OPINION: Gov. Walker seems determined to undo the progress made so far on moving Alaska's gas to market.

Rep. Mike Chenault
As part of its case against the EPA, lawyers for the Pebble mine partnership have sent out a flood of subpoenas to activists and organizations seeking years of emails and other communications.Alex DeMarban

At a lab in Barrow, researchers affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks are cutting into old Pacific walrus bones discovered at a site near Point Franklin on Alaska's Arctic coast. 

Erik Hill
In Oregon, the divide between urban places, which are booming — especially the state’s largest city, Portland — and rural ones, which are largely struggling, has often shaped the debate over guns and other social issues. Kirk Johnson

West honors senior swimmers during a dual meet with Service on Friday, October 2, 2015, at West. 

Erik Hill
The Seawolves, who barely mustered two goals per game last season, didn't sniff that Friday night in a 1-0 exhibition loss to Mount Royal of Calgary, Alberta, in Soldotna.Alaska Dispatch News
As part of a nationwide initiative that emphasizes lifelong health, federally managed outdoor agencies recently joined President Obama to launch the Every Kid in a Park Pass program, available through Aug. 31, 2016.Erin Kirkland
The Alaska Judicial Council will hold a public hearing at the state Supreme Court courtroom next week to hear from the 11 applicants for the Anchorage Superior Court.Alaska Dispatch News
In August, I attended the annual Eagle River Institute at St. John Orthodox Cathedral in Eagle and was fascinated to hear a series of lectures on “Christianity in the Arab World” by Fr. George H. Shaloub. Before returning to his home in Michigan, Fr. Shaloub fielded some questions on religious diversity, eschatology, monasticism, and marriage.Chris Thompson
Bristol Bay drift gillnet permits took the biggest hit after another huge sockeye run ran into a perfect storm of backlogged markets, depressed global currencies and record imports of foreign farmed fish. Bay fishermen were shocked to earn a base price of 50 cents a pound, down from $1.34 last summer. Laine Welch