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Two Anchorage men were critically injured when a small plane flying over the Iron Dog snowmachine race crashed near Rainy Pass Lodge on Alaska's Iditarod Trail.Colleen Mondor
Reversing course from a proposal made Friday, the committee said that funding for additional programs -- including benefits for home-schooled children, charter schools and residential schools -- would be on top of an extra $100 million going to schools this year.Pat Forgey
The Legislature is expected on Sunday to approve a complex gas pipeline bill that would trigger new negotiations with the oil companies on a project to tap into a vast North Slope resource and help sustain the Alaska economy for decades — if things go according to plan.Dermot Cole
When freshman quarterback Zach Lujan of Anchorage arrived at Chabot College in California he was fourth on the depth chartVan Williams
A prominent Southeast Alaska cultural leader says a Yale University museum that has held onto a pair of Tlingit carvings taken from Cape Fox more than a century ago should voluntarily return the items instead of waiting for tribal officials to make a formal request.Alex DeMarban
A new report says commercial maritime activity in Alaska's Arctic waters will likely be limited in the next decade due to high operating costs, lack of infrastructure, and limited demand for tourism.Yereth Rosen
The patrol vessel Stimson won't move to Kodiak, a move troopers had proposed to save money. Meanwhile a second vessel, the 120-foot Wolstad will be replaced by a smaller vessel.Jim Paulin
A 25-year-old Dillingham man, visiting Togiak to speak to others about his recovery, has been charged with breaking into the village clinic and stealing several prescription drugs.Dave Bendinger
The Alaska Legislature enters the final two days of the legislative session with most of its major bills not quite ready for final action. Lawmakers prepared to work late into the night Saturday with the 90th day of the session arriving on Easter. Dermot Cole
Unplanned events -- like fixing or replacing a broken snowmachine -- come with the territory for scientists whose research takes them to broad, bare expanses of the North Slope's coastal plain.Ned Rozell

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