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An errant forklift and a hidden can of pepper spray forced the evacuation of the thrift store chain's East Anchorage location Thursday.
Tegan Hanlon
Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen, who killed as many as 21 women, died Thursday at an Anchorage hospital. Many of the his victims were never identified and their bodies were never found.
Laurel Andrews,Kyle Hopkins
The "Moose Sex Project" in Canada's Maritime provinces aims to bolster endangered moose stocks in Nova Scotia by creating a corridor for migration and cross-border sex for animals in neighboring New Brunswick.
Alaska Dispatch News
A bicyclist was struck and critically injured by an SUV at Benson Boulevard and A Street on Thursday afternoon. Witnesses said the cyclist attempted to pedal through moving traffic.
Nathaniel Herz
A new ad from conservative group Americans for Prosperity accuses Alaska U.S. Sen. Mark Begich of “not showing up for his job,” missing more votes last year than 80 percent of his colleagues. We checked to see if that was true.
Nathaniel Herz
Broken windows and stolen Spam are just a few of the casualties of a widespread bear break-in problem in Northwest Alaska this summer. A poor berry season might be part of the reason.WildlifeSuzanna Caldwell
There is little doubt we are heading down the path toward the indoor gardening season. That being the case, now is the time to consider growing some of your outdoor plants indoors this winter.GardeningJeff Lowenfels
Airborne views offer the best way to see the greatness of Alaska.Alaska TravelScott McMurren
OPINION: Appointing a special representative for the Arctic Region is a response to Alaskans’ demand for greater attention to the Arctic, and it reflects the importance that the U.S. places on the Arctic.CommentaryNils Andreassen

Voices

Don't end AQR's #UAAmazing story after 32 years of telling

OPINION: After decades performing at the highest levels of its craft and attracting a steady stream of national accolades, Alaska Quarterly Review should not be considered as a possible cut in UAA's 2014 Prioritization Process.Don Rearden

Sports

Hockey homecoming: Aces sign Summerhays, Currier

Rookie goaltender Steve Summerhays of Anchorage will begin his pro career in earnest with the ECHL champs, and he'll be joined by forward Tyler Currier of Anchorage, Summerhays' friend and a former Seawolf.Doyle Woody

Culture

Alaska from Scratch: Blueberry smoothies, for a sweet start to the day

Blueberries are great to use in baked goods, salads, or transformed into syrup or jam. One of the ways I use them most is as a base for a healthy homemade smoothie. Maya Evoy

Nation/World