The Alaska Commission of Judicial Conduct on Tuesday charged Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley with making inappropriate statements toward witnesses, victims and other parties during court proceedings over the course of two years.Laurel Andrews
Texas relies on a state’s total population, rather than eligible voters, to draw voting districts. In effect, that means voters in some districts have more voting clout than in other districts.Warren Richey

Bluegrass fans spent three days at the Trapper Creek Bluegrass Festival enjoying the music, dancing, camping and hanging out with fellow fans in Trapper Creek, Alaska, starting on Friday, May 22, 2015. 

Bob Hallinen
Some individual projects cost less than $1,000 and will employ the services of Eagle Scouts to ensure they happen, while the most expensive costs $40,000.   Mike Campbell
Alaska's junior Senator, Dan Sullivan, will join a U.S. Senate delegation led by Arizona Sen. John McCain that will visit Vietnam and Singapore this week.Associated Press
A group that includes the administration of Mayor Dan Sullivan, police and transit officials and the Anchorage Community Development Authority are exploring ways to make the troubled transportation hub safer and more welcoming. Devin Kelly

The Denali Brewing Company, located near Talkeetna, has grown to become one of the largest brewing companies in Alaska in recent years.

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For days now, Bethel residents have been watching the Kuskokwim River and Facebook, checking with friends and testing the waters for any sign of smelt, the first fresh fish of the year. On Monday, May 25, 2015, the sparkly little fish started hitting Bethel. 

Lisa Demer
As traffic increases in the narrow strait between the Pacific and Arctic Oceans, new safety and environmental protections are needed, advocates say.Yereth Rosen
As part of the FAA's ongoing transition to the NextGen satellite-based air traffic system, it has proposed eliminating 28 redundant or under-utilized instrument approaches in Alaska, and it wants to hear from pilots in the state about the possible changes.Colleen Mondor