The New York Stock Exchange warned Miller Energy Resources that its stock price has dropped so low it may be delisted and the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has levied a $446,000 fine for alleged violations on oil and gas facilities in Cook Inlet.
Dermot Cole,Alex DeMarban
Alaska State Troopers say a North Pole man wrote a text message offering to sell someone heroin and accidentally sent it to a drug investigator Tuesday. 
Tegan Hanlon
A cyberattack that saw $3.8 million transferred from a subsidiary of Afognak Native Corp. to an offshore account in Hong Kong was accomplished using a fake email disguised as that of the Alaska Native corporation's CEO.
Laurel Andrews
Two people escaped an early morning blaze in a South Anchorage duplex, but firefighters were unable to rescue a child trapped inside. The Anchorage Police Department is calling the blaze "suspicious."
Tegan Hanlon,Megan Edge
Threatening phone calls to schools in at least four Alaska school districts have prompted police responses over the past two weeks. In three communities, the threats were made by a caller using an automated or computerized voice, according to school and police officials.
Jerzy Shedlock
Almost as soon as the newly formed Kuskokwim River tribal fish group convened its first meeting this week, the challenge of managing declining king salmon was apparent.FishingLisa Demer
Amy Demboski won nearly all the precincts in Eagle River and Chugiak, her part of town, but mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz took just about every other one, including traditional Republican precincts in South Anchorage and Sand Lake.PoliticsDevin Kelly
Sometimes reality TV gives us great human moments that enlighten us to the struggles of real people. And sometimes reality TV is “Bering Sea Gold.” Film & TVEmily Fehrenbacher
Readers seek clarity on the way tests for THC are used in cases of suspected impaired driving. And Highly Informed seeks information from readers on the state of the underground across Alaska.Highly InformedScott Woodham

News & Politics

Land deal allows Matanuska River subdivision to keep ATV-blocking gate

A $400 land sale approved Tuesday by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly allows a subdivision near Palmer to keep a gate that blocks motorized users from getting to the Matanuska River below. Zaz Hollander

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See Nelchina, Macomb caribou herds near Alaska highways in springtime

Low snow conditions almost everywhere, except Denali Highway country, made winter easier than normal. Nelchina caribou travel far between their summer range in the Alaska Range and the Talkeetna Mountains and their winter habitat near the Canadian border.  John Schandelmeier

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Reality Check: 'Bering Sea Gold' plumbs the depths for TV drama

Sometimes reality TV gives us great human moments that enlighten us to the struggles of real people. And sometimes reality TV is “Bering Sea Gold.” Emily Fehrenbacher

Arctic

Up to 500 reindeer in Finland killed annually by trains; no fences planned

Reindeer herders want the state-owned railway to build fences to protect the animals, but the Finnish Transport Agency says the herders are responsible for erecting and maintaining fences. YLE News

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We Alaskans

Released by Algonqin Books just last week, Heather Lende's "Find The Good"  has already found a spot on the Pacific Northwest Independent Bestseller List for hardcover nonfiction. 
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