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Alaska State Troopers say a snowmachiner suffered major injuries Saturday evening after he crashed while riding along a street in Houston.

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Beaufort Sea polar bears equipped in 2014 and 2015 with Fitbit-like devices and neck cameras revealed their daily routines to scientists studying their food needs.Yereth Rosen
Markus Potter founded and is artistic director for the NewYorkRep. He came to UAA's campus this week as part of the production for “Stalking the Bogeyman,” running April 1-24 on the UAA Mainstage.Kathleen McCoy
Members of Chugiak-Eagle River community councils say they're faced with an odd situation: The area with the most available land for marijuana businesses is a neighborhood that never wanted it in the first place.  Devin Kelly
The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near Hawk Inlet.Associated Press
Here are the highlights of the proposed Donlin Gold mine.Lisa Demer
After investing a fortune in community causes, Donlin Gold’s good name as a benefactor is bumping up against the enormity of what it proposes: a giant mine on a remote Southwest Alaska ridge.Lisa Demer
When the White House held a summit on earthquake resilience last week, Alaska was conspicuously absent, a sign of the state's struggle to catch up with other earthquake-prone places when it comes to preparedness. Erica Martinson
A former Fairbanks chiropractor was found guilty by a federal jury Friday of three out of five counts in a murder-for-hire case.Associated Press
Stronger winds and thinner ice are forcing Alaska polar bears to work harder to remain in Alaska, according to scientists who have studied increased movements of both sea ice and bears.Ned Rozell