The appearance of numerous large craters in Siberian permafrost has been attributed, at least by some, to the venting of large pockets of methane gas, possibly in a dramatic or sudden way. ScienceChris Mooney | The Washington Post
A human resources manager is asked by a CEO to testify against an employee who crashed while using a cellphone, a violation of company policy. But that CEO and other managers also violated that policy.BusinessLynne Curry
Pebble Ltd. Partnership is dropping court battles in two other states to seek records after losing efforts to pry loose documents and testimony from environmental and fishing activists in Alaska.Rural AlaskaLisa Demer
Tesoro Alaska has agreed to purchase the marketing and logistics arms of Flint Hills Resources, though not its troubled refinery, in an acquisition that will help Tesoro expand its refinery sales to the Interior.Alex DeMarban
The #OptOutside concept may encourage families to engage in a new activity the day after Thanksgiving. Go outside instead of standing in a long line of shoppers? Sold. And Alaska is the perfect place to give it a try. Erin Kirkland
The appearance of numerous large craters in Siberian permafrost has been attributed, at least by some, to the venting of large pockets of methane gas, possibly in a dramatic or sudden way. Chris Mooney | The Washington Post
Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at least one of the two pilots in a long-feared escalation in tensions between Russia and NATO. Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced what he called a "stab in the back" and warned of "significant consequences."
Peter Williams of Sitka is a hunter-designer-entrepreneur with an unusual ethic. “My business is not separate from my activism,” he said. “It’s not separate from my spirituality, it’s not separate from my culture.” Ross Perlin