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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
At high tide, more water piles on top of geological faults, adding to the stress already there. If the fault is close to slipping, tides can trigger small tremors -- or, perhaps, larger quakes.Ned Rozell
The Alaska Bush Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints relies on teleconferencing to connect members in rural Alaska in services that span hundreds of miles.JoAnne Knight
Conservation groups have been cheering Gov. Bill Walker’s removal of several high-level officials at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, moves that signal a shift in the state’s approach to land management, permitting and public involvement.Nathaniel Herz
While Sen. Dan Sullivan wants to prohibit agents of the Environmental Protection Agency from carrying guns — an idea triggered by what he describes as a reckless armed raid on miners in Chicken — an independent $50,000 state investigation commissioned by former Gov. Parnell concluded that the agents were not reckless and did not act inappropriately.Dermot Cole
Anchorage's three leading mayoral candidates all have an opinion when it comes to marijuana, but all fall short of concrete plans for how to control the substance.Suzanna Caldwell
Along with increasing sea levels, melting glaciers are putting something else into the world’s oceans -- a huge load of organic carbon that could change marine ecosystems, says a newly published study by a team of mostly Alaska scientists.Yereth Rosen
The former Alaska governor turned reality TV star said in an interview Friday she's "really interested" in running for president.Robert Costa | The Washington Post

The nation’s northernmost national park says its new management plan will have to consider the effects of a new industrial road to the mining district of Ambler, the first road that would be constructed within its Maryland-sized boundaries.

Alaska Dispatch News
Mayor Dan Sullivan, part-owner of the downtown bar and restaurant McGinley’s Pub, said his first priority is increasing the amount of state alcohol tax revenues that go toward treatment programs, rather than creating a local tax. Devin Kelly

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