March came in like a lion -- and went out like a lion, as far as Alaska news is concerned. From a troubling murder trial to a new Palin reality show to a good old fashioned Don Young tongue-lashing, here's a look at some of Alaska Dispatch's top stories for the week of March 30.
From the booming business of serving Alaska's doomsday preppers to reaction to Gov. Sean Parnell's refusal to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law, here are some of Alaska Dispatch's best stories of the week.
Big news in the Far North this week: Plans for a new runway stall at Alaska's largest airport, another famous feline steps in to pay the veterinarian bills for Mayor Stubbs, the recently wounded cat mayor of Talkeetna, and Craig Medred follows Jon Krakauer further "Into the Wild."
Newsweek from the North: Aviation community grapples with uptick in deadly accidents, movement to repeal marijuana prohibition emboldened, an Anchorage puppet master passes and wildcatters find new ways to squeeze oil from old Cook Inlet.