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Alaska schools are being offered what Senate Republican leaders are saying is generous funding for next year, but it is less than school advocates say Alaska schools need to stave off another year of teacher and other cuts.
Pat Forgey
Sarah Donohoe, a Juneau resident attending the University of Portland, is one of just 59 U.S. college students recognized this year by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.
Alaska Beat
Though significantly lower in height than Everest, Mount McKinley climbing is rendered difficult by the mountain's extreme northern location. It's much colder than Everest, too. 
Craig Medred
It's crunch time in the Legislature, and although much of the wheeling and dealing is being done behind closed doors, constituents can track the official progress of the bills they care about using the BASIS online tool.
Pat Forgey
OPINION: Having an issue with Republican Party leadership is understandable, but that's no excuse to smear a good candidate with a long history of public service in a host of elected offices because he doesn't satisfy an unattainable purity test.CommentaryJim Colver
ANALYSIS: State officials say there is a public interest in keeping the Petro Star refineries in business, which is why they support a subsidy plan. No one has said that the Tesoro refinery is likely to shut down, though, which is a good reason to take Tesoro out of the bill.VoicesDermot Cole
OPINION: Instead of leaving Alaska's fate in the hands of the federal justices, let's make a statement together -- Alaska is a place that accepts, loves, and provides equal opportunity to all Alaskans. CommentaryHollis French

News & Politics

Alaskan claimed 'unbearable' physical disability, went fishing

Despite claiming disability over the course of five years, he allegedly went dip netting and fishing. Now Amancio Zamora Agcaoili Jr. has been indicted for fraud and stealing money from the government.Jerzy Shedlock

Arctic

Law enforcement in northern Canada: Booze seized in Northwest Territories, new 911 service eyed in Yukon

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police found vodka, beer and other contraband in vehicles stopped on winter roads. Yukon officials, meanwhile, are hoping to expand 911 service beyond the Whitehorse area. CBC News

Voices

Colver responds: Falsehoods, smear attacks distract from issues facing District 9

OPINION: Having an issue with Republican Party leadership is understandable, but that's no excuse to smear a good candidate with a long history of public service in a host of elected offices because he doesn't satisfy an unattainable purity test.Jim Colver

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