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Marked by dueling issues of property rights and public access, a plan for access to Chugach State Park has sparked a wide range of diverging viewpoints in the Municipality of Anchorage. At its heart are fundamental questions about who can have access and who will ultimately pay. 
Devin Kelly
The Tennessee-based independent says it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to buy “substantially all” of Buccaneer’s operating assets in Alaska for approximately $40 million to $50 million. It intends to fund the acquisition “with its existing facilities or other borrowings.”
Eric Lidji
At an Assembly work session Friday afternoon, Kate Giard unveiled preliminary recommendations for the municipality's SAP project and warned that "fear" of the $31.6 million project inside Anchorage City Hall could undermine its success.
Devin Kelly
Sergie Chukwak, 47, was charged with forcibly resisting arrest and criminal mischief after he was arrested at Dillingham's Sea Inn Bar last week, said Dillingham police. Chukwak resigned his position on the Bristol Bay Native Corporation board of directors in 2012 when facing sex assault charges.
Dave Bendinger
Alaskans have said goodbye to The Monkey Wharf, the Elbow Room, Blues Central and other spots. But the revivals of Alice's Champagne Palace in Homer and Louie's in Douglas are bright spots for afficianados of classic Alaska bars. We AlaskansMike Coppock
OPINION: Former Alaska Republican Party chair Debbie Brown expects the Alaska court system to act swiftly and dismiss the disruptive lawsuit against the candidacy of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott.CommentaryDebbie Brown
Here in the state park, there’s no shortage, no competition. The berries are like grapes, five or six in a bunch, and nearly the size of marbles.We AlaskansNancy Lord
OPINION: The National Park Service should not insert personal hunting ethics into federal land regulations in Alaska.CommentaryDoug Vincent-Lang

Adventure

Iditarod photographer recounts adventures on the trail in 'Chasing Dogs'

Photographer Jeff Schultz has spent more than three decades as official photographer for the Iditarod, meaning he's accumulated tens of thousands of photographs and just as many stories on the race. He shares some of each in his new book.Colleen Mondor

Culture

Alaska From Scratch: Apple, pecan and feta green salad with balsamic vinaigrette

I’m always amazed at the way food makes an impression on us, even years later, miles away. I remember who sat across the table from me, and although the content of our conversations is now obscured in my memory, those same feelings of warmth and kindness rise up with each bite of apple mixed with feta and pecan.Maya Evoy

News & Politics

Moda, Premera take different approaches to Affordable Care Act for 2015

Moda Health says it will cancel individual policies that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act, a decision that will affect about 800 Alaskans. Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, meanwhile, will allow its members to hang onto noncompliant policies  Tegan Hanlon

We Alaskans

Sizing up Alaska's classic bars, past and present

Alaskans have said goodbye to The Monkey Wharf, the Elbow Room, Blues Central and other spots. But the revivals of Alice's Champagne Palace in Homer and Louie's in Douglas are bright spots for afficianados of classic Alaska bars. Mike Coppock

Nation/World