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Oil giant BP will cut close to one-fifth of its Alaska workforce of employees and direct contractors as a result of the sale of a chunk of its Alaska assets to Hilcorp, the company announced Monday.

Alex DeMarban
Authorities said they do not yet know what caused the fire at the abandoned Pentecostal Holiness Church early Monday morning.Lisa Demer
Wasilla police shot and killed a 23-year-old man after responding to a possible domestic disturbance on the city’s western edge early Monday morning, an agency spokesman said.Zaz Hollander
Troopers say they rescued two hunters whose boat capsized in Lake Louise after responding to a report of an activated locator beacon. A third missing hunter was later located but couldn't be revived.Jerzy Shedlock
Caribou herds in parts of northern Canada are in severe decline, forcing First Nations groups to make hard choices about subsistence hunting.Alaska Dispatch News
To show off the locally made products available to Alaska homebuilders and house hunters, a new Anchorage home was built with a challenge: Incorporate as many made-in-Alaska products as possible.Sean Doogan
When you get a reference call for a former employee who had a good record but a bad exit, it's better to offer a complete picture of his job performance than to just say "no comment."Lynne Curry
Fish on! The lure of reaching a statewide audience was too much to pass up for U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan, who will be at the Oct. 1 fisheries debate at Kodiak after all.Laine Welch
Updates to Alaska landlord-tenant laws go into effect Sept. 15, with changes to rules governing pets, water service, PFD garnishment and other matters affecting property owners and renters.Barbara Ramsey,Clair Ramsey
Student-veteran population at Alaska’s two largest university campuses is increasing at rates that outpace the growth of total enrollment. Tegan Hanlon