a reputation as a fighter for the industry.Senate Race 2014Nathaniel Herz


Public forum will ask how Alaska’s fiscal future can live with less

OPINION: Recent annual state budget deficits and debates over oil taxes have drawn attention to an important challenge facing Alaska: How to balance falling oil revenues with growing demands and obligations for state spending.Gunnar Knapp,Cliff Groh


Runners set out when ready at the Skinny Raven Pub Run on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in downtown Anchorage. Participants could register at 5 p.m. and then were encouraged to head onto the 5-kilometer course by 6 p.m., finishing up at McGinley's, Flat Top Pizza & Pool or Snow Goose Restaurant.
Erik Hill


Art of squeezing in a workout while at work tough to master

Many Alaskans share the challenge of having a 40-plus-hour workweek and a desire to get outdoors as much as possible. Juggling work and outdoor time can be tough, but satisfying if you pull it off.Alli Harvey


Biologists spot huge gathering of walruses on beach near Point Lay

With floating ice sparse in the Chukchi Sea, an estimated 35,000 walruses were found crowded onto a beach Saturday near the Northwest Alaska village of Point Lay, according to federal biologists. Yereth Rosen

We Alaskans

Just a few Alaskans still with us today were around in 1914 -- a time of kings and czars, bloodshed and progress, the year that saw the beginnings of Anchorage. 
Loren Holmes