- Report: Trees in Kodiak borough parcel likely to die Updated: Feb-10-16 9:01 am
KODIAK, Alaska - A recent report predicts a mass tree die-off on Kodiak Island Borough land that was scorched by a wildfire last summer.
- Obama budget includes money for icebreaker, Alaska villages Updated: Feb-09-16 5:02 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan praised the inclusion of Alaska items in President Barack Obama's proposed $4.1 trillion federal budget but said Tuesday he cannot support a new oil tax and some other ways proposed to pay for the plan.
- Vehicle strikes, kills teen pedestrian walking along road Updated: Feb-09-16 11:35 am
WASILLA, Alaska - A 15-year-old boy walking on a road near Wasilla was struck and killed Monday afternoon by a vehicle.
- Tribal officials train for domestic violence responses Updated: Feb-09-16 8:28 am
BETHEL, Alaska - Violence Against Women Act training is underway in Bethel for the first time since Alaska's Attorney General issued an opinion that state officials must uphold tribal protection orders.
- Jury selection begins for ex-UAF player's sex assault trial Updated: Feb-09-16 8:10 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Jury selection has begun for the trial of a former University of Alaska Fairbanks hockey player accused of sexually assaulting a woman on campus.
- Utilities seek ConocoPhillips stake in Cook Inlet gas field Updated: Feb-09-16 7:20 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Two Anchorage-based utility companies have teamed up to purchase a portion of a Cook Inlet gas field under a $152 million deal with ConocoPhillips.
- Alaska House to focus on budget-related bills Updated: Feb-08-16 10:14 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Alaska House passed a resolution Monday aimed at focusing committee work on the state's budget deficit, while minority Democrats pushed for a more inclusive process to find budget solutions.
- The Latest: Murder charges filed in Kodiak shooting Updated: Feb-08-16 8:16 pm
KODIAK, Alaska - The Latest on first degree murder charges being filed in a Kodiak shooting (all times local):
- Alaska, Oregon lift suspension of insurance carrier Updated: Feb-08-16 7:35 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Insurance regulators in Alaska and Oregon announced Monday that a company that had been suspended from offering health insurance policies in the states over concerns with its financial condition will be allowed to resume that business.
- Bill would require some Alaska students to repay grants Updated: Feb-08-16 6:48 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Lawmakers are considering a bill that would require students to repay state scholarships and grants if they fail to graduate within six years of starting their programs.
- The Latest: House calls for focus on state budget Updated: Feb-08-16 6:16 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Latest on legislative proposals to work on the Alaska state budget (all times local):
- Alaska editorials Updated: Feb-08-16 1:47 pm
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:
- Suspect detained in fatal shooting at Kodiak harbor Updated: Feb-08-16 12:19 pm
KODIAK, Alaska - Police in Kodiak have arrested Washington state man suspected in a shooting death at a city harbor.
- Report: Ferry system spending had double economic impact Updated: Feb-08-16 7:53 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A newly released study found that every dollar put into the Alaska Marine Highway System has double the economic benefit to Alaska.
- TSA struggles to fill vacant positions at Alaska's airports Updated: Feb-08-16 7:52 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Transportation Security Administration says it's having difficulty filling the open positions at more than a dozen airports across Alaska.
- Eagle River residents weigh in on Anchorage marijuana rules Updated: Feb-07-16 1:38 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage votes on its marijuana business rules next week and residents in an Anchorage community that mostly voted against recreational pot in Alaska are weighing in.
- Angoon officials worry about mercury in subsistence foods Updated: Feb-07-16 1:04 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near Hawk Inlet.
- Former tribal chief sentenced for embezzling over $100,000 Updated: Feb-06-16 5:13 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former Healy Lake Tribe first chief and administrator will spend up to 90 days on house arrest as part of her sentence for embezzling more than $100,000 in federal and tribal funds.
- Fairbanks man convicted of 3 charges in murder-for-hire case Updated: Feb-06-16 4:56 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A former Fairbanks chiropractor will be sentenced in May in a murder-for-hire case.
- Marijuana meeting, scholarship bill things to know about Updated: Feb-06-16 4:28 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The board tasked with regulating Alaska's legal pot industry is set to meet as the date to begin accepting marijuana business applications nears. Also in the days ahead, lawmakers plan to discuss a bill that would require students who receive state-sponsored merit scholarships or financial aid grants to repay them if they don't complete their degrees or certification programs within six years. The chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court also is set to deliver the annual State of the Judiciary address.
- Alaska troopers: No plans to intervene in village dispute Updated: Feb-06-16 12:58 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers said they don't know who the rightful tribal leaders are in a western Alaska village involved in a power struggle, and they've taken no action weeks after a federal judge said the agency could use force to evict former leaders.
- Health official: Alaskans at low risk for Zika virus Updated: Feb-05-16 9:09 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - An official with the state Division of Public Health says Alaskans are not likely to contract the Zika virus unless they have contact with people who have been travelling in affected areas.
- Alaska moves to prosecute witness in Ted Stevens trial Updated: Feb-05-16 6:25 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska's attorney general is again seeking an explanation from the U.S. Department of Justice on why it did not file child exploitation charges against a businessman who testified in the corruption trial of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens.
- SUV strikes parked patrol car; trooper suffers leg injury Updated: Feb-05-16 11:43 am
PALMER, Alaska - An Alaska State Trooper responding to a vehicle in a ditch in Palmer was injured when a sport utility vehicle crashed into his parked patrol car.
- Person dies in single-vehicle Anchorage traffic crash Updated: Feb-05-16 11:26 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A fatal car crash early Friday morning closed a busy Anchorage intersection.