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Truck crash blocks highway

A loaded tractor-trailer combination rolled over on Veterans Memorial Highway on Thursday morning.

Rafts of birds overwintering in the Bering Sea

Rafts of birds overwintering in the Bering SeaLike flecks of pepper on chowder, all of the spectacled eiders on the planet are now gathered amid sea ice and steaming open leads in the Bering Sea.

Upon filing settlement legislation, Walker drops Point Thomson lawsuit

Upon filing settlement legislation, Walker drops Point Thomson lawsuitGov. Bill Walker has introduced legislation clarifying the powers of the attorney general when settling litigation related to Alaska’s oil and gas resources.

House passes Arctic policy bill

House passes Arctic policy billThe bill lays out the state’s values concerning the Arctic, and provides a general sense of direction for how lawmakers would like to see it developed.

Layovers vital to Yukon Quest mushers, dogs

Layovers vital to Yukon Quest mushers, dogsAfter Yukon Quest mushers arrive in Dawson City, they drive their teams head across the Yukon River to a public campground, where handlers build elaborate camps for the dogs.

Sullivan stands with House on DHS funding

Sullivan stands with House on DHS fundingWhen it comes to Homeland Security funding, Sullivan says Democrats shouldn’t support Obama’s immigration policies.

Ketchikan opposes state’s motion for a stay

Ketchikan opposes state’s motion for a stayThe state has filed for a stay with the Alaska Supreme Court pending the state’s appeal of a lower court ruling in the borough’s lawsuit challenging the required local contribution for public education.

No longer in crisis, Sitka Community Hospital status still ‘urgent’

No longer in crisis, Sitka Community Hospital status still ‘urgent’Sitka Community Hospital has a new CEO, a new CFO; about a million dollars on hand; and no plans to ask for more money from the city.

Regulators stand behind Chukchi lease sale

Regulators stand behind Chukchi lease saleFederal regulators are suggesting that Shell’s disputed oil leases in the Chukchi Sea be left intact.

Juneau man “critical” after Mendenhall Valley assault

Juneau Police have charged a 48-year-old man with assault for allegedly beating another man so severely that he had to be medevaced to a hospital outside the city.