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
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.
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
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 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.
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