The Alaska Legislature has scheduled a short-notice, closed-door committee meeting about Medicaid expansion for Wednesday afternoon. No action is expected to be taken.
Nathaniel Herz
Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known as Mount McKinley, now measures 20,310 at its highest point in a new official elevation the U.S. Geological Survey announced Wednesday. 
Rachel D'Oro | Associated Press
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough is finally on the verge of selling the ill-fated ferry Susitna after four years of trying and more than $2 million spent to store the never-used craft.
Zaz Hollander
A man who was rescued from his sinking canoe in Knik Arm on Monday was reported missing again Tuesday off Anchorage in his kayak, and rescuers have been searching unsuccessfully for him for 24 hours.  
Megan Edge
As the small fishing town of Dillingham spruces up for the visit of a lifetime, down-home hospitality, intense security and regular life are melding and sometimes clashing.
Lisa Demer
Live updates of President Obama's visit to Alaska - including Dillngham and Kotzebue - on Wednesday.President Obama in AlaskaAlaska Dispatch News
By air, by land, by sea, President Barack Obama saw the sights in Seward on Tuesday, both an excited tourist and studious observer in the presence of Alaska’s most picturesque examples of climate change.  President Obama in AlaskaErica Martinson
Carrs-Safeway says its Sears Mall supermarket is "underperforming" and will close in mid-September.BusinessSean Doogan
The Alaska State Fair's colony-era Wineck Barn is a repository of history and meeting spot for Valley old-timers.CultureMike Dunham

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US, Russia united in desire to protect Arctic Ocean from unregulated fishing

While the relationship between the United States and Russia has deteriorated in other parts of the world, the two nations are working together as part of an effort to keep commercial fishing out of the Arctic Ocean.Yereth Rosen

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For 1923 visit to Alaska, White House shipped tablecloths, sheets to roadhouses

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