Today's News

JBER airman lands first confirmed king on Friday night at Ship Creek, one of several fish hauled in at the downtown fishing hole. Matt Tunseth
South improved to a conference-best 8-1 on Friday, while Dimond boosted its record to 5-4 on the second-to-last day of the Cook Inlet Conference season at Mulcahy Stadium.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaskans unleashed a month's worth of pent-up opinions on their legislators Friday, giving them an earful about what they think has happened since the last time a legislative committee heard public testimony.Pat Forgey

Photos from the Cook Inlet Conference Track and Field Championships held at Dimond High School on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Alaska Dispatch News
A hearing in Anchorage on Aug. 21 will feature testimony from both sides on Chuitna River water rights. Already, Alaska's Department of Natural Resources has received 7,500 comments in favor of water rights. Laine Welch
A mother pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that she physically and verbally assaulted her 15-month-old daughter during an Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Honolulu.Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
LETTERS: Readers weigh in on current events at home and abroad.Alaska Dispatch News
Known for having an adversarial relationship with the oil industry as a private attorney, Bill Walker made his first trip as governor to the state’s North Slope oil fields this week, taking a three-day tour of the widespread facilities and at times discussing prickly issues with oil officials.Alex DeMarban

Known for having an adversarial relationship with the oil industry as a private attorney, Bill Walker made his first trip as governor to the state’s North Slope oil fields this week, taking a three-day tour of the widespread facilities and at times discussing prickly issues with oil officials.

Loren Holmes
If you are visiting Anchorage or moving here, we have many religious worship options. All major religions in America are represented with convenient and often beautiful worship places, close to major hotels, many within walking distance.Chris Thompson
The Senate passed a bill Friday to give President Barack Obama authority to negotiate a trade deal that Alaska's senators hope will be a boon to the state's growing export market. Erica Martinson
Bartlett junior Fiona Pedrick led from start to finish to win the Cook Inlet Conference girls 3,200-meter title, and Dimond senior Chandler Lokanin bided his time and then unleashed a last-lap kick to win the boys title.Doyle Woody
OPINION: Sen. Mike Dunleavy has just managed to take legislation designed to empower children against sexual abuse and turn it into something that actually undermines that objective.Marcelle McDannel
A unique gift of land will preserve culturally significant settlements along the western shore of Cook Inlet near Tyonek.Zaz Hollander
OPINION: The "Rainy Day" is upon us, so let's use Permanent Fund earnings as they were intended to be used -- for dividends and government services. Brad Keithley
Mike Powers, chief executive officer of Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, plans to retire July 1, the hospital announced Friday.Alaska Dispatch News
The Defense Department announced plans Friday to site a new Long Range Discrimination Radar system to improve targeting for ballistic missile defense at Clear Air Force Station. Erica Martinson
OPINION: Medicaid expansion is a bad idea and a distraction from the real issue -- Medicaid reform. Rep. Wes Keller
When the reward is winning the Indianapolis 500 there are risks worth taking, the best drivers in the world agree.Lew Freedman

The intention of Seeking the Source is to collect a history of the trail and the neighborhoods that surround it. Eight artists have converged to contribute in their own ways to mapping the trail.

Tara Young