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Fairbanks man arrested on suspicion of attempted arson

A 52-year-old Fairbanks man has been taken into custody on suspicion of attempted arson and domestic assault.

May 27, 2015

Federal, state reports show Juneau population decline

According to reports from the Alaska Department of Labor and the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of the City and Borough of Juneau is declining.

May 27, 2015

Nome Superior Court Judge accused of ethics violations

Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley has been accused of violating the Alaska Code of Judicial Conduct.

May 27, 2015

McCain leading US Senate delegation to Vietnam, Singapore

Sen. John McCain is leading a U.S. Senate delegation, including Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan, that will visit Vietnam and Singapore this week.

May 27, 2015

Man dies in south Anchorage shooting

Anchorage police are investigating a south Anchorage shooting Monday night that left a man dead.

May 26, 2015

Dalton Highway Repairs Should Be Underway Soon

Alaska transportation officials say flood waters have receded enough for repairs to begin on the Dalton Highway.

May 25, 2015

Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

Aggressive response and the public’s adherence to good fire practices are keeping forest fires down in Alaska despite tinderbox conditions in much of the state.

May 25, 2015

Tok man arrested, charged with shooting into sporting store

A Tok man has been jailed after troopers say he fired a gun into a sporting goods store while his wife was locked inside.

May 25, 2015

Anchorage man critically injured in motorcycle crash

A 67-year-old motorcycle driver was critically injured and flown to an Anchorage hospital after crashing Saturday morning near Talkeetna.

May 25, 2015

Coast Guard, agencies respond to Cook Inlet fuel spill

The Coast Guard is responding to a fuel spill in southeastern Cook Inlet. A 116-foot landing craft called Thor’s Hammer was sailing from Seward to Bristol Bay Saturday when it encountered heavy seas.

May 25, 2015

Anchorage police seek felon spotted with handgun

Anchorage police are searching for a convicted felon who was spotted Sunday carrying a weapon. Police say they’ve obtained a felony warrant for the arrest of 25-year-old William Jarrett IV.

May 25, 2015

Teenage girl falls 70 feet off cliff into Port Valdez

Valdez police are reporting that a 17-year old girl has fallen 70 feet off a cliff into Port Valdez. Police were called to the scene just after 6:30 on Friday night. The teenager had fallen off a cliff near Dock Point Trail and suffered life threatening injuries.

May 25, 2015

Alaska troopers investigating unsalvaged bear carcasses

Alaska State Troopers are investigating a case of waste after two black bear carcasses were found without any of the edible meat salvaged.

May 25, 2015

Official: Seattle Shell protests caused environmental damage

An official with Washington state’s Department of Natural Resources says Seattle activists protesting Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic did some environmental damage to a popular dive park.

May 25, 2015

Troopers investigate Anchorage inmate’s death

An investigation is underway after a 26–year-old inmate at the Anchorage Correctional Complex died. KTVA reports two nearby inmates told corrections officers that Alexis Hathaway was have difficulty breathing Thursday evening.

May 25, 2015

Majority members outline concerns with budget option

Six members of the Alaska House majority have sent a letter to Speaker Mike Chenault expressing serious concerns with the potential use of the Permanent Fund earnings reserve to help balance the state budget.

May 22, 2015

Alaska’s popular walrus cam streams again after a decade

A popular webcam showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beach is once again streaming on the Internet.

May 22, 2015

Alaska wildfire responders keeping eye on dry conditions

Interior Alaska and other parts of the state are experiencing conditions ripe for forest fires and natural resources officials are urging caution in outdoor activities heading into Memorial Day Weekend.

May 22, 2015

ACLU says Anchorage restriction on alcohol sales illegal

The ACLU of Alaska is saying last month’s city proposal to prevent three-time users of Anchorage’s emergency sobering center from buying alcohol is illegal under state law. The group maintains that it would violate privacy by sharing confidential records with liquor stores.

May 21, 2015

Senate panel advances rewritten sexual assault-prevention bill

The Senate Education Committee has advanced a rewrite of legislation that would leave as optional sexual assault prevention and awareness programs in Alaska public schools.

May 21, 2015