Atz Lee Kilcher, his wife, Cristina Jane Kilcher, and Wilma TV Inc. were each charged with one count of unlawful methods of taking or attempting to take big game by helicopter, according to charges filed July 13.
Tegan Hanlon
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, just back from Washington, D.C., said Southeast residents' hopes for help from the U.S. State Department in dealing with Canada are unlikely to be realized.
Pat Forgey
A 20-year-old woman was flown to an Anchorage hospital Tuesday with bites and scratches to her head, back and arm after she was mauled by a brown bear near Skilak Lake, according to the captain of Central Emergency Services.
Tegan Hanlon
Two of the three men who allegedly cut down and stole the flags adorning the Alaska Capitol in Juneau turned themselves in Tuesday, police said.
Nathaniel Herz
One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago.
Phuong Le
The two special sessions held as Alaska lawmakers struggled to agree on a state budget cost more than $886,000. The figure doesn't include the cost of extending the regular session by eight days.PoliticsBecky Bohrer | Associated Press
Pick your favorite market, or try a new one, and celebrate with some beets, kohlrabi, kettle corn, sweets or whatever.Food & DrinkSteve Edwards
Delta, American and United airlines have announced they will ban shipments of some hunting trophies in the wake of a popular lion's death in Zimbabwe, leading some to wonder how it might affect Alaska.WildlifeSuzanna Caldwell
A newly hired CEO's relocation expenses were paid, contingent on service for at least a year. If the job turns out to be far worse than expected, is that grounds for annulling that contingency?BusinessLynne Curry

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OPINION: Gov. Bill Walker's ability to move forward with Medicaid expansion did not change with the Supreme Court’s decision in NFIB v. Sibelius, and moving forward doesn't violate Alaska law.Mark Regan


Summit splendor: Blueberries on Mount Baldy in Eagle River

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Top of the World Series triumph puts Bucs on top of Alaska Baseball League

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Russia has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.Vladimir Isachenkov


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Death to a deadbeat dam

A 61-foot dam that helped kill off the Eklutna River salmon run will finally be removed. Will the fish return one day?Rick Sinnott