To obtain approval for an increased gas offtake, the owners of the Prudhoe Bay field will need to convince the AOGCC commissioners that there is a net economic advantage to the state in allowing that increase.Alan Bailey | Petroleum News
Alaska’s remoteness, compared to the Lower 48 where opportunities for religious education abound, contributes to the problem of biblical and religious literacy, especially for those past high school age. But two major religious communities in Alaska have aggressively been addressing these deficiencies with in-state training opportunities.Chris Thompson
Claudia Kuzakin, 39, was killed Friday morning in the Mountain View neighborhood in what appeared to be a hit-and-run incident, Anchorage police said. No suspect had been identified as of Friday evening.Jerzy Shedlock,Tegan Hanlon
After a flurry of wolf attacks that killed dozens of sheep and lambs in Insjön and Sågmyra, in northern Sweden, over the past couple of weeks, the County Administrative Board has decided to authorize a protective hunt in the area. Radio Sweden
A social media war is brewing in South Anchorage Senate district where Jeff Landfield is challenging Sen. Lesil McGuire in the 2016 Republican primary.Devin Kelly
Some of Alaska’s social services agencies said this week they’re barely scraping by in the face of delayed grant funding by the state brought on by the late budget from the Legislature and a new state computer accounting system. Devin Kelly
The New York-based airline offers consistently lower fares for its seasonal service from Anchorage to Seattle, Portland and Long BeachScott McMurren

Adventurer and photographer Brian Weed was visiting a friend in Auke Bay near Juneau when he came across Boyd, a wild but tame raven. Boyd has a history of going from house to house begging for food. 

Alaska Dispatch News
The Peninsula Oilers generated a walk-off win over the Fairbanks Goldpanners on Wednesday night and the Mat-Su Miners handled the Anchorage Glacier Pilots.Alaska Dispatch News
Sunday is the final day of the regular season, but the Bucs and Miners will play for the ABL championship Monday and Tuesday in the Top of the World Series.Alaska Dispatch News