- Walker's tax proposals land with thud in Alaska Legislature Updated: May-26-16 7:42 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker's newly repackaged tax proposals have landed with a thud in the Alaska Legislature, with criticism over having all the pieces rolled together and questions about the overall impact.
- Hydaburg man charged with assault with splitting maul Updated: May-26-16 11:50 am
HYDABURG, Alaska - A southeast Alaska man has been charged with felony assault after a dispute at a home in the village of Hydaburg.
- Hopkins resigns from gas line board for Alaska Senate run Updated: May-25-16 7:14 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Luke Hopkins, who was narrowly confirmed to the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. last month, has resigned from that post to run for the state Senate.
- Ex-Arizona lawmaker pleads not guilty to murder in Alaska Updated: May-25-16 5:55 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - A former Arizona state legislator has pleaded not guilty to fatally shooting a man during a hunting trip near Juneau.
- The Latest: Gov: 'Modest' tax measures would have big impact Updated: May-23-16 9:32 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Latest on the Alaska Legislature's special session (all times local):
- Alaska editorials Updated: May-23-16 1:56 pm
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:
- Seward resident charged with firing shots at man Updated: May-23-16 11:53 am
SEWARD, Alaska - A 38-year-old Seward man has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting Saturday morning at a remote site 60 miles north of the city.
- The Latest: Body identified as missing Gambell woman Updated: May-20-16 5:57 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Latest on the death of a missing Gambell woman:
- Man dies while being sought for questioning in disappearance Updated: May-20-16 5:43 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A man sought for questioning in the disappearance of a remote Bering Sea island woman killed himself before he could be questioned by Alaska State Troopers, authorities said Friday.
- Search to resume for Texas man missing at Alaska lake Updated: May-20-16 2:20 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A search was to resume Friday for an Air Force airman from Texas man missing on a kayaking trip at an Alaska lake.
- Boy suffers accidental gunshot wound while hunting near Tok Updated: May-19-16 11:35 am
TOK, Alaska - A boy is recovering from an accidental shooting near Tok (tohk).
- Man believed to be ex-Arizona lawmaker held in Alaska death Updated: May-17-16 10:33 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A man believed to be a former Arizona state legislator who has spent the last month as a day laborer in Alaska's capital city has been accused of killing a man in a hunting party after a day of drinking.
- Department of Law fights House substitution in Medicaid case Updated: May-17-16 7:18 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Attorneys for Gov. Bill Walker are fighting an attempt to prolong litigation challenging Walker's authority to expand Medicaid unilaterally.
- Juneau man held on murder charges in shooting at rural cabin Updated: May-17-16 4:23 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 53-year-old Juneau man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man at a remote southeast Alaska cabin.
- Alaska governor signs bill clearing way for Dave & Buster's Updated: May-17-16 2:49 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker has signed into law legislation that would clear the way for the restaurant Dave & Buster's to do business in Alaska.
- Alaska man convicted of murder in death of 2 troopers Updated: May-16-16 8:24 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A rural Alaska man who shot two state troopers to death was convicted Monday of two counts of first-degree murder.
- Negotiators advance compromise marijuana legislation Updated: May-16-16 4:24 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska House and Senate negotiators have advanced legislation that would give unincorporated communities the ability to hold elections to decide whether to prohibit legal marijuana businesses.
- Couple drowns while launching boat into Yukon River Updated: May-16-16 12:09 pm
MARSHALL, Alaska - A man and woman drowned Friday afternoon as they attempted to launch a boat into the Yukon River in the village of Marshall.
- Injured hiker rescued after 200-foot fall on Mount Juneau Updated: May-16-16 9:00 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - A hiker was rescued from Mount Juneau on Friday after he slipped near the peak and tumbled about 200 feet, suffering injuries to his head and shoulder area, authorities said.
- House approves bill to rewrite oil, gas credits Updated: May-14-16 3:57 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Alaska House of Representatives has approved legislation that would phase out most existing oil and gas tax credits.
- Policing the bird highway Updated: May-14-16 8:18 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - On a nice, sunny day in the 1960s, air taxi pilot Dick Hamlin picked up two women and their babies to take them to a logging camp on Kasaan Bay. As the air taxi approached Grindall Island, Hamlin noticed an eagle in the air, watching the plane.
- Jury hears closing arguments in Alaska troopers murder trial Updated: May-13-16 7:31 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Nathanial Kangas reacted impulsively when he shot and killed two Alaska State Troopers at his home in the village of Tanana, his attorney told jurors at Kangas' murder trial Friday.
- Alaska Legislature approves criminal justice system changes Updated: May-13-16 7:08 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Alaska Legislature has approved sweeping changes to the state's criminal justice system.
- Proposal would halt distribution of cruise ship head tax Updated: May-12-16 9:19 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The state would not distribute cruise ship passenger taxes during the coming budget year to communities where ships stop under a proposal approved by House and Senate negotiators.
- Carney named to replace Fabe on Alaska Supreme Court Updated: May-12-16 7:28 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The law degree was impressive, but it was what Susan Carney did with it that helped get her a seat on the Alaska Supreme Court.