A new report offers reasons why Alaska would benefit by buying pipeline builder TransCanada out of the Alaska LNG project, including that it would make an extra $7.4 billion over two decades of operation.
Alex DeMarban
Closing arguments were presented Monday in Anchorage federal court as the trial against Southwest Alaska mine operator James Slade neared its conclusion.
Jerzy Shedlock
A Bethel janitor and father who preyed on the friends of his daughters and girls in the commercial building where he worked will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually abusing a dozen girls.
Lisa Demer
 Alaska State Troopers say the 49-year-old Wasilla man was sheep hunting when he fell down the popular Mat-Su peak.   
Megan Edge
A juvenile has been charged in connection with the July death of 18-year-old Alex Yu outside a Spenard club, though the details of the charges aren't being released.
Megan Edge
The U.S. reached an agreement Monday on a massive trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries that could have a major impact on Alaskan seafood exports.PoliticsErica Martinson
I'm in rural Alaska, and my Anchorage-based supervisor has short-timer syndrome. And since I don't have the authority to approve trips or new hires, her negligence is really hurting my team.BusinessLynne Curry
About 40 people attended the opening of what is expected to be a month-long hearing in which four men convicted of a 1997 murder will argue that they should be declared innocent and set free.CommentaryDermot Cole
Wasilla’s Grape Tap just resolved a licensing problem that threatened to shutter the only wine bar in a city known more for strip malls and Sarah Palin than oenophiles. Mat-SuZaz Hollander

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Credit ratings agency notes negative impact on Alaska of Shell's departure from Arctic

Moody's Investors Service on Monday highlighted Shell's decision to cease exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska as another setback on top of prolonged low oil prices, but the agency has not announced plans to change the state's positive credit rating.Jeannette Lee Falsey

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Casey Clark and Courtney Sessum of the University of Alaska Fairbanks collect samples for testing from walrus bones unearthed at the Point Franklin archaeological dig on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the Barrow Arctic Research Center. 
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