With the loss of Daylight Savings Time comes early darkness and, typically, shivering temperatures across most of the 49th state. Here are a few notable stories that Alaska Dispatch writers and contributors toiled to report the week of Nov. 3-9, 2013. From health care to criminal justice, to moose diseases and Hatcher Pass snows teasing, a few of the stories that mattered most in Alaska.
Alaska Dispatch's Best of the Week: Nov. 3-9, 2013
November 9, 2013
- 1 Photos: Anchorage Opera's Lucia di Lammermoor
- 2 Massive moose die-offs: is Alaska next?
- 3 Growing state deficit signals new era in Alaska finances
- 4 Like first aid for mental health, program aims to educate Alaskans on mental illness
- 5 Ambler mine, road projects dependent on each other
- 6 Premera Blue Cross cancellation letters worry Alaskans facing health care rate increases
- 7 Native foster parents sought in rural Alaska
- 8 State department heads come together to figure out Alaska food security
- 9 Rape trial evidence battle yields small victory for victims
- 10 Waiting for snow? Stop waiting and start skiing
- 11 Evergreen International Airlines going out of business?
- 12 Whalers find good fortune this fall and land Arctic bowhead 'butterballs'