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A month before Buccaneer Energy filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy laws May 31, its biggest lender entered a “sham transaction” to circumvent Australian law, according to a court filing in Texas.
Dermot Cole
Residential customers stand to receive refunds of about $3.60 due to a rate increase that the Regulatory Commission of Alaska said was too high, while commercial customers could see refunds of about $194.
Sean Doogan
Southcentral Foundation on Tuesday announced construction for a new building in Anchorage that will house several health programs, including a growing initiative designed to help those who have experienced domestic violence, abuse and neglect.
Tegan Hanlon
After a fatal vehicle crash Tuesday morning, Alaska State Troopers have tentatively identified the victim as 59-year-old Ernest Ford of North Pole. 
Jerzy Shedlock
A proposal to ban off-road vehicles in the growing yet still rough-edged confines of Wasilla is getting major pushback from the motorized community.Mat-SuZaz Hollander
OPINION: Columnist Mike Dingman argues that because oil is so important to Alaska, cutting taxes on production upholds the constitutional requirement that Alaska's resources be developed for maximum benefit of its people.VoicesMike Dingman
The new entrance of Anchorage’s massive, inflated indoor track and playing fields is eye-catching, designed to encapsulate youth and fun. It’s also the latest step in a rebranding effort.AnchorageDevin Kelly
Three men -- hockey player Tim Molle, basketball player Peter Bullock and runner/nordic skier Eric Strabel -- will be inducted into UAA's Seawolf Hall of Fame in October.SportsDoyle Woody

Voices

Dingman: Alaskans should not repeal oil tax cuts

OPINION: Columnist Mike Dingman argues that because oil is so important to Alaska, cutting taxes on production upholds the constitutional requirement that Alaska's resources be developed for maximum benefit of its people.Mike Dingman

Sports

South Post 4 entered the American Legion Alaska state tournament with the worst league record of eight teams vying for the title. After a dominating performance Tuesday afternoon at Mulcahy Stadium, South now owns the best record in the tournament and will play in the championship game Thursday as the only undefeated team left.
Mike Nesper

Adventure

Bike-work-bike routine allows couple to take long cycling treks

Couple's motto: "Work hard with a purpose, save money, don’t worry too much, save money, sleep outside, ride a bike, don’t buy stuff, don’t worry, ride a bike, save money, work hard and eventually quit your job because your life is more important."Alaska Dispatch News

Arctic

Study: Wildfires could threaten Arctic caribou herd's winter habitat

The Porcupine Caribou Herd could face difficulty in coming years if a trend of increased wildfires in northern Alaska and Canada continue to threaten the animals' wintertime food source of lichen, according to a new study.Yereth Rosen

Nation/World