The administration of  Gov. Bill Walker is looking for a financial consultant to fact-check a proposal that Walker wants to use to bail out the state from its fiscal crisis.Nathaniel Herz
The White House will grant the nation's highest civilian honor to Bonnie Carroll, founder of an organization that provides support to grieving military families -- and the star of a true Alaska love story. Erica Martinson
Last week, hundreds of North Slope residents gathered at Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital in Barrow to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Arctic Slope Native Association, launched in 1965 by three Iñupiaq activists.Shady Grove Oliver | The Arctic Sounder
Former Mayor Alan Baker served less than two weeks in his elected role before resigning in an Oct. 29 letter, citing the mess of city government and its lack of record-keeping.Associated Press
When Sen. Lisa Murkowski heads back to Washington, D.C., this week, she’ll be tasked with defending the financial interests of the Last Frontier as Congress completes the first long-term transportation bill in a decade. Erica Martinson
Audie Setters, a Texas consultant hired last fall under former Gov. Sean Parnell but retained by Gov. Bill Walker, said his contract ended on Monday and was not renewed, part of an amicable parting as the project heads toward a possible slowdown.Alex DeMarban
Eight people -- including two private-practice lawyers, a tribal court judge and state Superior Court judges -- have applied for the forthcoming Alaska Supreme Court vacancy.Jerzy Shedlock
Three of the Alaska delegates free to support whomever they want as the Democrats' nominee for president say they still haven't made up their mind. The fourth has a preferred candidate, but isn't sharing yet.Becky Bohrer | Associated Press
Fed-up Barrow residents have started a campaign to recall embattled North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower, saying that her misconduct in office justifies her removal. Lisa Demer
Gov. Bill Walker is recommending a new role for the lead negotiator he hired to advance the $55 billion Alaska LNG project. Alex DeMarban