The Anchorage couple charged with starting the Willow-area Sockeye fire entered not guilty pleas Tuesday without making an appearance in court.
Zaz Hollander
Alan Michael Bartlett of Michigan was convicted in Anchorage federal court of setting up two fake companies claiming to help handicapped people in order to steal money.
Jerzy Shedlock
Before she shot herself, Amanda Bee, 31, of North Pole, told Alaska State Troopers she'd kill herself if convicted killers weren't released. She died late Monday in a Seward hospital.
Megan Edge
A 22-year-old Wasilla man involved in a fatal accident in March on the Glenn Highway has been indicted on charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.
Zaz Hollander
Coast Guard Petty Officer John Blackman, who previously was acquitted of state child sex abuse charges, has been convicted of perjury and stalking after a court martial in Kodiak.
Jerzy Shedlock
Saying new Mat-Su landfill fees are so high they encourage illegal dumping, two borough Assembly members want to roll fees back. Mat-SuZaz Hollander
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s push to lift the ban on exporting U.S. crude oil inched forward Tuesday with a critical Senate committee hearing on the issue.  But testimony from a union leader revealed there is fervent opposition to lifting the ban.PoliticsErica Martinson
Sergey Ananov was attempting to be the first person to fly a helicopter solo around the Arctic Circle when he crashed in Davis Strait between Canada and Greenland. He survived an icy swim and encounters with polar bears.ArcticAlaska Dispatch News
The pursuit of the fish poaching vessel Thunder until its sinking in April, pieced together from radio transmissions, interviews, ship records and reporting aboard two Sea Shepherd chase vessels, demonstrates the anything-goes nature of the high seas.Nation-WorldIan Urbina | The New York Times

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Congress will do anything to avoid talking gas taxes

With the federal highway trust fund running on empty this week, the sensible thing for Congress would be to raise the gasoline tax to provide money to fix our crumbling roads and bridges.Dermot Cole

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Crashed Russian helicopter pilot rescued after spending 30 hours on Arctic sea ice

Sergey Ananov was attempting to be the first person to fly a helicopter solo around the Arctic Circle when he crashed in Davis Strait between Canada and Greenland. He survived an icy swim and encounters with polar bears.Alaska Dispatch News

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Office politics: The Alaska congressional delegation as seen in their D.C. work environs

What do the Washington, D.C., offices of Rep. Don Young, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Dan Sullivan say about the occupants? Take a tour and see. Erica Martinson