After almost six days of repairs, linemen in the Fairbanks area have fully restored electrical power to the roughly 21,000 customers affected by Tuesday’s record snowfall.
Chris Klint
Phil Greene, president and CEO of TOTE Services Inc., said the El Faro had been in service for many years and was built to work in the rough seas off Alaska. 
Jason Dearen, Jennifer Kay | AP
“A great city, a great state doesn’t stand idly by while people perish in our streets,” Mayor Ethan Berkowitz told the crowd of about 75 people who gathered Sunday for a candlelight vigil in Anchorage.
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Troopers say catalytic converters are being cut from underneath vehicles parked along the Elliott Highway. The converters contain precious metals that are valuable on the black market.
Associated Press
Sarah Love, 35, was charged with one count of DUI and five counts of endangering the welfare of a child after a Kalifornsky Beach Road traffic stop.
Alaska Dispatch News
Police departments in Alaska are implementing body cameras following a national trend to make law enforcement interactions with the public more transparent.Crime & JusticeJerzy Shedlock
Brown bats loose in the house can be a nuisance, but they're part of our landscape, too.We AlaskansSteve Kahn
Final day of the Chugiak Dog Mushers Association's Speedy Glass Dog Derby dryland championships on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.  
Bill Roth
Alaska Airlines offers a 20-minute guarantee for delivery of arriving passengers’ luggage – but it took a day to get airline CEO Brad Tilden his bag after a flight to Washington, D.C.AviationAlaska Dispatch News

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Venetie man arrested in connection with stabbing death

Troopers say John Fred Roberts of Venetie was arrested Sunday on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of 34-year-old Alex Tritt.Associated Press

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No margin for error: Prep football playoffs set

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Casey Clark and Courtney Sessum of the University of Alaska Fairbanks collect samples for testing from walrus bones unearthed at the Point Franklin archaeological dig on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the Barrow Arctic Research Center. 
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