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Two Anchorage men were critically injured when a small plane flying over the Iron Dog snowmachine race crashed near Rainy Pass Lodge on Alaska's Iditarod Trail.Colleen Mondor
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. Tegan 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.Lynne Curry
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

Obama plan to block ANWR development draws swift backlash from Alaska leaders

January 25, 2015 - 6:22pm -- benanderson
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President Barack Obama said Sunday that he planned to ask Congress to declare much of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, including the possibly oil-and-gas-rich coastal plain. Alaska politicians were quick to condemn the announcement.

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 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.Alaska Dispatch News
A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Massachusetts starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.Verena Dobnik
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

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