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In a sign the honeymoon may be nearing an end for Gov. Bill Walker, an Alaska tribal government is blasting him for promoting a ConocoPhillips project that would result in the first oil production from federal lands in the nation’s largest undeveloped reserve.
Alex DeMarban
A canceled Alaska ferry dock project in the Canadian port of Prince Rupert has been a focus of a high-level dispute over U.S.-Canada trade policy, but Alaska officials say Canada's stance on the project will mostly hurt Canadian workers.
Pat Forgey
The Federal Subsistence Board voted to allow gillnetting primarily targeting sockeye salmon on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, though the potential to harvest other species of fish, like Dolly Varden and the beleaguered king salmon, was a sticking point in the discussion.
Rashah McChesney and DJ Summer | Peninsula Clarion
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has staked her claim in the Senate despite a controversial start in that body, including winning a hard-fought write-in campaign in 2010, and assuming leadership in the energy committee.
Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Hearst Newspapers
Anchorage police said they were investigating the death of an apparent shooting victim Sunday night.
Alaska Dispatch News
Alexandra West created a “fish carcass disposal system” to filter fish waste back into the water and prevent bear-human conflict. She's the first student UAA to be the sole inventor listed on a patent. AdvertisingTegan Hanlon
How do you deal with a colleague who's competing with you for a job you may not even be interested in, and whose insults seem to be be sticking? Here are three strategies.BusinessLynne Curry
OPINION: Alaska's Criminal Justice Commission could evolve Alaska's system from worst to first if commissioners and elected officials can see the opportunities.CommentaryH. Thompson Prentzel III
The coldest weather of the winter so far is expected to descend on Southcentral Alaska Sunday night, with temperatures hitting 25 below in some parts of East Anchorage, the National Weather Service said.WeatherAlaska Dispatch News

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Arctic

Warmth, lack of snow in Yukon threatens winter events

Organizers of outdoor sports and cultural events are nervous about the mild and snow-sparse winter, and are hoping conditions will be dramatically different in the next two weeks. Marc Montgomery, Radio Canada International

Adventure

Where did Whittier's silver salmon go?

Southcentral anglers used to casting a line in Prince William Sound for late-season silver salmon at the Whittier Boat Harbor, Smitty’s Cove, Salmon Run or nearby say the return has sharply declined in recent years and are seeking an explanation from biologistsMike Campbell

Nation/World

We Alaskans

What brought struggling artist Rockwell Kent to Alaska?

Artist Rockwell Kent's son Rocky would consider his months on Alaska's Fox Island perhaps the best time in his life. The experience was also life-changing for Kent, as the art and book he produced there finally gave him the fame and recognition he had craved.Doug Capra