After six years of hearing statements from nearly 7,000 survivors and witnesses of abuse at Indian Residential Schools in Canada, three commissioners released their findings of "cultural genocide" Tuesday in a 360-page report. Yukoners gathered to hear the calls to action streamed live from Ottawa.Aimee O'Connor | Whitehorse Daily Star
A 37-year-old man -- wanted on two outstanding $20,000 warrants -- was arrested early Wednesday morning after an hourslong standoff, during which police say he falsely reported a shooting at a nearby address.Megan Edge
The Alaska House-Senate conference committee met for the first time Wednesday morning and formally laid out the budget dispute among lawmakers that’s kept them six weeks past the scheduled end of their legislative session. Then it recessed without taking any action.Nathaniel Herz
Layoffs for 10,000 Alaska state workers, as could happen if legislative budget negotiators remain stymied, may not provide all the cost savings hoped for if those laid-off workers keep collecting government checks.Pat Forgey
About 3,000 artifacts excavated during the historic Canadian Arctic Expedition are on loan to the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks, where they are being studied and copied to create a virtual collection.