Though at least 14,000 absentee ballots will not be counted for days, the repeal referendum known as Ballot Measure 1 appears to be headed for defeat. Now Alaska's governor says it's up to oil companies to get to work and prove Alaskans made the right choice.
Mat-Su Assembly member Jim Colver was leading incumbent Eric Feige on Wednesday in a hotly contested Republican primary for a state House district that runs from Whittier to Valdez to Delta Junction. But some party faithful say Colver is more D than R.
Dauenhauer, who came to Alaska in the late 1960s, made particularly important contributions to the preservation of Tlingit lore and language. He also was a well-respected poet and was a former Alaska poet laureate.CultureMike Dunham
The State Fair's starting and that means giant cabbage harvest season. It's also time to get some regular-size cabbages, kohlrabi, broccoli and other tasty vegetables at the many area farmers’ markets.Food & DrinkSteve Edwards
OPINION: Alaska Railroad's residential ROW use policy is driven by the railroad's statutory duty to preserve the integrity of the ROW, to protect public and employee safety, and to operate trains efficiently. Contrary to one recent opinion, the policy does not deprive anyone of any property rights.Linda Leary
Until Austrian Gerhard Hafele completed his trek, there is no indication anyone has ever hiked and paddled Alaska overland north to south from the North Slope to Cook Inlet for more than 1,500 miles, crossing two major mountain ranges. Craig Medred
A U.S. special operations team tried and failed to rescue journalist James Foley and other Americans held hostage in Syria during a secret mission in early July authorized by President Barack Obama, senior administration officials said Wednesday.
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. visited Ferguson on Wednesday, meeting with students, community leaders and federal investigators as the St. Louis County prosecutor opened grand jury hearings in the fatal police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.