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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

Troopers: Woman raped over 5 weeks at rural cabin

A 37-year-old Alaska man has been charged with kidnapping and raping a woman over a five-week span at a remote cabin more than 100 miles west of Fairbanks. Download Audio
November 13, 2015

Sullivan bill to help domestic violence victims passes

The U.S. Senate has passed legislation aimed at promoting pro bono legal services for domestic violence victims.
November 13, 2015

Body of missing Nikiski woman found near her home

The body of a 64-year-old Nikiski woman missing for days this week was found Thursday morning near her home.
November 13, 2015

Troopers: Woman kidnapped, raped for 5 weeks at remote cabin

A 37-year-old Alaska man has been charged with kidnapping and raping a woman over a five-week span at a remote cabin more than 100 miles west of Fairbanks.
November 12, 2015

2 University of Alaska officials step down

The University of Alaska is looking to fill positions on the president's executive team following the abrupt resignation of two officials.
November 12, 2015

Complaint alleges campaign disclosure violations

The Alaska Public Offices Commission has filed a complaint alleging campaign disclosure violations by groups once linked to Gov. Bill Walker's deputy chief of staff. Download Audio
November 10, 2015

Federal dollars to help tribes combat meth use, suicide

Alaska tribes and health providers are using federal dollars to combat methamphetamine use and suicide. Download Audio
November 9, 2015

Buccaneer Oil trustees agree to reduced payments

The city of Homer will return some of the payments received in the 90 days before Buccaneer Oil filed for bankruptcy in May 2014. Download Audio
November 9, 2015

Ferry system missing 30 prints from Ketchikan office

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the theft of signed art prints from the state ferry office building in Ketchikan.
November 9, 2015

Ketchikan marijuana committee to consider pot tax proposal

A Ketchikan resident is proposing a tax on marijuana to support funding for school travel.
November 9, 2015

Alaska appeals abortion funding decision

The state of Alaska plans to appeal a judge's decision that found a regulation further defining what constitutes a medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid funding to be unconstitutional. Download Audio
November 6, 2015

Juneau man maintains innocence in mobile home killing

A Juneau man has pleaded not guilty to fatally shooting a man in a Mendenhall Valley mobile home park.
November 4, 2015

Rising seas, peat may have caused Ice Age extinction event

A research paper published yesterday says large ice age mammals may have gone extinct in northern Alaska when grassland turned to peat and rising sea levels covered the Bering Land Bridge. Download Audio
November 3, 2015

S&P calls proposed Permanent Fund plan ‘favorable’

The credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has awarded good marks to Gov. Bill Walker's proposed changes to how the Alaska Permanent Fund is used.
November 3, 2015

Legislative lease lawsuit shows lawmaker emailed developer

An attorney is using emails between a lawmaker and developer in his case against the Legislature's $4 million lease on renovated Anchorage office space.
November 2, 2015

Togiak man crushed when truck falls on him

A Togiak man died Wednesday when he was crushed by his truck. Alaska State Troopers say 53-year-old Joshua Andrews was working on his truck in a driveway when the truck fell and trapped him.
October 30, 2015