- Troopers: 1 dead, others injured, in Alaska highway crash Updated: Jul-31-15 7:52 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers say one person is dead and numerous others are injured in a highway crash involving at least seven vehicles, including a tour bus.
- Coast Guard honors teenage plane crash survivor Updated: Jul-31-15 7:50 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The U.S. Coast Guard has honored the teenage survivor of a plane crash near Juneau for helping other passengers and attracting the attention of rescuers.
- Some Alaska Natives allowed visa-free travel to Russian area Updated: Jul-31-15 6:50 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Some western Alaska Natives can again travel back and forth to Russia's Chukota region without a visa under a decades-old agreement that was recently revived.
- Troopers seize pot plants, grow equipment from Nome home Updated: Jul-31-15 6:20 pm
NOME, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers have seized marijuana with an estimated street value of $32,000 from a home outside Nome.
- With protest over, Shell prepares for Arctic Ocean drilling Updated: Jul-31-15 5:53 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Hours after a repaired Shell icebreaker eased past protesters in Oregon to join an Arctic drilling operation, the oil giant used other vessels in its flotilla to begin excavating off the coast of Alaska in hopes of confirming the presence of billions of barrels of crude below the ocean floor.
- New ruling on protective orders for Alaska Native tribes Updated: Jul-31-15 2:37 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Alaska Native tribes will no longer be forced to go the extra mile to have their domestic violence restraining orders enforced by the state.
- Service providers struggle amid state grant delay Updated: Jul-31-15 1:43 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Anchorage methadone clinic is turning people away as they wait for the state to send its grant award notice for the coming fiscal year.
- Mild winter lowers number of moose, car collisions Updated: Jul-31-15 10:31 am
KENAI, Alaska - Wildlife officials say the mild winter this year kept road visibility decent enough to save some moose and driver's lives.
- Anchorage man pleads guilty in 2014 death of girlfriend Updated: Jul-31-15 9:31 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Anchorage man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder after fatally shooting his girlfriend in his family's home last year.
- Health nonprofits strained by delay in grant payments Updated: Jul-31-15 7:04 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Some of Alaska's social service agencies say they are feeling strained finances caused by delayed state grant funding caused by the Legislature's late budget and expenditures on a new state computer accounting system.
- Police have person of interest in state credit card case Updated: Jul-30-15 8:39 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A state-issued credit card, reported missing from a state worker's desk, was used to withdraw $500 from a Juneau bank last month, police said.
- Cooling fan failure suspected in Aleutians emergency landing Updated: Jul-30-15 3:34 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A preliminary inspection conducted after the emergency landing of a Cathay Pacific flight at a remote air base in the Aleutian Islands indicates that an equipment cooling fan failed, the Hong Kong-based airline said Thursday.
- Anchorage doctor sentenced to prison for Medicaid fraud Updated: Jul-30-15 3:04 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Anchorage physician convicted of defrauding the government of Medicaid funding has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison.
- NTSB: No reported problems at takeoff for plane that crashed Updated: Jul-30-15 2:20 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The small plane that crashed during a scheduled commuter flight bound for the southeast Alaska community of Hoonah earlier this month took off with no reported problems, according to a preliminary report on the incident.
- University of Alaska Fairbanks cuts $20 million from budget Updated: Jul-30-15 1:53 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced it will cut $20 million from its budget this upcoming year.
- Alaska Editorials Updated: Jul-30-15 1:38 pm
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:
- Police say training will produce loud noises in Anchorage Updated: Jul-30-15 12:10 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage police are warning residents that loud noises may be heard Thursday near 26th Avenue and Eagle Street.
- NOAA issues new guidelines for vessels in glacial fjords Updated: Jul-29-15 7:38 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - New voluntary guidelines for cruise ships and other tour boats aimed at protecting harbor seals, especially vulnerable nursing pups, in Alaska's glacial fjords were announced Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
- Appeals court reinstates 'Roadless Rule' for Tongass Updated: Jul-29-15 6:55 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a lower-court decision that reinstates prohibitions on road-building and timber harvests in roadless areas of the nation's largest national forest.
- UA appoints new president Updated: Jul-29-15 3:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The University of Alaska Board of Regents has named a new university president after a monthslong search for the right candidate.
- Anchorage hospital for service members named for Chris Kyle Updated: Jul-29-15 7:04 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A new Anchorage hospital for veterans and active duty military in need of mental health care has been dedicated to the late Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL who inspired the movie "American Sniper."
- Magnitude-6.3 quake felt by some in Anchorage, Kodiak Updated: Jul-28-15 11:32 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak.
- Barge carrying marine debris could reach Seattle by Aug 5 Updated: Jul-28-15 8:18 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A barge carrying marine debris collected on Alaska shores could arrive in Seattle for sorting and recycling as early as Aug. 5.
- Alaska governor discusses Medicaid expansion decision Updated: Jul-28-15 5:26 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker said he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward that end.
- Utilities officials: groundwater pumping damaged water main Updated: Jul-28-15 1:50 pm
SEATTLE - Seattle Public Utility officials say a downtown cast-iron water main must be replaced after being damaged by the nearby Alaskan Way Viaduct tunnel replacement project.