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Thomas Alley, 31, was contacted by troopers on July 17 after “he was reported to have exposed himself to highway traffic,” the AST said in a dispatch reporting his arrest Sunday.

 

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If there’s a metaphor for what’s going on within the walls of UAA’s theater department, a newborn might fit. What’s happening at UAA’s theater department is a massive changing of the guard. The legacy faculty who built the program, in fact, even built the UAA Fine Arts Building that opened in 1986, is now all gone.Kathleen McCoy
The regulations, if they survive the expected legal challenges, could shut down hundreds of coal-fired power plants and create a boom in the production of renewable energy.CORAL DAVENPORT and GARDINER HARRIS
The National Weather Service on Saturday declared this July the wettest on record for Alaska's capital city, with 10.4 inches of rain measured at Juneau International Airport.Tegan Hanlon
On Saturday morning, seven recent college graduates took off from Anchorage for Tokyo, where they'll prepare to teach English in towns across Japan as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.Tegan Hanlon
Should salmonberries that carpet the tundra be packed into gallon Ziplocs for sale? What about salmon harvested under subsistence rules, not commercial ones? A debate is raging over the sale of traditional Alaska Native foods.Lisa Demer

The 2015 Buddy Walk brought crowds to Clark Middle School to raise awareness about Down syndrome. 

Shelby Lum
Champion mushers and rookies alike met in downtown Fairbanks Saturday during the first day of signups for the 2016 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.Associated Press
A 61-foot dam that helped kill off the Eklutna River salmon run will finally be removed. Will the fish return one day?Rick Sinnott

On Saturday morning, seven recent college graduates took off from Anchorage for Tokyo, where they'll prepare to teach English in towns across Japan as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.

Tegan Hanlon