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By a vote of 13-7 Tuesday, the Alaska Senate passed legislation that would allow out-of-state appointees of the governor to sit on the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation.
Pat Forgey
A woman claims that long-time Anchorage attorney Peter Walton breached a contract when his family reclaimed property that he had leased to her for 60 years. The two had allegedly made an agreement that Walton would provide Mia Tan with housing in return for companionship for the rest of his life.
Laurel Andrews
In a video making the rounds on the web, skier Reese Hanneman is towed behind an Aviat Husky aircraft through a snowfield. But is it legal?
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Colleen Mondor
If you could ask Vladimir Putin one question, what would it be? Submit it to Russian National Central Television's woman in Alaska, and the Russian leader may answer it in his annual, sit-down Q-and-A.Film & TVAlex DeMarban

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Native subsistence hunter may be Alaska's latest reality TV star

The idea behind “American River Renegades” was to feature people who make their living along the water. For PJ Simon, a Koyukon Athabascan who grew up at the foot of the Brooks Range, that means subsistence fishing and hunting. Alex DeMarban


Shipping company using drones in the Arctic

A Montreal company is using unmanned aircraft to scout out ice conditions, thus helping ships avoid trouble and extra expenses. Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic


Lawmakers should end Alaska courts' experiment in public shaming

OPINION: The rationalization for keeping dismissed criminal charges public is the very reason they need to be kept confidential: Too many people are not willing to believe that someone charged with a crime can be innocent. But hundreds of people are acquitted or have their cases dismissed each year.Marcelle McDannel