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Month-to-month GCI subscribers will see an increase of between $6.25 and $6.76 per month, depending on where they live. Sean Doogan
A Barrow man was indicted Thursday for the murder of Barrow assistant district attorney Brian Sullivan. On Friday, the Attorney General's office announced that a fund had been set up for Sullivan's three daughters. Laurel Andrews
A federal judge dismissed three claims and a portion of a fourth out of five claims the city of King Cove and the state brought against the federal government over its decision to prevent construction of a  road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, giving residents access to the Cold Bay airport.Alaska Dispatch News
The company seeking state help for a 200-mile one-lane road to mining prospects in Northwest Alaska says “substantial doubt exists as to our ability to continue as a going concern,” a statement it has repeated to investors as recently as Oct. 14.Dermot Cole
In another victory for tribal rights in Alaska, the Interior Department has issued a new rule that will allow it to take land into trust for Alaska Native tribes and individuals with Native allotments, a move that will help secure the lands for new opportunities including housing, schools and economic development, the Obama administration said. Alex DeMarban
The company agreed last week to plead guilty to eight felony criminal counts and to pay $12.2 million -- $8.2 million in penalties and $4 million for a community service payment -- for environmental and safety violations during Shell’s mishap-laden 2012 drilling season.Yereth Rosen
The state-backed plan for a 200-mile road to a mining prospect in northern Alaska sparked intense debate among dozens of tribal and village leaders who questioned the potential impact on their way of life. Dermot Cole
While the Arctic in 2014 continued its long-term warming, much of the rest of the world was struck by wacky and extreme weather, and studies are underway to determine whether the trends are related, said scientists who released an annual report on the Arctic on Wednesday. Yereth Rosen
An investigating village public safety officer followed footprints in the snow to the home of two suspects in a burglary and vandalism at the Togiak medical clinic -- vandalism that knocked out the building's communication and electrical systems.Dave Bendinger | KDLG News
In 2010, President Obama temporarily withdrew offshore waters in the northern Aleutians and Bristol Bay from consideration for oil drilling, but that protection had been set to expire in 2017. Now it’s extended with no end date.Lisa Demer

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