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Oral arguments in the case seeking to undo Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell's emergency order that allowed two gubernatorial campaigns to merge will be heard a week from Friday.
Alex DeMarban
Alaska Communications Systems is “endangering the health and safety” of thousands of Fairbanks residents by failing to provide updated phone numbers for the city's 911 system, the Fairbanks North Star Borough alleges in a lawsuit.
Dermot Cole
Anchorage police have identified the pedestrian killed in a Wednesday morning vehicle collision as Craig McCarty, 43.
Alaska Dispatch News
An explosion and subsequent fire aboard the 30-foot fishing vessel Fireman sent one person to the hospital, the U.S. Coast Guard said. An investigation into the incident remains open.
Alaska Dispatch News
Two leading Alaska Native tribal organizations on Wednesday petitioned the federal government to dramatically lower the cap on the number of king salmon that Bering Sea commercial fishermen can harvest as bycatch in order to protect the fish.
Lisa Demer
The new gleaming spires reaching skyward near the banks of the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks remind some of ice crystals, while others say the shapes are reminiscent of quartz crystals or the imagined architecture of Superman’s Fortress of Solitude.FairbanksDermot Cole
Texas troubadour and accomplished actor Lyle Lovett will perform in Anchorage Saturday, Sept. 20.MusicChris Bieri
In a new TV commercial, the wife of GOP U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan criticizes incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, saying he is attacking Sullivan for serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, and as a White House fellow and an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of State under President George W. Bush.Senate Race 2014Nathaniel Herz
Lucky Wishbone serves the best chicken in town and other simple, well-executed dishes. And, best of all, everything comes with a side order of nostalgia.Food & DrinkMara Severin

Sports

Patience pays off for high school runners

West, South, Eagle River and Kodiak each produced two winners at Wednesday's high school cross-country meet on the Delaney Park Strip.Beth Bragg

Adventure

Trying the triathlon: How to make the blood, sweat and tears pay off

There is no-one-size-fits-all triathlon in Alaska. The outdoor course that works for the Eagle River Triathlon in June won’t suit Fairbanks in March. Races are adapted to work with outdoor conditions, and there’s one race in Fort Greely that is 100 percent indoors. Homer’s Ski to Sea Triathlon in March ditches the swim altogether in favor of skis. Alli Harvey

News & Politics

This year's Permanent Fund Dividend check: $1,884

On Wednesday, Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell announced that Alaskans' 2014 Permanent Fund Dividend checks will clock in at $1,884. Distribution of payments to bank accounts will begin Oct. 2.Sean Doogan

Nation/World