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A project to truck gas to Fairbanks from Alaska's North Slope may be in peril as anticipated costs are coming up higher than expected, as presented recently to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board.
Alan Bailey | Petroleum News
One person was injured after being shot in the torso on a downtown sidewalk early Sunday, Anchorage police said.
Alaska Dispatch News
A moderate snowfall was snarling traffic in Anchorage Sunday, with more snow expected in the Anchorage Bowl overnight.
Alaska Dispatch News
The Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services recently ordered five body cameras for ASP officers, tasked with picking up inebriated people from the city streets.
Devin Kelly
As Alaska looks to close a looming budget deficit by largely relying on the state’s savings accounts, some are pondering longer-term solutions to the state’s fiscal predicament, including some uncomfortable ideas like instituting new taxes or diverting some of the earnings of the Permanent Fund.
Nathaniel Herz
Perseverance Theatre has mounted a fine production of “A Christmas Carol,” with a gorgeous set, ambitious sound effects and excellent acting from the principal players.CultureMike Dunham
When we eye each other outside the library, I imagine we’re sizing each other up, recognizing a being as intelligent and resilient as we are, and agreeing to a truce. We AlaskansCourtney Cousins | KNOM
Clam shells found in the Beaufort Sea floor during a 2010 mapping mission belong to a genus previously unknown to science, according to a new study. The clam shells date back more than a million years.ArcticYereth Rosen
That first winter I could put my hand up to a poorly sealed door and feel the draft of cold air surging in. It seemed like some sort of osmotic pressure of the great limitless cold of an Arctic night bearing down on me and my little cabin. My tiny space of wonderful warmth constantly under threat. We AlaskansPatrick Green

News & Politics

With costs higher than predicted, Interior Alaska gas project at critical juncture

A project to truck gas to Fairbanks from Alaska's North Slope may be in peril as anticipated costs are coming up higher than expected, as presented recently to the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board.Alan Bailey | Petroleum News

Sports

Randall ninth in World Cup sprint race

Kikkan Randall had her best result of the 2014-15 World Cup Nordic ski season with a ninth place finish in Davos, Switzerland on Sunday. Alaska Dispatch News

Arctic

Arctic warming supported by array of scientific indicators

A number of studies point to an unmistakable warming trend across the Arctic as sea ice thins or disappears, and it was a hot topic at the American Geophysical Union's fall meeting in San Francisco.Ned Rozell

Adventure

Alyeska to reopen upper mountain to snowboarders and skiers Friday

The bottom of the mountain remains brown, but the upper mountain got seven inches of new snow early Thursday for a total depth of 54 inches, according to the resort's snow report.Beth Bragg

Nation/World

We Alaskans

Denali dilemma: Can Dan Sullivan get Mount McKinley renamed?

Alaskans of any political persuasion can agree that we should get to name our own state’s highest mountain, currently misnamed Mount McKinley. And Sen.-elect Sullivan is uniquely positioned to do something about it.Rick Sinnott