Moda Health will resume selling and renewing policies in the individual and group markets under the Affordable Care Act, officials in Alaska and Oregon say.
Tegan Hanlon
The municipality of Anchorage will expand its stake in a Cook Inlet gas field in a $152 million deal with ConocoPhillips that also involves Chugach Electric Association, officials announced Monday.
Alex DeMarban
Alaska House Republicans are proposing to shut down all of their legislative business that doesn’t address the state’s massive budget deficit, with one lawmaker saying the problem requires “laser focus.”
Nathaniel Herz
A federal trial is beginning this week in Anchorage over fraud and money laundering charges against Mark Avery, a key figure in a decade-old case involving a jet-aircraft aviation business, rocket launchers, big money and shadowy intelligence figures.
Lisa Demer
The man killed at a Kodiak harbor early Sunday morning was shot with an assault rifle by a former crew mate aboard his fishing vessel, according to charging documents filed in the case.
Chris Klint
The Democratic minorities in the Alaska House and Senate presented their Republican colleagues with a proposal Monday: Share some power with us, and we can fix the budget crisis together.PoliticsNathaniel Herz
Beaufort Sea polar bears equipped in 2014 and 2015 with Fitbit-like devices and neck cameras revealed their daily routines to scientists studying their food needs.WildlifeYereth Rosen
Frazzled? Fuming? Fed up? Children with difficult behaviors can test the best of us. Here’s where to turn for help.VoicesJill Burke
Of 311 registered voters, 70 percent said they either strongly or mildly supported adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes for employment and housing in city law. PoliticsDevin Kelly

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TSA struggles to fill vacant positions at airports around Alaska

From the rural locations of many airports to the state's high cost of living, the Transportation Security Administration says hiring in Alaska is particularly challenging, with many positions open at more than a dozen airports.Hope Miller

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I live in Alaska. I kick butt and take names. And then I add them to my Instagram feed, so you can see photos of the smoked salmon strata I had for brunch.Geoff Kirsch

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