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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.
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.
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.
Authorities have released the identity of the man found shot to death near a lodge on a remote island northwest of Kodiak.
Gov. Bill Walker has appointed attorney Dani Crosby to fill an upcoming Anchorage Superior Court vacancy.
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.
Tesoro Corp. has announced that its Alaska affiliate will purchase a portion of Flint Hills Resources assets in Fairbanks and Anchorage.
There are now two Coast Guard cutters that carry the name Munro.
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.
The U.S. Forest Service has withdrawn findings that the proposed timber sale on Mitkof Island near Petersburg has no significant environmental impact.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Juneau's Marijuana Committee has decided to recommend the Assembly consider an 8 percent tax on marijuana sales.
The Interior city of Nenana will elect a new mayor in January following an abrupt resignation.
Residents are working to recall the mayor whose staff spent public money on purchases from and for her family members.
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.