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Alaska and Yukon Headlines

No place to 'go': Most Anchorage parks lack bathrooms

Sun, 2014-07-13 19:10
No place to 'go': Most Anchorage parks lack bathrooms In the course of many years, the number of permanent restroom facilities in Anchorage's public parks and trails has been shrinking, leaving a growing problem with people unsure where to relieve themselves -- and sometimes calling for desperate measures.July 13, 2014

Alaska rodeo promoter gored by steer, wins event anyway

Sun, 2014-07-13 18:35
Alaska rodeo promoter gored by steer, wins event anyway Rodeo promoter Frank Koloski is a "little embarrassed" about being gored in the stomach by a steer at his own rodeo in Eagle River this weekend.July 13, 2014

Alaska Baseball League roundup for games through Saturday, July 12

Sun, 2014-07-13 18:31
Alaska Baseball League roundup for games through Saturday, July 12 The Fairbanks Goldpanners stunned the Glacier Pilots with a 19-run inning in a 26-7 win, and the Chugiak Chinooks won a second straight game Saturday in the Alaska Baseball League. July 13, 2014

Goldpanners rack up 19 runs against Pilots in single inning

Sun, 2014-07-13 18:00
Goldpanners rack up 19 runs against Pilots in single inning The Fairbanks Goldpanners plumped up their batting stats Saturday in a 26-7 win over the Anchorage Glacier Pilots that included a 19-run second inning. July 13, 2014

Mario Chalmers to stay with Miami Heat

Sun, 2014-07-13 16:14
Mario Chalmers to stay with Miami Heat Anchorage's Mario Chalmers, the only Alaskan to win an NBA championship, said Sunday that he is staying with the Miami Heat.July 13, 2014

Mariner trying to sail Northwest Passage rescued after sailboat gets stuck in sea ice near Barrow

Sun, 2014-07-13 15:08
Mariner trying to sail Northwest Passage rescued after sailboat gets stuck in sea ice near Barrow A man attempting to sail his 36-foot sailboat through the Northwest Passage was rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Saturday after his boat became trapped in Arctic sea ice northeast of Barrow.July 13, 2014

In a loaf of bread, a story of culture

Sun, 2014-07-13 13:15
In a loaf of bread, a story of culture You can learn a lot about a country’s culture through the types of breads its people eat.July 13, 2014

Video: Fairbanks dump shoppers

Sun, 2014-07-13 10:55
Video: Fairbanks dump shoppers

In Fairbanks, several waste transfer sites are popular places for residents hunt for items to reclaim and recycle.

July 13, 2014

In Fairbanks, it's not dumpster diving, it's dump shopping

Sun, 2014-07-13 10:54
In Fairbanks, it's not dumpster diving, it's dump shopping Fairbanks is home to a thriving community of dumpster divers. The borough's 14 transfer sites attract artists and opportunists, coupon clippers and hoarders, who say that that the sites provide an invaluable resource to the Interior community.   July 13, 2014

Readers write: Letters to the editor, July 13

Sun, 2014-07-13 05:15
Readers write: Letters to the editor, July 13 LETTERS: Readers weigh in on Medicaid expansion, hospital care and Joe Miller. July 13, 2014

On TV in Anchorage

Sat, 2014-07-12 22:30
On TV in AnchorageCheck out local listings for Sunday and MondayJuly 12, 2014

In the area

Sat, 2014-07-12 22:28
In the areaWhat's happening in sports and recreation around AnchorageJuly 12, 2014

Colchester, Columbia remain unbeaten in BP Invitational

Sat, 2014-07-12 21:58
Colchester, Columbia remain unbeaten in BP Invitational Semifinal games are set for Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium in the American Legion tournament.July 12, 2014

Alaska Sports Digest for July 12

Sat, 2014-07-12 21:10
Alaska Sports Digest for July 12 Find results from the Fireweed 400 cycling races, the Chena Lakes Triathlon and news about a UAA volleyball signing.July 12, 2014

Decay prevalent among Alaska's 10 most endangered historic buildings

Sat, 2014-07-12 20:35
Decay prevalent among Alaska's 10 most endangered historic buildings Ten structures have been named the "most endangered historic properties" in Alaska, but saving them is a much more daunting prospect than just identifying them.July 12, 2014

ArtBeat: Lights go out, show goes on at Opera Fairbanks' 'L'Italiana'

Sat, 2014-07-12 20:28
ArtBeat: Lights go out, show goes on at Opera Fairbanks' 'L'Italiana' Intermission was coming to a close at the July 5 performance of Opera Fairbanks’ “L’Italiana in Algeri” when someone drove into a power pole and knocked out the electricity.July 12, 2014

Chris Thompson: Does the length of the sermon matter?

Sat, 2014-07-12 20:24
Chris Thompson: Does the length of the sermon matter? Christian churches, as a rule, have a long and glorious history of lengthy sermons, often an hour or two long. But many famous preachers and theologians consistently deliver excellent, Bible-based sermons in a 20-minute timeframe.July 12, 2014

Alaska whale, a grandmother of 3, was killed by ship strike, scientists suspect

Sat, 2014-07-12 20:08
Alaska whale, a grandmother of 3, was killed by ship strike, scientists suspect Known as Max, Aequorea or simply No. 539, the whale was known for frequenting Southeast Alaska's Icy Strait as well as Glacier Bay, where she was first documented in 1975.July 12, 2014

Bear Paw Classic: 'It is Eagle River’s Heart Run'

Sat, 2014-07-12 19:53
Bear Paw Classic: 'It is Eagle River’s Heart Run' The Bear Paw Festival is part Alaska State Fair, part Fur Rendezvous and totally Eagle River — a five-day event with a small-town feel.July 12, 2014

Arctic air clearer after Soviet Union's collapse, long-term study says

Sat, 2014-07-12 19:14
Arctic air clearer after Soviet Union's collapse, long-term study says The clouds of black carbon soiling snow and ice in Finland’s Arctic region have diminished significantly since the middle of the 20th century, a change attributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union and the cessation of some of the most polluting industrial practices in northwestern Russia, according to a new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.July 12, 2014