A man was found dead and a woman seriously injured early Sunday at a home in East Anchorage, and police are looking for a person of interest they say is armed and dangerous.
Alaska Dispatch News
Backers of the proposed Pebble mine aren't done fighting the Environmental Protection Agency, environmental activists, fishing groups and others to keep the massive proposed gold and copper mine alive. 
Erica Martinson
KFQD talk radio host Bernadette Wilson ended her silence Saturday about the radio show she co-hosted with now-mayoral candidate Ethan Berkowitz in October, saying Berkowitz said on the air that he would approve of marriage between a man and his son -- statements Berkowitz’s opponent Amy Demboski said she heard as a listener.
Devin Kelly
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott plans to meet with Canadian officials, tribal leaders and Canadian mining interests during a trip focused on trans-boundary resource issues.
Associated Press
When Sunday dawned at 36 degrees with torrential rain, does anybody really think beachcombing with the kids in Juneau is a swell idea?We AlaskansLibby Bakalar
The first successful captive rearing of Arctic cod is revealing important information about a species that spends critical parts of its life beneath Arctic ice, scientists say. FishingYereth Rosen
Sisters bring the wildlife of Alaska's Copper River Delta to center stage with dance.ArtsJane Spencer / The Cordova Times
Not sure what to do with that extra mattress in the basement? Or that NordicTrack hiding in your closet? On two special days a year, you can get rid of almost anything at the Anchorage dump for free.AnchorageSuzanna Caldwell

News & Politics

Hometown U: English professor Clay Nunnally retires after 45 years

The campus community bids a fond farewell to a singular force in teaching, professor Clay Nunnally. He’s retiring after 45 years of luring English undergraduates toward the aesthetics and gentle sensibilities of 18th century Victorian and Romantic-era poetry and prose.Kathleen McCoy

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Sunken Soviet submarines threaten massive radioactive contamination

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Mother’s dilemma: Tidepools in a Juneau downpour or ‘Monster High’ on TV?

When Sunday dawned at 36 degrees with torrential rain, does anybody really think beachcombing with the kids in Juneau is a swell idea?Libby Bakalar