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Coast Guard boats, aircraft and personnel from Alaska assisted in the recovery of a Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel that was disabled off the northern British Columbia coast.

Jerzy Shedlock
OPINION: Six steps to rebuild Alaska National Guard include requiring both the governor and lawmakers to wake up.Laurie Hummel
OPINION: Six steps to rebuild Alaska National Guard include requiring both the governor and lawmakers to wake up.Laurie Hummel
Bill Diehl's desire to one day fly an airplane began when he was just six years old, and eventually that fascination with aviation led to Diehl designing and manufacturing the Arctic Tern, with dozens of the aircraft produced in Alaska.Rob Stapleton
Bill Diehl's desire to one day fly an airplane began when he was just six years old, and eventually that fascination with aviation led to Diehl designing and manufacturing the Arctic Tern, with dozens of the aircraft produced in Alaska.Rob Stapleton
Some Nunavut leaders are pushing for a ban on selling caribou meat on social media as herds in the region decline, reports CBC.Alaska Dispatch News

In the runup to the Nov. 4 general election, Alaska Dispatch News asked candidates for state and federal offices questions on a range of issues. Here are there responses. 

Alaska Dispatch News
At least one chapter of the Ebola saga neared a close Sunday, as most of the dozens of people who had direct or indirect contact here with Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola, had been told by officials they were no longer at risk of contracting the disease.Manny Fernandez and Kevin Sack
Before you label an employee a hypochondriac, take a moment to consider what rights she has to ensure her concerns are addressed appropriately.Lynne Curry
Environmentalists fear the new Russian military operations on Wrangel Island will harm the polar bears that use the area for denning and raising their cubs. Thomas Nilsen, Barents Observer

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