Military recognition: A new totem pole on Prince of Wales Island honors Alaska’s veterans.
Polar bear tourism: The small village of Kaktovik sees a boom in visitors looking for polar bear encounters.
Sea lion rescue: A wayward sea lion spends four days lost in Sitka, is rescued and back at sea.
District 15: What the heck happened in Muldoon? There’s more to this primary election story, and Alaskans deserve to hear it.
Valley thieves: Smash-and-grab thefts escalate, residents jumpy.
Full PFDs: Crunch the numbers, and the 2018 PFD would have been around $3,000.
– Sarah Erkmann Ward, Blueprint Alaska