Land use: Department of the Interior makes over 1 million acres available for selection by the state and Doyon, an Alaska Native corporation.
Bear fans: The live Katmai bear cam is back online. So fun!
Public safety: Justice Department frees up millions for village public safety after the attorney general’s recent visit.
Wildfires: Smoke, haze, heat make for a lousy combination. Hold your breath.
Nordstrom shoppers: After 44 years, the Anchorage landmark is set to close. Generations of shoppers mourn.
College hockey: UAA, UAF hockey programs in question after their conference requests restructuring without Alaska teams.