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Valerie Nurr'araaluk Davidson was state health commissioner under former Gov. Bill Walker and became his lieutenant governor in late 2018.
Nearly a third of Iditarod field scratched, including Nic Petit caught in storm, while Quince Mountain withdrawn
Nearly a third of the 57 mushers in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have scratched, including a Girdwood's Nicolas Petit, who activated an alert button seeking rescue Thursday morning because of weather conditions.
The U.S. and Canada have agreed to temporarily close their shared border to nonessential travel, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday as the two nations work to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Two of Alaska’s major maritime cargo companies are confident the coronavirus outbreak will not disrupt shipments.
The most recent Legislative Finance Division projections put Alaska’s final 2020 fiscal year deficit around $930 million.
The Ben Boeke Ice Arena in Anchorage is the preferred location for an additional shelter to house many of the city’s homeless as the COVID-19 virus spreads, officials said.
Cruise ship turned away over coronavirus will be cleaned and have a new crew when it docks in Alaska
A cruise ship turned away from ports in Asia over fears of a new virus will be cleaned to federal standards and carry a different crew when the vessel docks in Alaska, officials said.
The Seattle-based airline, which got its start in Alaska decades ago, said in a statement that the decision to end sponsorship after this year’s race was made as the company transitions to a new corporate giving strategy.
A plane evacuating 201 Americans from the Chinese city at the center of the virus outbreak is on its way to Southern California after everyone aboard passed a health screening test at Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska.
Tylan Fely, 34, also faces charges of weapons misconduct, evidence tampering and misconduct involving a corpse.
Anchorage police have detained a man sought in connection with a Thanksgiving Day fatal shooting. The 27-year-old suspect had not been formally charged as of early Friday.
The 2014 crash seriously injured pilot Forest Kirst of Fairbanks and three Canadian tourists. One of the passengers died 35 days later.
Steven Downs, of Auburn, Maine, is charged with first-degree murder and felony sexual assault in the 1993 death of 20-year-old Sophie Sergie.
The task force will seek to develop protocols to apply to new and unsolved cases and creating a multi-jurisdictional team to review cold cases.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Monday that $1.8 million in Alaska grants are part of $423 million in transit infrastructure grants approved nationwide.
The Supreme Court is raising doubts about Alaska’s $500-a-year limit on contributions to political candidates
The Supreme Court is raising doubts about Alaska's $500-a-year limit on contributions to political candidates. The justices are ordering a lower court to take a new look at the issue. The court says in an unsigned opinion Monday that federal judges who had rejected a challenge to the contribution cap did not take account of a 2006 high court ruling invalidating low-dollar limits on political contributions in Vermont.