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An Anchorage woman was arrested early Sunday after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the chest at a South Anchorage park, police said.

Michelle Theriault Boots
Portions of the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea are close to 5 degrees F warmer than average -- conditions that in the past have had a significant impact on Alaska fisheries. Craig Medred
An Alaska Air National Guard HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter staffed by a team from the 212th Rescue Squadron from JBER searched for the plane and found the three occupants 1.2 miles from the crash site.  Michelle Theriault Boots
Police are looking for two men they say wounded six people, one critically, in an early morning shooting Sunday outside a downtown club, Anchorage police said. 
A regional household transportation survey, the first since 2002, began last week in Southcentral Alaska. This week, Anchorage's People Mover bus service will also begin onboard rider surveys. Devin Kelly
Each year, about 400 teachers are hired from outside Alaska to staff rural schools. Research shows that most of them will leave after a year or two on the job.Michelle Theriault Boots
A 58-year-old general contractor running for Wasilla mayor once stalked Las Vegas jail officers he says subjected him to horrific treatment. Wasilla officials say that plus other recent encounters with law enforcement by Loren Means give them pause. Zaz Hollander
Most Alaskans wouldn’t link the word opera with Unalakleet, a community of 700 located just at the mouth of its namesake river on Norton Sound. Maybe not, until now.Kathleen Mccoy
A summerlong hunt for a new city manager here will stretch into fall after the top candidate rejected the position Saturday.Lisa Demer

The 1,686-square-foot, two-story, single-family home was the star of the kickoff of the 50th annual Parade of Homes in Anchorage on Friday evening.