Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is heading to Washington, D.C., to attend the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree lighting and to testify before a U.S. Senate committee.Associated Press
While Alaska struggles to put together a plan to export liquefied natural gas to Asian markets, a federal agency is already subsidizing competing LNG projects in two foreign countries targeting the same potential buyers.Pat Forgey
Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz said Tuesday that the city must drastically change the downtown bus station because of the crowd it attracted, only to have his news conference there interrupted by some of the regulars who go there daily.Devin Kelly

President Barack Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Bonnie Carroll, president of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday. 

Erik Hill
Alaska's partnership with TransCanada on the $55 billion Alaska LNG project ended Tuesday after the state bought out the pipeline company's interest for $65 million. Alex DeMarban
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski plans to fight the appointment of the next U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner over the agency’s decision that genetically modified salmon is safe to eat.Zaz Hollander
The Alaska Supreme Court ruled Friday that fishery managers did not follow state law before lowering the harvest limit of sockeye in a Southeast fishery and arresting state Sen. Albert Kookesh and three other fishermen. Pat Forgey
Hysterical Republican politicians in Alaska are going on panic-stricken rants about the Syrian refugee crisis, pretending to know what's really going on. Pete Kelly wants you to believe they're trying to install sharia law from Skagway to Shishmaref. Dermot Cole
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's "livid" at the federal Food and Drug Administration's approval of genetically modified salmon for human consumption.The Associated Press
The Alaska National Guard is calling on lawmakers to pass a new version of the state’s military justice code next year, which observers say would help fix a lack of accountability that allowed sexual harassment and other offenses to go unchecked.Nathaniel Herz