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At 3-0-1, UAA now heads to Maine for a nonconference weekend series against the winless Black Bears (0-4-0). UAF (4-0-0) is headed to Western Michigan (1-3-0).Doyle Woody
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

Courtney Lamb and Stephanie Pearson wed in an impromptu ceremony outside of the Midtown Anchorage Frontier Building Monday, a mere half-hour after picking up their marriage license from the Bureau of Vital Statistics. They were among the five couples who challenged Alaska’s same-sex marriage ban in May, arguing that the amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman denied them equal protection and due process rights.

Suzanna Caldwell
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
Stephanie Pearson and Courtney Lamb finally married Monday after a week of legal ping-pong as the state fought a judge’s order ending Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage.Suzanna Caldwell
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
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
The explosion in production from North Dakota and other Lower 48 areas has made oil prospects in the far north less economically attractive.Thomas Nilsen, Barents Observer
To avoid probate, some Alaskans have used trusts and gifting to transfer property on death. Now state law allows property owners to transfer their home on death without going through probate. Barbara Ramsey,Clair Ramsey
To recruit young entrants to sustain the Bering Sea crab fisheries, crab quota shareholders have devised a "right of first offer" system to make ownership more affordable and more accessible.Laine Welch
The National Weather Service said 0.6 inches fell at its Sand Lake facility Sunday night, topped by an additional 1.5 inches after midnight.Alaska Dispatch News

OPINION: Political ideologies aren't battle lines, and we can respectfully disagree if we abandon our own frustration.

Pat Race,Alaska Robotics
LETTERS: Readers hold forth on current events as Election Day approaches.Alaska Dispatch News

The Ontario Reign defeated the Alaska Aces 4-1 at the Sullivan Arena on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, on their way to a season-opening three-game series sweep of the defending Kelly Cup champions on their home ice.

Girdwood has not had a cemetery for decades, but a dedicated band of residents is fighting to get a new one built despite a complex set of legal, financial and environmental obstacles. Devin Kelly
OPINION: Contrary to what John Harmon claimed in a recent commentary, the Alaska Judicial Council’s opponents are the ones who engage in partisanship. Those special interests are now targeting the council itself rather than individual judges.Barbara Hood
The TERRA -- Terrestrial for Every Rural Region in Alaska -- project is an ongoing, multiyear endeavor to put better Internet, phone and television service in the hands of rural Alaskans, who have relied on spotty satellite connections until now. Jillian Rogers