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Alaska State Troopers are continuing to search for Andre Morris Tanner, who led authorities on a pursuit on the Seward Highway before escaping into the woods 15 miles north of the junction with the Sterling Highway Saturday afternoon.
Devin Kelly
A Ketchikan Superior Court Judge has ruled that it is unconstitutional for the state to require municipalities to help pay for public education, invalidating Alaska’s longheld school funding formula.
Tegan Hanlon
A 54-year-old Anchorage man has been charged with federal firearms and drug offenses after law enforcement received a tip that he had sexually assaulted a minor and provided the synthetic drug "Molly" to two underage girls.
Jerzy Shedlock
Kevin Campbell was arrested at a McDonald's on Northern Lights Boulevard and Muldoon Road about 10:23 a.m., after an “observant citizen” spotted him and called police, an Anchorage Police spokeswoman said. 
Devin Kelly
The state may be facing a $3.5 billion deficit, but budget talk isn't all that goes on in Juneau. The House has so far passed more ceremonial bills than substantive ones. The Senate Finance Committee spent part of a hearing on a bill to exempt Alaska from Daylight Saving Time. One representative has filed a measure to declare July the state’s peony month.PoliticsNathaniel Herz
Iditarod dogs are ultramarathoners, with the fastest among them running nearly 1,000 miles in a little more than a week, fueled by an amazing number of calories. Racing dogs may eat as many as 12,000 calories a day, the equivalent of about 22 Big Macs from McDonald’s. IditarodJill Burke
The winners drove Polaris Axys Switchback 600 machines to claim the top prize of $50,000 of a race purse totaling $254,000.AdventureDermot Cole
Border station hours between the Southeast Alaska community of Hyder and British Columbia's Stewart will be reduced, the Canadian Border Services Agency announced this week, and residents of both towns are unhappy.Alaska NewsLaurel Andrews

News & Politics

Legislators say it's not all serious work in Juneau

The state may be facing a $3.5 billion deficit, but budget talk isn't all that goes on in Juneau. The House has so far passed more ceremonial bills than substantive ones. The Senate Finance Committee spent part of a hearing on a bill to exempt Alaska from Daylight Saving Time. One representative has filed a measure to declare July the state’s peony month.Nathaniel Herz

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Iditarod 2015

How can Iditarod dogs run so fast for so long? Scientists probe superdogs

Iditarod dogs are ultramarathoners, with the fastest among them running nearly 1,000 miles in a little more than a week, fueled by an amazing number of calories. Racing dogs may eat as many as 12,000 calories a day, the equivalent of about 22 Big Macs from McDonald’s. Jill Burke

Sports

UAA men send seniors out in style

The UAA men's basketball team defeated Saint Martin's 101-67 on Saturday in the final home game of the season at the Alaska Airlines Center. Matt Tunseth

Arctic

Application for Russia’s Arctic shelf claim out for bid

The government is seeking to hire experts to flesh out Russia's claim to more Arctic territory and present a convincing case to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf. Trude Pettersen, Barents Observer

Nation/World

We Alaskans

Longing for fresh water and the ornery ice finally melting

The only pull of nostalgia I get from leaving the winter water system behind is mothballing our old-fashioned pitcher-pump until the next fall. Over the years, the pump has been patched by welds, repainted and has seen more replacement gaskets than the old 1967 Rambler station wagon that was my first car.Steve Kahn