As the Alaska National Guard sexual misconduct and leadership scandal evolves into a major issue in his re-election bid, Gov. Sean Parnell is confronting two key questions: When did he learn about problems in the guard, and did he respond effectively? The record shows that Parnell took nearly his entire four-year term to remove officials at the top of the guard and its related civilian department.
More than 90 percent of Alaskans applied for this year's $1,884 Permanent Fund dividend. Why didn't the rest? Reasons range from principled positions to efforts at evading child support payments.Michelle Theriault Boots
A bigger property tax exemption for seniors and disabled vets plus contested races in Palmer, Wasilla and for the Mat-Su Assembly figure prominently in next week's Matanuska-Susitna Borough election. Zaz Hollander
Powerful autumn storms have sent surges of seawater as far as 20 miles inland onto the tundra of southwestern Alaska -- and such flooding is expected to become more frequent as the climate changes, a new study says.Yereth Rosen
Nearly 250 people crowded into the school commons to hear the latest on the long-proposed project that has pitted the School District against residents of a nearby subdivision who worry about increased traffic, noise and bright lights that they say will come with the stadium. Tegan Hanlon