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Alaska’s two senators proposed congressional action Thursday to clamp down on the National Guard to prevent misconduct from festering the way it has in the scandal-plagued Alaska National Guard.
Richard Mauer
Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, pulled no punches in her response to a self-described "fiscal hawk" who announced Thursday he will support her Democratic opponent.
Alex DeMarban
Miranda Barbour, who grew up in North Pole and Palmer before moving Outside, had pleaded guilty to murder in August in the stabbing death of a Pennsylvania man she and her husband met through a Craigslist ad.
Alaska Dispatch News
Uber -- the company that lets you order and pay for a car ride via smartphone app -- began operating in Anchorage on Wednesday night over the objections of taxi companies and questions about whether it conforms to municipal code.
Sean Doogan
Democratic Alaska Sen. Mark Begich on Thursday voted against a measure backed by President Barack Obama to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State, breaking with the Senate majority leader, other Alaska lawmakers in the nation's capital and his Republican opponent, Dan Sullivan.   
Tegan Hanlon
Palmer farmer Ben VanderWeele and his crew were harvesting potatoes on Wednesday.
Bill Roth
The Alaska Department of Transportation released a new plan for a Juneau road Thursday, with Gov. Sean Parnell's re-election campaign following up by highlighting his support for the road. His opponent, Bill Walker, criticized  Parnell for trying to win local support with expensive capital projects. Governors Race 2014Pat Forgey
OPINION: Dan Sullivan has not met his duties to the people of Anchorage as mayor. We can’t keep wasting money on cost overruns while cops get pink slips under his leadership.CommentaryElvi Gray-Jackson
I’m always amazed at the way food makes an impression on us, even years later, miles away. I remember who sat across the table from me, and although the content of our conversations is now obscured in my memory, those same feelings of warmth and kindness rise up with each bite of apple mixed with feta and pecan.Food & DrinkMaya Evoy


Climbing for a cause, Anchorage amputee Brelsford claims world title

Less than five years after Haiti's earthquake buried her in a pile of concrete, amputee Christa Brelsford of Anchorage captured a world championship in paraclimbing.Beth Bragg


Iditarod photographer recounts adventures on the trail in 'Chasing Dogs'

Photographer Jeff Schultz has spent more than three decades as official photographer for the Iditarod, meaning he's accumulated tens of thousands of photographs and just as many stories on the race. He shares some of each in his new book.Colleen Mondor


Rough rider: From Hells Angel to international artist, Ted Herlinger has lived it all

The artistic quality of Ted Herlinger's past work is uneven, but always thoughtful, sincere and edgy. His style and media are all over the map, even off-road -- always irreverent and anti-establishment.Don Decker

News & Politics

LNG project advancement raises question of pipeline coordinator's role

With the federal environmental review process recently launched for a massive Alaska LNG project, the federal gas pipeline coordinator’s office is looking for direction from the White House on whether its mission will change.Alex DeMarban

We Alaskans

RIP Suby Sam: The story of my stolen car

One morning in August 2013, I awoke to find an empty parking space where my car should have been. My Subaru had been stolen overnight, one day before I was set to begin a long-anticipated journey abroad. Laurel Andrews