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A 54-year-old Anchorage man has been charged with federal firearms and drug offenses after law enforcement received a tip that he had sexually assaulted a minor and provided the synthetic drug "Molly" to two underage girls.
Jerzy Shedlock
Alaska State Troopers are continuing to search for Andre Morris Tanner, who led authorities on a pursuit on the Seward Highway before escaping into the woods just past Turnagain Pass Saturday afternoon.
Devin Kelly
A Ketchikan Superior Court Judge has ruled that it is unconstitutional for the state to require municipalities to help pay for public education, invalidating Alaska’s longheld school funding formula.
Tegan Hanlon
Kevin Campbell was arrested at a McDonald's on Northern Lights Boulevard and Muldoon Road about 10:23 a.m., after an “observant citizen” spotted him and called police, an Anchorage Police spokeswoman said. 
Devin Kelly
Across Alaska, trooper seizures of alcohol, heroin and processed marijuana declined in 2014. Seizures of prescription drugs also dropped while seizures of methamphetamine and cocaine more than doubled.
Tegan Hanlon
Iditarod dogs are ultramarathoners, with the fastest among them running nearly 1,000 miles in a little more than a week, fueled by an amazing number of calories. Racing dogs may eat as many as 12,000 calories a day, the equivalent of about 22 Big Macs from McDonald’s. IditarodJill Burke
The winners drove Polaris Axys Switchback 600 machines to claim the top prize of $50,000 of a race purse totaling $254,000.AdventureDermot Cole
Anchorage cardiologist Mark Selland has completed a long list of adventures that includes climbing Mount Everest, but running the Iditarod has him gearing up for his biggest challenge yet.IditarodSuzanna Caldwell
Border station hours between the Southeast Alaska community of Hyder and British Columbia's Stewart will be reduced, the Canadian Border Services Agency announced this week, and residents of both towns are unhappy.Alaska NewsLaurel Andrews

News & Politics

Despite massive manhunt, man still at large after Seward Highway vehicle pursuit

Alaska State Troopers are continuing to search for Andre Morris Tanner, who led authorities on a pursuit on the Seward Highway before escaping into the woods just past Turnagain Pass Saturday afternoon.Devin Kelly

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Iditarod 2015

How can Iditarod dogs run so fast for so long? Scientists probe superdogs

Iditarod dogs are ultramarathoners, with the fastest among them running nearly 1,000 miles in a little more than a week, fueled by an amazing number of calories. Racing dogs may eat as many as 12,000 calories a day, the equivalent of about 22 Big Macs from McDonald’s. Jill Burke

Sports

Loss in Colorado illustrates Aces' goalie dilemma

Niklas Lundstrom, who surrendered five goals in Alaska's 6-2 loss at Colorado, is under NHL contract to the St. Louis Blues, so the Aces are expected to use him. Thing is, Troy Redmann has been the better goalie.Doyle Woody

Arctic

Application for Russia’s Arctic shelf claim out for bid

The government is seeking to hire experts to flesh out Russia's claim to more Arctic territory and present a convincing case to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf. Trude Pettersen, Barents Observer

Nation/World

We Alaskans

Getting up close and personal with Alaska's coastline

By some measures, Alaska has more than 49,000 miles of coastline, more than the Lower 48 states combined. The closer you look, the longer the shore gets. With ShoreZone, it's almost possible to zoom in until every barnacle and pebble stands out in sharp relief.Erin McKittrick