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Police say it's the first time in Anchorage that an adult has been charged with a felony for providing alcohol to minors since the state statute was put in place in 2002. 
Laurel Andrews
A decision by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to allow three commercial fishing openers outraged some subsistence fisherman, who say that without chinooks this year, they are relying on silver salmon to get enough fish for the winter.
Lisa Demer
The plans -- one seeking to refresh a commercial corridor of Anchorage's Fairview neighborhood and the other putting in motion a transformation of the industrial Ship Creek area -- were each years in the making.
Devin Kelly
Speaking to the British newspaper The Guardian, two prominent Alaska Republican strategists complained about how Outside groups approached the 2014 race for U.S. Senate.
Alaska Dispatch News
Seafood lovers can breathe a sigh of relief. The state has increased the number of Alaska fish species that are safe to eat every day, even by pregnant women and small children, based on expanded research.
Kyle Hopkins
OPINION: Bears are not our friends; neither are they our enemies. But when a bear -- like the one shot and killed in Anchorage's U-Med District last week -- becomes too accustomed to humans and their food, a confrontation usually follows.VoicesCraig Medred
As Alaskans are set to vote on either accepting a new oil tax structure or returning to the structure established under her administration, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin cautioned against inviting "crony capitalism" back into the state during an interview with Alaska Dispatch News on Tuesday.PoliticsLaurel Andrews
Over the last nine years, nearly a dozen zip line tours have sprung up in Alaska from Ketchikan to Talkeetna, including a new operation in Seward that opened less than a month ago.AdventureAlli Harvey
A 14-year-old Brevig Mission boy charged with killing seven musk oxen near his Western Alaska village in 2012 has reached a plea deal with state prosecutors, agreeing to a $3,000 fine and forfeiture of the family’s four-wheeler and firearms used in the killings. Crime & JusticeTegan Hanlon


A recap of action in the Alaska Baseball League through games of July 21

The Fairbanks Goldpanners, winnings of 14 of their last 15 games, swept the Anchorage Bucs in a doubleheader Monday. Wednesday, Dick Lobdell, the long-time Anchorage Glacier Pilots voice and an Alaska broadcast legend who died earlier this year, will be honored at Mulcahy Stadium.Alaska Dispatch News


Alaska documentary chronicles one family's remote cabin adventure

Jean Aspen and her husband, Tom Irons, who divide their time between Homer and the Brooks Range, created a documentary about a solitary life in the wilds of Alaska that differs from a lot of Alaska reality TV in one key way: It's actually real. Dermot Cole

News & Politics

Appeals courts disagree on key component of Affordable Care Act

Two federal appeal courts on Tuesday reached opposite conclusions regarding the government's ability to subsidize health care plans under the Affordable Care Act. At stake is the cost of 4.6 million health care plans nationwide, including the plans of more than 11,000 Alaskans who qualified for subsidies.Laurel Andrews