A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles was diverted to a U.S. air station in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft.
Associated Press
The protesters dangling from Portland's highest bridge early Wednesday have enough water and food to last for days and can hoist themselves out of the way of other vessels, Greenpeace says.
Steven Dubois | Associated Press
The University of Alaska Board of Regents has selected Jim Johnsen, a senior vice president of Alaska Communications, to be the 14th UA president.
Tegan Hanlon
Under terms of a plea deal, 50-year-old Morris Bernard Lopez -- who authorities said fired his rifle several times from the deck of the fishing vessel Sandra Marie -- will spend 10 days in jail, forfeit the rifle and serve two years probation during which he cannot drink alcohol.
Dave Bendinger | KDLG News
An intensive inpatient treatment program for veterans and active duty military in need of mental health care that opened a few months ago in Anchorage was dedicated Tuesday to the late Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL who inspired the movie "American Sniper."MilitaryTegan Hanlon
With hidden camera videos of Planned Parenthood officials casually discussing donations of fetal tissue embroiling the organization, a rally in Anchorage Tuesday turned the focus to Alaska.AnchorageMichelle Theriault Boots
Can cookies made from peanut butter and chicken gizzards made for dogs also appeal to people? We consider the possibilities as we review the goodies coming into local farmers markets this week.Food & DrinkMike Dunham
The head of Zimbabwe's safari association said the killing was unethical and that it couldn't even be classified as a hunt, since the lion killed by an American dentist was lured into the kill zone.Nation-WorldFarai Mutsaka | Associated Press

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Adventure

Red salmon limits for anglers doubled on Kenai River

At the same time, the personal use dipnet fishery at the mouth of the Kenai River will be open 24 hours a day until it ends at 11:59 p.m. Friday.Alaska Dispatch News

Sports

Late-season streak propels Bucs to ABL's American League pennant

The Bucs, winners of five straight and eight of their last nine, clinched the pennant with Tuesday's 5-1 win at Mat-Su and will face the Miners in the best-of-3 Top of the World Series beginning Monday in Palmer.Alaska Dispatch News

Culture

Market Fresh: Peanut butter and gizzard cookies -- fit for man or beast?

Can cookies made from peanut butter and chicken gizzards made for dogs also appeal to people? We consider the possibilities as we review the goodies coming into local farmers markets this week.Mike Dunham

Arctic

Activists hang off Oregon bridge to stop Shell icebreaker from returning to Alaska

The protesters dangling from Portland's highest bridge early Wednesday have enough water and food to last for days and can hoist themselves out of the way of other vessels, Greenpeace says.Steven Dubois | Associated Press

Nation/World

We Alaskans

Office politics: The Alaska congressional delegation as seen in their D.C. work environs

What do the Washington, D.C., offices of Rep. Don Young, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Sen. Dan Sullivan say about the occupants? Take a tour and see. Erica Martinson