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In the opener of the best-of-3 Top of the World Series for Alaska Baseball League supremacy, the Fairbanks Goldpanners throttled the Mat-Su Miners 14-0 on Tuesday night.Alaska Dispatch News
A free basketball camp for kids in grades 3-8 is offered Tuesday at North Star Elementary School.Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: Columnist Mike Dingman argues that because oil is so important to Alaska, cutting taxes on production upholds the constitutional requirement that Alaska's resources be developed for maximum benefit of its people.Mike Dingman

South Post 4 entered the American Legion Alaska state tournament with the worst league record of eight teams vying for the title. After a dominating performance Tuesday afternoon at Mulcahy Stadium, South now owns the best record in the tournament and will play in the championship game Thursday as the only undefeated team left.

Mike Nesper
Gabriel Carreon won the overall title at the Chugiak Open for junior golfers on Monday, and Max Escobedo won the 13-14 division.Alaska Dispatch News
South will play for the American Legion state title against either Juneau or Dimond. Mike Nesper
Couple's motto: "Work hard with a purpose, save money, don’t worry too much, save money, sleep outside, ride a bike, don’t buy stuff, don’t worry, ride a bike, save money, work hard and eventually quit your job because your life is more important."Alaska Dispatch News
Even for an Alaskan living in Anchorage I don’t get the sense that I am a speck on a vast landscape as often as I’d hope. I was awed and excited. As we walked, I heard “wow!” and “this is amazing” from the visitors. Alli Harvey
Mud and blood are good. They are what Alaskans get when they embrace the land. They indicate a full freezer or a stuffed smokehouse heading into winter.Craig Medred
Scientists watch as the Mendenhall Glacier, a popular visitor stop in Southeast Alaska, continues to retreat. What will happen to tourism when it disappears from view?Pat Forgey
Southcentral Foundation on Tuesday announced construction for a new building in Anchorage that will house several health programs, including a growing initiative designed to help those who have experienced domestic violence, abuse and neglect.Tegan Hanlon
A month before Buccaneer Energy filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy laws May 31, its biggest lender entered a “sham transaction” to circumvent Australian law, according to a court filing in Texas.Dermot Cole
OPINION: SB 21 serves the Big Three oil companies because it cuts competition and does nothing to produce more oil. SB 21 does not serve Alaskans.Rep. Paul Seaton
The government has sued a former Alaska man for filing bogus financial documents seeking nearly $1 billion against Social Security Administration employees.Jerzy Shedlock
OPINION: Some so-called Christians turn a deaf ear to Christ's words about children when those children are from south of the border. Pictured: Protesters in San Antonio call for help for immigrants, illegal or not.Elise Patkotak
OPINION: Alyeska Pipeline chief Tom Barrett says a no vote on SB 21 repeal recognizes the reality and contribution of oil in Alaska.Tom Barrett
The new entrance of Anchorage’s massive, inflated indoor track and playing fields is eye-catching, designed to encapsulate youth and fun. It’s also the latest step in a rebranding effort.Devin Kelly

Couple's motto: "Work hard with a purpose, save money, don’t worry too much, save money, sleep outside, ride a bike, don’t buy stuff, don’t worry, ride a bike, save money, work hard and eventually quit your job because your life is more important."

Alaska Dispatch News
Residential customers stand to receive refunds of about $3.60 due to a rate increase that the Regulatory Commission of Alaska said was too high, while commercial customers could see refunds of about $194.Sean Doogan

UAA on Tuesday revealed its 2014 class for the Seawolf Hall of Fame: Peter Bullock, Eric Strabel and Tim Molle.

Doyle Woody