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If legislators want to know the inner details of the gas pipeline and what the state and oil companies are doing, they will be asked to take a pledge to keep it confidential.
Dermot Cole
The gubernatorial campaigns tussled over budgets and budget cuts Monday at a debate in Juneau, each trying to sound fiscally conservative, but not too fiscally conservative, in a city reliant like no other in Alaska on government spending.
Pat Forgey
Yupadee Craig sent two of her children to Thailand and then accepted their PFD checks for two years, according to court documents. Now she faces multiple charges related to the alleged fraud, and is just one of more than a dozen people charged with PFD-related fraud in 2014.
Megan Edge
The lawsuit that could have ended the “unity” ticket of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott has been dropped, with the plaintiff who brought it saying the Legislature should enact a permanent regulation to prevent future confusion.
Alex DeMarban
Bryce Warnke-Green, 25, suffered spinal injuries in the Sunday accident  and was flown to Seattle for surgery. Authorities wouldn't immediately say what caused the crane to tip.
Matthew F. Smith / KNOM
A meeting in Bethel over the weekend looked to get ahead of the science and policy involved in the state's proposed 2016 adoption of new escapement goals for the Kuskokwim.FishingLisa Demer
In Anchorage on Monday, U.S. Rep. Don Young took on actor Ted Danson for his views on fisheries waste, advised state leaders to build the King Cove road and let the U.S. marshals stop them, and asked why the state funds the environmental conservation department to just be a "puppet" of the Environmental Protection Agency. House Race 2014Alex DeMarban
OPINION: For four years, Gov. Sean Parnell failed to recognize the magnitude of the problems in the National Guard. The governor passed up many opportunities to take charge and provide remedies, and I won't be voting for him.CommentaryDan Kendall
Alaska Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan was spotted Monday raising money for his campaign in Ohio by a Democratic opposition research organization, American Bridge 21st Century, while his opponent, incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, raised money Outside last week.Senate Race 2014Nathaniel Herz

Sports

Seawolves picked 6th by WCHA media, 7th by coaches

After finishing sixth in the 10-team WCHA last season, league media peg UAA for sixth place this season, while league coaches say the Seawolves will finish seventh. UAF landed at No. 5 in both polls.Doyle Woody

Adventure

As light fades and air chills, Alaska's deadly season descends

With days growing shorter in Alaska, the weather changing, and people pushing to get things done before the onset of the long, dark Alaska winter, human deaths in the 49th state spike.Craig Medred

Culture

Sterling debut by recent UAA grad finds characters pushed to extremes

Justin Herrmann’s impressive debut collection, "Highway One, Antarctica: Stories," takes us pole to pole  --  from Antarctica to the coast of Northwest Alaska.Nancy Lord

We Alaskans

Dateline Alaska: Papa, my pillar

I am strong. You are a child, and I will care for you. Life can bring many burdens. For now, sit on the net and enjoy the bumbly ride to the boat.Laureli Ivanoff

Nation/World

  • A wave of protest in Hong Kong extended into the working week Monday as thousands of residents defied a government call to abandon street blockades across the city, students boycotted classes and the city’s influential bar association added to condemnation of a police crackdown on protesters a day earlier.

  • President Erdogan, courted by Obama and Biden while in New York, says Turkey is ready to play a more active role against the Islamic State. It has had many misgivings.