Frank Ameduri, a veteran Democratic staffer who started as press secretary in July, urged the minority caucus to act more boldly and find a message it can stand behind, rather than spend its time “griping about the Republicans” who control the Legislature. Nathaniel Herz
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
Cheap flights offered in 2010 to two political candidates through Alaska money manager and anti-Pebble mine activist Bob Gillam violated state election law, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in upholding a fine against Gillam’s RBG Bush Planes.Lisa Demer
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’s congressional delegation agrees a "pause" on admitting Syrian refugees is in order. But Sen. Lisa Murkowski says it's unclear whether focusing on refugees is the best route to preventing an attack. Erica Martinson
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
Dan Fauske led the state-owned company charged with guiding construction of the proposed $55 billion natural gas pipeline from the North Slope. His resignation was read aloud at a Saturday morning meeting of the company’s board of directors.Nathaniel Herz
A new lawsuit in federal court seeks to overturn Alaska’s strict limits on donations to political candidates and groups using a pair of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions as precedents.Nathaniel Herz
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