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Tables were tipped over, items were knocked from shelves, chairs were thrown about, and laptops ended up on the ground in a burglary and vandalism at the Aniak library, Alaska State Troopers reported Monday.

Lisa Demer
Seismic activity within the Shishaldin volcano, located on Alaska's Aleutian Island, increased overnight Sunday. Small explosions within the volcano have been occurring steadily for months, the Alaska Volcano Observatory said Monday.Laurel Andrews
Cook Inlet Tribal Council President and CEO Gloria O’Neill and E-Line Media founder and President Alan Gershenfeld spoke to WIRED.co.uk in an interview about "Never Alone: Kisima Ingitchuna," the ground-breaking video game the two organizations produced based on Alaska Native culture.Alaska Dispatch News
For the state's (and nation's) largest fishery -- Alaska pollock -- the Eastern Bering Sea stock has more than doubled its 10-year average to top 9 million tons, or 20 billion pounds. And the stock is healthy and growing, according to annual surveys. Laine Welch
Karen Rehfeld, Office of Management and Budget director since 2007, retired Friday after 35 years with the state.Associated Press
Hilcorp Corp. is getting into the liquefied natural gas plant business in Alaska.Associated Press
A number of committees submitted numerous ambitious goals for the incoming administration of Gov.-elect Bill Walker, including possibly suspending some of the state's numerous mega-projects pending financial review and balancing the state's budget by the end of his term.Alex DeMarban

A number of committees submitted numerous ambitious goals for the incoming administration of Gov.-elect Bill Walker, including possibly suspending some of the state's numerous mega-projects pending financial review and balancing the state's budget by the end of his term.

Alex DeMarban
Lynne Curry handles questions straight out of the Regina George playbook: How to handle the coworker who insults your outfit, and why "you can't sit with us" doesn't work at work.Lynne Curry
Alaskans are embracing CrossFit workouts, with "boxes" popping up in strip malls and industrial parks around the state. The low-cost, low-tech gyms are affordable to open, and the intense workouts, popular with hard-core athletes, are increasingly attracting a broader range of fans of all ages.Sean Doogan

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