A collision with injuries Monday morning has closed the Seward Highway near the Alyeska Highway intersection in Girdwood.
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The state of Alaska struggled to find the right place for Gilbert Nashookpuk, a convicted sex offender who'd been in trouble with the law from the time he turned 18. Now, he's charged with killing his caretaker at an Anchorage assisted living home.
Michelle Theriault Boots
An inmate at Seward’s Spring Creek Correctional Center has been charged with attempted murder in an August attack on another inmate. Mark Todd Spencer, 47, faced the same charge in 2011.
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Merrill Field is eyeing development of a green space it owns adjacent to the airport, and some in the community worry that new office buildings would jeopardize the neighborhood. 
Laurel Andrews
Some say the removal of a metal platform from Campbell Creek Park has reduced the numbers of drunken, aggressive people hanging out there. But others say the problem has shifted elsewhere. 
Marc Lester,Devin Kelly
Getting the world's governments to reach a global agreement at the United Nations' climate conference in Paris is going to require careful politics, but the effort may be up against an even tougher challenge: mathematics.Nation-WorldChris Mooney | The Washington Post
An independent company drilling for oil and gas in Cook Inlet is urging legislators to be cautious about changing the state's production tax credit system or risk killing off some projects.EconomyAlex DeMarban
After a couple of hours of exhuming a bear carcass from its muddy grave in Midtown Anchorage, the sickly sweet smell of mortified flesh pervaded the woodlot.We AlaskansRick Sinnott
Get up. Get outdoors. Have a look around. Here's a list of even more family-friendly winter activities to enjoy.VoicesJill Burke

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With monthly culture day, Shungnak school links students with their heritage

A culture-first approach at the Shungnak school is reconnecting students in the Northwest Arctic village of Shungnak with their  heritage, through programs like an Inupiaq word of the day, or sessions where elders teach students traditional methods for butchering seal.Shady Grove Oliver | The Arctic Sounder