The chief of the Barrow Volunteer Fire Department, a nephew of state Rep. Ben Nageak, was fatally shot in an incident involving a North Slope Borough police officer early Wednesday, according to borough officials.
Chris Klint
The Republican-controlled Alaska Senate majority caucus announced Wednesday that it had added a member who jumped ship from the minority: Donny Olson, who represents Northwest Alaska.
Nathaniel Herz
The check for the unusually large fine arrived months late, after campaign finance regulators threatened to send the matter to the attorney general for collection.
Alex DeMarban
When marijuana businesses can legally open in Anchorage later this year, they'll have to be at least 500 feet from schools in most parts of the city, the Anchorage Assembly decided Tuesday night.
Devin Kelly
Two explanations of how an Anchorage lawyer spent $52 million in six months from an elderly widow’s trust are beginning to unfold in a federal fraud trial in Anchorage.
Lisa Demer
After nearly two decades of debate and planning, the Spenard Road reconstruction project is positioned to receive $13.8 million from a city bond proposal. The municipality's promotional machine is in overdrive.
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“Big Fix Alaska” is about a two-pack-a-day smoking mechanic who travels around the state fixing boats, tractors and other broken equipment.Film & TVEmily Fehrenbacher
President Obama's budget request to Congress includes $400 million "to cover the unique circumstances confronting vulnerable Alaskan communities," including money to pay for village relocation.Rural AlaskaChris Mooney | The Washington Post
Hundreds of pounds of explosives detonated on the Tanana River near Delta Junction will kill fish, but the blasts may help save a house from being washed away. CommentaryDermot Cole

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Adventure

Despite sick dogs, Sass reaches Dawson City with a 2-hour lead

Impassable ice jams between the mouth of the Fortymile River and Dawson City necessitated a re-route to the Top of the World Highway for Yukon Quest mushers, resulting in an additional 2,500-foot climb.Marcel Vander Wier | Whitehorse Star

Sports

Nordic racing in Asia: Low temps, huge snow sculptures and camel races -- oh, my

Two-time Olympic cross-country skier Holly Brooks raced in Asia last month, and the venues and sights were unlike anything she's seen in her globe-trotting career.Holly Brooks

Culture

'Unevent' fundraiser planned for Sled Dog Sanctuary on Feb. 13-14

Here's what looks like a fun fundraiser for a good cause, the Sled Dog Sanctuary. Act fast, though, as the Alaskan Wild Women are only looking for a handful of people to join the "Unevent" scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13-14, in Anchorage.

Arctic

Russia to present revised UN claim to Arctic Ocean seabed

A senior Russian government official on Tuesday formally presented to the United Nations his country’s claim to Arctic Ocean seabed, including an area under the North Pole.Andrew E. Kramer | The New York Times

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We Alaskans

Intensely Inuit: Photographer captures life in remote Alaska

With "I am Inuit," a follow-up to his "I am Alaskan" series, photographer Brian Adams will spend a year visiting some 20 Alaska villages to deliver a portrait of the people and places of rural Alaska. Tara Young

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