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Girdwood has not had a cemetery for decades, but a dedicated band of residents is fighting to get a new one built despite a complex set of legal, financial and environmental obstacles. 

Devin Kelly
The TERRA -- Terrestrial for Every Rural Region in Alaska -- project is an ongoing, multiyear endeavor to put better Internet, phone and television service in the hands of rural Alaskans, who have relied on spotty satellite connections until now. Jillian Rogers
Australian independent Linc Energy has completed early engineering for a potential development at the Umiat field and is moving toward commercialization of its Cook Inlet gas supplies.Eric Lidji
Like it or fear it, the sharing economy has come to Anchorage. Fans hail the operations of companies like Uber as economic evolution, while local governments struggle with how to keep such businesses safe and regulated.Sean Doogan
With details of investigative files chronicling widespread misconduct in the Alaska National Guard public, Gov. Sean Parnell met with Guard members Sunday afternoon in a closed-door session on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, officials said. Michelle Theriault Boots
Longtime Alaska politician Mark Begich is in the fight of his life to hold onto his U.S. Senate seat. Can he pull off a win against Dan Sullivan, the former state commissioner and attorney general who has never held elected office?Nathaniel Herz
The way the Discovery Channel is marketing a new show set in McCarthy called "Edge of Alaska" is rattling residents before it even airs. Zaz Hollander
What do reality TV, Zora Neale Hurston and "The Help" have in common? On the surface, not much. But if you’re Jervette R. Ward, a recently arrived English professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage, each is an avenue into a topic she cares deeply about -- the black female experience.Kathleen McCoy
After nearly two years of meetings and conferences in which members of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission heard from Arctic stakeholders, the group made another stop in Barrow to hear from delegates again before submitting their final report.Jillian Rogers

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