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Soldotna man dies after warning wife about house fire

Alaska State Troopers say a 90-year-old man died in a morning house fire after waking his wife, giving her time to escape the flames.
November 27, 2015

Not guilty plea entered in rural Alaska abduction case

A not-guilty plea has been entered in the case of a 37-year-old man accused of repeatedly raping a woman and holding her captive for five weeks in rural Alaska.
November 27, 2015

Alaska beach sculptures represent emotional vulnerabilities

Dozens of sculptures made of straw, cement, plaster and burlap are spread across an Anchorage beach in a public art installation that is focusing on mental health.
November 25, 2015

Troopers ID man found dead on Shuyak Island

Authorities have released the identity of the man found shot to death near a lodge on a remote island northwest of Kodiak.
November 25, 2015

Walker appoints Crosby to Anchorage Superior Court

Gov. Bill Walker has appointed attorney Dani Crosby to fill an upcoming Anchorage Superior Court vacancy.
November 25, 2015

State buys out TransCanada’s interest in gas project

The state of Alaska has completed its acquisition of TransCanada Corp.'s interest in a major gas project. Gov. Bill Walker, in a release, called it an historic day.
November 25, 2015

Tesoro to buy Flint Hills assets in Anchorage, Fairbanks

Tesoro Corp. has announced that its Alaska affiliate will purchase a portion of Flint Hills Resources assets in Fairbanks and Anchorage.
November 24, 2015

Ailing Coast Guard cutter gets replacement with same name

There are now two Coast Guard cutters that carry the name Munro.
November 23, 2015

Man found shot to death outside rural lodge bunkhouse

Alaska State Troopers say a 56-year-old man died in an apparent shooting outside the bunkhouse of the Port William Wilderness Lodge on Shuyak Island near Kodiak.
November 20, 2015

Forest officials pull Mitkof timber sale

The U.S. Forest Service has withdrawn findings that the proposed timber sale on Mitkof Island near Petersburg has no significant environmental impact.
November 20, 2015

Selawik officer faces charges after 16-year-old girl dies

A substitute village police officer in an Inupiat Eskimo village in northwest Alaska is facing charges that he provided alcohol to two minors, one of which was later found dead.
November 20, 2015
Alaska working on rules for legalized pot industry

Alaska working on rules for legalized pot industry

The state of Alaska is working to finalize rules that will help govern its legal marijuana trade. But some industry supporters say a proposed ban on on-site consumption flies in the face of an initiative approved by voters last year.
November 19, 2015

Alaska governor says refugee vetting process ‘stringent’

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says refugees seeking to come to the U.S. must go through a "stringent" process. His office says Walker was among the governors who participated in a briefing with officials from the White House, FBI and State Department on the refugee process.
November 18, 2015

Alaska National Guard calls for new military code

The Alaska National Guard is asking lawmakers to pass a new version of the state's code of military justice to help fix a lack of accountability in the guard.
November 18, 2015

Walker not among governors raising concerns about refugees

While some governors around the country have raised concerns about accepting Syrian refugees following last week's attacks in Paris, Gov. Bill Walker is focused on Alaska's budget woes.
November 17, 2015

Review spurred by inmate deaths faults with DOC policies

A review of the Alaska Department of Corrections ordered by Gov. Bill Walker found outdated policies, cases of lax or informal consequences for apparent employee misconduct and mistrust between corrections staff and management.
November 16, 2015

Juneau committee asks for additional sales tax on pot

Juneau's Marijuana Committee has decided to recommend the Assembly consider an 8 percent tax on marijuana sales.
November 16, 2015

Nenana to hold election after mayor’s abrupt resignation

The Interior city of Nenana will elect a new mayor in January following an abrupt resignation.
November 16, 2015

Recall targets North Slope mayor in family spending controversy

Residents are working to recall the mayor whose staff spent public money on purchases from and for her family members.
November 16, 2015

8 vie for Chief Justice as Fabe retires

As Chief Justice Dana Fabe prepares to retire next May, there are eight candidates vying to fill the empty position on Alaska's Supreme Court. Download Audio
November 13, 2015