From the rural locations of many airports to the state's high cost of living, the Transportation Security Administration says hiring in Alaska is particularly challenging, with many positions open at more than a dozen airports.
Hope Miller
Of 311 registered voters, 70 percent said they either strongly or mildly supported adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes for employment and housing in city law.. 
Devin Kelly
The Walker administration plans to generate at least $10 million more annually for Alaska and reduce imports of Lower 48 crude oil by sharply boosting the amount of royalty oil it sells to in-state refiners.
Alex DeMarban
Members of Chugiak-Eagle River community councils say they're faced with an odd situation: The area with the most available land for marijuana businesses is an area that never wanted it in the first place.  
Devin Kelly
South Restaurant + Coffeehouse is trying something different with a new chef stopping by once a month to cook shoulder to shoulder with the restaurant's executive chef.Food & DrinkSuzanna Caldwell
Frazzled? Fuming? Fed up? Children with difficult behaviors can test the best of us. Here’s where to turn for help.VoicesJill Burke
Beaufort Sea polar bears equipped in 2014 and 2015 with Fitbit-like devices and neck cameras revealed their daily routines to scientists studying their food needs.WildlifeYereth Rosen
With "I am Inuit," a follow-up to his "I am Alaskan" series, photographer Brian Adams will spend a year visiting some 20 Alaska villages to deliver a portrait of the people and places of rural Alaska. We AlaskansTara Young

News & Politics

Houston man seriously injured in snowmachine crash

Alaska State Troopers say a snowmachiner suffered major injuries Saturday evening after he crashed while riding along a street in Houston.Alaska Dispatch News

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Adventure

Mushers topped Eagle Summit in the second day of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, a 1,000-mile race from Fairbanks to Whitehorse, Yukon, on a trail that retraces historic mail and supply routes along the Yukon River.
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Culture

Anchorage chefs toss aside rivalries for South Restaurant's 'backroom' series

South Restaurant + Coffeehouse is trying something different with a new chef stopping by once a month to cook shoulder to shoulder with the restaurant's executive chef.Suzanna Caldwell

Arctic

Interview: Gov. Walker 
outlines Arctic 
priorities

2015 saw increased attention paid to the Arctic from the state, the nation and the world. How does Gov. Bill Walker plan to respond to the rapid changes in the region?Shady Grove Oliver | The Arctic Sounder

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We Alaskans

Get down, fellow Alaskans, to some 'hardcore Alaska soft'

I live in Alaska. I kick butt and take names. And then I add them to my Instagram feed, so you can see photos of the smoked salmon strata I had for brunch.Geoff Kirsch

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