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How do you deal with a colleague who's competing with you for a job you may not even be interested in, and whose insults seem to be be sticking? Here are three strategies.

Lynne Curry
In a sign the honeymoon may be nearing an end for Gov. Bill Walker, an Alaska tribal government is blasting him for promoting a ConocoPhillips project that would result in the first oil production from federal lands in the nation’s largest undeveloped reserve.Alex DeMarban
A canceled Alaska ferry dock project in the Canadian port of Prince Rupert has been a focus of a high-level dispute over U.S.-Canada trade policy, but Alaska officials say Canada's stance on the project will mostly hurt Canadian workers.Pat Forgey
The coldest weather of the winter so far is expected to descend on Southcentral Alaska Sunday night, with temperatures hitting 25 below in some parts of East Anchorage, the National Weather Service said.Alaska Dispatch News
A new approach to measuring methane leaks revealed that the Boston area alone lost enough natural gas during one year to fuel 200,000 homes.Pete Spotts
Every day, a tiny army of outreach workers tries to lift homeless alcoholics from Anchorage streets. In the past, a sober life has always been the goal. But a controversial approach called Housing First is challenging that thinking.Michelle Theriault Boots and Marc Lester
Alexandra West created a “fish carcass disposal system” to filter fish waste back into the water and prevent bear-human conflict. She's the first student UAA to be the sole inventor listed on a patent. Tegan Hanlon
A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Massachusetts starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.Verena Dobnik
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has staked her claim in the Senate despite a controversial start in that body, including winning a hard-fought write-in campaign in 2010, and assuming leadership in the energy committee.Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Hearst Newspapers
The Federal Subsistence Board voted to allow gillnetting primarily targeting sockeye salmon on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, though the potential to harvest other species of fish, like Dolly Varden and the beleaguered king salmon, was a sticking point in the discussion.Rashah McChesney and DJ Summer | Peninsula Clarion

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