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5 things to know about the Alaska primary

5 things to know about the Alaska primaryTuesday's primary will decide the hard-fought, first-round battle for U.S. Senate in Alaska and whether to reinstate an oil tax system that was a legacy of Sarah Palin's short tenure as governor.

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in Petersburg

Transportation planners face skeptical crowd in PetersburgThe DOT officials were vetting a draft of the state’s latest plan for transportation for Southeast.

King salmon trolling ends on slow note

King salmon trolling ends on slow noteAfter an unprecedented two extensions, the summer king salmon season for trollers in Southeast is over.

Bethel man recovering from gunshot wound after altercation with police

Bethel man recovering from gunshot wound after altercation with policeA 31-year-old Bethel man is recovering after being shot by a police officer during an altercation Friday.

Coast Guard and DOT leaders visit Nome to hear needs

Coast Guard and DOT leaders visit Nome to hear needsIncreasing arctic traffic and emergency response needs prompted federal officials to visit Nome Friday to get a first-hand account of what's happening.

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exports

Sec. Moniz: We won’t be obstacle to Alaska gas exportsSecretary of Energy Ernest Moniz says the No. 1 way his department can help spur natural gas exports on the North Slope is by staying out of the way.

Teacher Bob Williams campaigns for lieutenant gov. in Juneau

Teacher Bob Williams campaigns for lieutenant gov. in JuneauWilliams and Hollis French are the only two Democrats for lieutenant governor on the primary election ballot

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge Young

Democrat Forrest Dunbar hopes to challenge YoungAnchorage Democrat Forrest Dunbar is hoping to challenge Don Young for Alaska’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

A kinder, gentler militia? Alaska’s movement rebrands

A kinder, gentler militia? Alaska’s movement rebrandsMilitia groups in the state are trying to show a different side to the movement.

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production tax

Voters to decide fate of Alaska oil production taxAlaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if their old system for taxing oil companies is better than the new one.