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An estimated $35,000 in illegal drugs and at least 15 stolen guns have been seized by Alaska State Troopers serving a search warrant in Tok.
An independent investigation into a physical encounter between Kodiak police officers and an autistic man has determined that the three officers responded professionally.
The state House today passed a bill designed to strengthen the state's Military Code of Justice. It passed on a 39-0 vote with one member absent, and now goes to the state Senate. Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, a Republican from Anchorage, says the revisions create a state code which is similar to the federal code. The code would apply to military members in Alaska not covered by federal regulations, such as many members of the Alaska National Guard. Download Audio
A former Alaska Board of Fisheries nominee has pleaded not guilty to 17 felony and misdemeanor charges that he fraudulently obtained commercial fishing permits and Alaska Permanent Fund dividend payments. He withdrew his name from consideration suddenly last February and faced criminal charges that he illegally obtained resident hunting and fishing licenses in Montana.
Kodiak officials have passed a revision to an ordinance that targets the city's homeless population. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports the revision approved by the City Council Thursday prohibits aggressive panhandling and camping, sitting or lying on public sidewalks.
Police in Fairbanks are investigating after an Army sergeant died when a firearm he was handling accidentally discharged.
A bill introduced in the Alaska House seeks to restrict the attorney general from serving on the governing body of a state public corporation or on boards or commissions.
An Alaska lawmaker says a contest among artists to design a specialty license plate in Alaska could have the excitement of "American Idol."
Gov. Bill Walker has lauded the efforts of Kenai Peninsula agencies in their response to the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that resulted in highway damage and the destruction of four homes.
A jobs forecast prepared for a business group in Alaska's largest city projects that Anchorage will suffer a loss of 1,600 jobs this year, including 600 in the oil and gas sector.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has reported bringing in more than $575,000 toward her re-election bid during the last quarter of 2015.
A rule that allowed governments and trans-Alaska Pipeline System owners to appeal taxes and avoid a public process has been invalidated by the Supreme Court.
The focus on Medicaid will shift this week from the Capitol to a courtroom as part of an ongoing fight over expanded coverage in Alaska.
A joint House and Senate committee on Thursday quizzed Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Spill Response Director Kristin Ryan on a new set of regulations that they say could be overly burdensome to companies and people throughout the state.
The Alaska Senate has approved a bill that calls for records of acquittals, dismissed cases and dropped cases to be erased from the state's online court record system.
North Slope officials have called for a special election to recall Mayor Charlotte Brower after residents successfully gathered enough signatures on a petition.
Gov. Bill Walker's administration is proposing a renewed focus on cracking down on waste and fraud in Alaska's Medicaid program.
Gov. Bill Walker says he wants the state and the North Slope's major producers to reach agreement on key contracts and issues related to a major gas project before the end of the current legislative session
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has turned down a proposed change to marijuana regulations that would have made it easier for southeast and rural Alaska communities to comply with testing requirements.
The Alaska Department of Transportation is taking additional steps to protect the northern section of the highway that leads to North Slope oil fields.