Politics

The Alaska Supreme Court on Monday allowed Medicaid expansion to start in Alaska Tuesday, expanding health care coverage to up to 40,000 low-income Alaskans as lawyers continue to battle about the legality of expansion.

Tegan Hanlon
With Sunday's announcement that Mount McKinley was being renamed Denali, Alaska businesses using the name "McKinley" are suddenly faced with a question: To keep the business name, or not? Laurel Andrews
Live Stream: "Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience," or GLACIER, in Anchorage.Alaska Dispatch News
President Barack Obama arrived in Anchorage Monday afternoon for a three-day trip to Alaska, with planned trips to Seward, Dillingham and Kotzebue.Alaska Dispatch News
President Barack Obama will film an episode of a wilderness survival show with TV outdoors star Bear Grylls during his trip to the Alaska, NBC announced Monday. Erica Martinson
As Obama pays a visit to Alaska to talk climate change and Arctic issues, it may be a preview of the U.S. stance during upcoming climate talks in Paris.Jeannette Lee Falsey
President Barack Obama may be traveling into unfriendly political territory as he heads north to Alaska Monday, but he has been slowly paving the way with announcements aimed at ensuring a welcoming populace.  Erica Martinson
It’s official: Denali is now the mountain formerly known as Mount McKinley. With the approval of President Barack Obama, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has signed a “secretarial order” to officially change the name of North America's highest peak.Erica Martinson
The president is expected to visit four Alaska communities during his visit to the 49th state. Alaska Dispatch News
State leaders in blood-red Alaska fear further restrictions as Obama prepares to visit, but he's earned points with efforts to highlight the Arctic, visit remote communities and allow offshore exploration. Alex DeMarban