Grant Aviation, which once dominated the Western Alaska market, is gearing up for a comeback after a difficult spell.
Lisa Demer
A spokesman for the activists said they are protesting Shell's plan for Arctic drilling by chaining themselves to a support ship for the project.
Associated Press
Despite Nome's deep gold mining roots, a planned gold mine along Dry Creek near the heart of the Bering Sea city is attracting opposition.
Francesca Fenzi
The Coast Guard says it's responding to a fuel spill that happened after a boat encountered heavy seas in southeastern Cook Inlet on Saturday. 
Alaska Dispatch News
The U.S. Senate failed to find a path forward on expiring government authority to collect citizens' phone records, passing neither of two bills on the table in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Erica Martinson
Young Native children are more likely to be obese than non-Native children, and those who witness domestic violence seem to be at especially high risk, a new study finds. HealthYereth Rosen
The thriving archery program in Thorne Bay hit a new high this month when 11th-grader Taylee Nyquest won a national championship.SportsBeth Bragg
In the summer of 2004, a Vermont-sized patch of Alaska burned in wildfires. That hazy summer was the most extreme fire year in the half-century people have kept records.ScienceNed Rozell
JBER airman lands first confirmed king on Friday night at Ship Creek, one of several fish hauled in at the downtown fishing hole. SportsMatt Tunseth

News & Politics

Hometown U: UAA’s student-built Baja car heads into competition this week

The unfortunate thing about the Baja car is its name. Baja has nothing to do with it. UAA’s student engineers won’t be racing their off-road buggy up and down the sand dunes and beaches of coastal Mexico.Kathleen McCoy

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Chris Thompson: A visitor’s guide to worshipping in Anchorage

If you are visiting Anchorage or moving here, we have many religious worship options. All major religions in America are represented with convenient and often beautiful worship places, close to major hotels, many within walking distance.Chris Thompson

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Dateline Alaska: Holding on to the last of the Arctic snow

While most of Alaska melted, spring in the northwest has been ideal. Good snow and lingering cold have allowed people to travel in all directions, hunting and camping, fishing and hauling firewood. Seth Kantner