- Alaska Legislature convenes in special session Updated: May-23-16 8:03 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Alaska Legislature convened a special session Monday called by Gov. Bill Walker to address numerous issues unresolved during the extended regular session, including the budget, oil and gas tax credits and a plan to confront Alaska's budget deficit.
- Man takes plea deal in 2014 collision that killed passenger Updated: May-22-16 5:35 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A 20-year-old man will be sentenced in a 2014 collision that killed an 18-year-old passenger.
- Murder charges cap downward spiral for ex-Arizona lawmaker Updated: May-19-16 9:06 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Shortly before his arrest in an Alaska slaying, a former Arizona state lawmaker and bar owner raised concerns among Facebook friends with a string of messages noting he was looking for work, even odd jobs, followed by cryptic apologies to "everyone for anything" he may have done in office.
- 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.
- Alaska's new ferries will be named Tazlina, Hubbard Updated: May-17-16 6:06 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska's two new ferries will be named the Tazlina and the Hubbard.
- 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.
- 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.
- UA president proposes major restructuring of system Updated: May-13-16 3:07 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The president of the University of Alaska is calling for a broad restructuring of the institution to deal with financial woes that he says could amount to a 22 percent reduction in funding.
- 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.
- The Latest: Attorney's work ethic, degree impressed Walker Updated: May-12-16 6:28 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Latest on the selection of Susan Carney as the new justice on the Alaska Supreme Court (all times local):
- With deadline looming, a look at Alaska budget proposals Updated: May-12-16 6:23 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Approval of state spending bills and plans to pay for them are among the unresolved issues as the constitutional deadline looms for the Alaska Legislature to finish its work.
- Alaska bear mauling victim released from hospital Updated: May-11-16 9:03 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - An assistant university professor injured in a bear mauling in southeast Alaska last month has been released from the hospital.
- Sealaska buys stake in Seattle seafood company Updated: May-10-16 9:22 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - Southeast regional Native corporation Sealaska has announced the purchase of a minority stake in a Seattle-based seafood processor, marking its first transition into the seafood industry in nearly 30 years.
- Alaska's governor reports receiving interesting gifts Updated: May-09-16 8:23 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - When you're governor, you get swag - gifts that are protocol from other government officials or pleasantries from people you meet as part of your travels or duties.
- Helicopter pilot killed in crash on Denver Glacier Updated: May-09-16 8:50 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Authorities say a helicopter pilot has died after crashing on the Denver Glacier in southeast Alaska.
- Budget cuts take a bite out of Alaska's food safety division Updated: May-08-16 11:29 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - The latest round of budget cuts in Alaska could leave residents vulnerable to dirty restaurant kitchens, foodborne illnesses and scummy pools.
- Juneau, University of Alaska eye NOAA station in Auke Bay Updated: May-07-16 11:51 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - At least two organizations are eyeing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Auke Bay Marine Station which is up for surplus.
- Pilot injured on crash on southeast Alaska glacier Updated: May-05-16 9:08 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A helicopter pilot has been injured in a crash on Norris Glacier in southeast Alaska.
- The Latest: Juneau using cruise ship fees for legal costs Updated: May-05-16 6:42 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Latest on a lawsuit involving a Juneau whale sculpture (all times local):
- Juneau using cruise ship visitor fees to cover legal costs Updated: May-05-16 5:57 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Juneau is using the money it receives from visitors who arrive to the city via cruise ship to fight a lawsuit filed by the cruise industry alleging it is misusing those funds to develop a park featuring a life-sized whale sculpture a mile away from port.
- Mask artwork stolen from Juneau arts center Updated: May-04-16 9:42 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - Authorities are investigating after a piece of artwork was reported stolen from the Juneau Arts & Culture Center this week.
- Federal regulations shut down Alaska's opiate detox centers Updated: May-01-16 1:20 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska's only residential detox facilities for opiate addiction have closed due to a federal regulation change.
- Drunken driver crashes into Alaska Governor's Mansion Updated: Apr-30-16 6:12 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A suspected drunk driver has been arrested after his truck crashed into the Governor's Mansion, damaging the historic house.
- Correction: Alaska-Bear Mauling story Updated: Apr-26-16 4:08 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - In stories April 20 and earlier about the mauling of a University of Alaska Southeast outdoors professor leading students in a mountaineering class, The Associated Press reported erroneously a student had to hike to a different area to get cell reception to call for help. Alaska State Troopers now say the student was seeking a satellite signal not cellphone reception.