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Best of the week

From Bethel's "fish trials" pitting science against religion to lucky Ice Classic two-time winners, here are a few of the best stories coming out of Alaska this week.

Craig Medred

From summer festivals to clam digging to Arctic dreams, here are some of Alaska Dispatch's best stories and photos of the week.

Craig Medred

News you can use: Alaskans who consider marijuana regulation a states' rights issue found a champion in "Uncle Don" Young, a young firefighter fascinated with snakes slapped with a federal felony charge and midnight sunlight shines on the wild discrepancies in fees charged among Alaska hospitals. 

Craig Medred

From the first brown bear attack of 2013 to the arrival of the Navy's new USS Anchorage to a study looking at shipping tar sands oil across the Arctic Ocean, here are some of Alaska Dispatch's best stories and photos from the past week.

Craig Medred

From a twist on off-the-grid living to thought-provoking commentary about tribal justice to a captivating photo essay of birds returning to Alaska, here are some of Alaska Dispatch's best stories and photos over the past week.

Craig Medred

From pro-wrestling Alaska-style to Arctic energy developments to a talented Alaska writer named a Pulitzer Prize finalist in fiction, here are some of our best stories and photos of the week at Alaska Dispatch.

Craig Medred

Miss a week of Alaska Dispatch, miss a world of news: Lawmakers moving toward slashing billions of dollars in taxes on oil companies to interviews with a serial killer to dreams of a "Bridge to Nowhere," to an offbeat but sad story of a fatal wild beaver attack.

Craig Medred

From news that Seattle's homeless -- not Alaska's homeless -- get to feast on king salmon bycatch to growing outrage over oil company-lawmakers' conflicts of interest, here are some of Alaska Dispatch's best stories and photo slideshows of the week.

Craig Medred

All the news that's fit to share: Gay marriage debate at the Supreme Court triggers a rally in Anchorage, myth-busting the need for bounties on sea otters, a troubling two-step involving Alaska's legislative leaders and the state's largest oil producer, sexual assault and domestic violence in the shadows and much more.

Alaska Dispatch staff

News from the 49th state: Alaska Senate greenlights the governor's oil tax cut, bureaucrats say Kikkan Randall isn't Alaskan enough for a PFD, the northern lights bedazzle the sky and an Iditarod dog death causes a kerfuffle.

Alaska Dispatch staff

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