The decade-old Trapper Creek Bluegrass Festival might be the closest thing you'll find to Burning Man in Alaska. If you're thinking of attending this year's, here's what you need to know.Victoria Barber
The Republican-led House majority caucus took a major step Tuesday to execute its plan to use the Alaska Permanent Fund to get access to money with which to balance this year's budget, but critics from both outside and inside the caucus have expressed concerns that the plan could threaten future dividend payments.Pat Forgey,Nathaniel Herz
With floodwaters falling sharply, roadwork to some 25 miles of damaged Dalton Highway has begun. State transportation officials don't know when the road to Deadhorse and some of the nation's largest oil fields will be reopened. Alex DeMarban
The Alaska Commission of Judicial Conduct on Tuesday charged Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley with making inappropriate statements toward witnesses, victims and other parties during court proceedings over the course of two years.Laurel Andrews
Alaska’s House Democratic leader says he’s reached an impasse in his budget negotiations with his Republican counterpart, and he plans to propose a new framework for discussions that could include an outside mediator or bringing in Gov. Bill Walker.Nathaniel Herz
The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday recertified the mayoral runoff election, taking into account 58 ballots not previously tallied that altered the result by 0.01 percent but did not change the outcome.Tegan Hanlon
Photos dubbed "the place where two oceans meet" have been making the rounds on the Internet for years, but there's a lot of misinformation out there about them. Here's what you can tell your friend next time they share that "really cool photo" on social media.Ben Anderson
A complaint filed in court Tuesday describes a grisly chain of events that began early Sunday in Bethel. But it doesn’t explain what might have led to the stabbing death of Eunice Whitman, 23, allegedly by her boyfriend. Lisa Demer
Gen. Laurie Hummel took the helm of the Alaska National Guard on Tuesday during a ceremonial change of command in Anchorage. Hundreds of people attended the three-hour afternoon ceremony at the Alaska National Guard Armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
Bluegrass fans spent three days at the Trapper Creek Bluegrass Festival enjoying the music, dancing, camping and hanging out with fellow fans in Trapper Creek, Alaska, starting on Friday, May 22, 2015.
The Alaska Legislature on Tuesday unveiled plans to cut back its nonpartisan support staff, which it said would save $1.7 million by eliminating 23 jobs and the Capitol tour program in Juneau.Nathaniel Herz
Road crews began repairing the flood-battered Dalton Highway on Alaska's North Slope over the Memorial Day weekend, bringing hope to Deadhorse hotels and work camps forced to fly in supplies after spring melting ripped away portions of the road to some of the nation’s largest oil fields.