A report released Tuesday questions the fairness of the Environmental Protection Agency process that led to its pre-emptive decision to block a water discharge permit for the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska. 

Erica Martinson
I'm in rural Alaska, and my Anchorage-based supervisor has short-timer syndrome. And since I don't have the authority to approve trips or new hires, her negligence is really hurting my team.Lynne Curry
Bristol Bay drift gillnet permits took the biggest hit after another huge sockeye run ran into a perfect storm of backlogged markets, depressed global currencies and record imports of foreign farmed fish. Bay fishermen were shocked to earn a base price of 50 cents a pound, down from $1.34 last summer. Laine Welch
A reader co-owns a business with her husband. They've groomed their daughters to take over. But while one daughter works hard, the other -- despite less effort and more attitude -- gets better results. Lynne Curry
Sonic Corp. said it will offer indoor seating at its Alaska restaurants as it builds 10 locations throughout the state in the next seven years.Sean Doogan
Jay Willoughby's decision marks the second top-tier departure from the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. this year, following the departure of executive director Mike Burns in June and his death the following month.Jeannette Lee Falsey
Krispy Kreme's first Alaska store is set to open in 2016 in a new Muldoon building that will also house a BurgerFi restaurant and a Body Renew gym.Sean Doogan
Anchorage businesses and workers were honored Friday for community service and entrepreneurial/business excellence at the annual Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Gold Pan Awards.Alaska Dispatch News
A workplace saboteur tried to win my allegiance and thought he'd succeeded -- until I failed to take his side in front of our supervisor. Now he and his allies label me a "teacher's pet" and are giving me the cold shoulder.Lynne Curry
The deal, if approved by Congress, would phase out import tariffs and regulations that limit trade, and impose uniform labor and environmental requirements on 12 countries, which include Japan and Australia.Erica Martinson