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A 20-year-old man faces various criminal charges after ramming into a Palmer-based Alaska State Trooper’s patrol vehicle twice last week. The initial responding officer was able to jump out of the way of John Allen Wolf’s Jeep, avoiding life-threatening injuries.

Jerzy Shedlock
Complaints about the Alaska National Guard that were brought to the governor’s office always went straight to the top -- to the adjutant general -- according to a former aide to Gov. Sean Parnell.Jill Burke,Richard Mauer
Nanwalek School, located on the southern tip of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, was the only school in the state to win the educational grant from technology company Apple. Laurel Andrews
State Rep. Lora Reinbold is on a mission to root out "Common Core," the new educational standards that have become a target of the tea party movement, from Alaska schools.Pat Forgey
The Mat-Su Borough Assembly has voted to opt into a statewide program that waives registration payments for owners of non-commercial trailers or vehicles at least 8 years old despite borough predictions the change could cost an estimated $3.6 million in lost revenue within three years.Zaz Hollander
The Republican U.S. Senate candidate has tapped into the speeches of former President Bill Clinton for one of his favorite lines in his campaign against Sen. Mark Begich.Dermot Cole
Allegations from the re-election campaign of Gov. Sean Parnell and DNR commissioner Joe Balash that challenger Bill Walker profited greatly from his work with the Alaska Gasline Port Authority are being disputed by the Walker camp and board members with AGPA.Alex DeMarban
Rep. Don Young and his Democratic opponent, Forrest Dunbar, a first lieutenant in the Army National Guard, agree that Young has accomplished a lot for Alaska during his decades in D.C.Dermot Cole
A large crowd turned out Wednesday to the final public meeting of Alaska's Medicaid Reform Advisory Group, with the majority weighing in on proposed limits on therapy visits, which some said they need to maintain an independent life.Tegan Hanlon