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Washington state health officials say its own arsenic testing has confirmed that geoducks harvested from a Puget Sound bay are safe to eat and don’t pose a health concern.
A regional air carrier in Alaska is undergoing a name change. Era Alaska says in a Thursday release that it will rename itself Ravn Alaska.
The Alaska Volcano Observatory says the volcano appears to have kicked up to an elevated unrest. In the past six days, three brief explosions from Cleveland Volcano were detected.
Two brothers from the Dominican Republic have been sentenced for a drug and tax fraud conspiracy that authorities say could have exceeded $25 million. The U.S. attorney’s office says Joel Santana-Pierna was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Anchorage to nearly 12 years and Abel Santana-Pierna got 72 months.
Anchorage Police say a 57-year-old woman was found dead after spending the night in a tent in Anchorage.
The state appeals court on Friday reinstated charges of excessive fishing against a former state senator and two others.
A woman is suing the Municipality of Anchorage, claiming she was falsely arrested for drunken driving after she refused to give her phone number to a police officer.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports cold air and temperature inversions are behind the poor air quality.
The Anchorage Daily News reports the machine was taken from RW’s Hamburger House Saturday morning.
Dona Carnahan is charged with assault, failure to stop at an officer’s direction, criminal mischief, driving under the influence and possessing a weapon while intoxicated.
More Alaskans are signing up as the deadline to enroll in the government health care plan looms.
Alaska State Troopers say a person has been found dead after a fire destroyed house in Wasilla.
Village public safety officers in Alaska’s interior say they should be able to carry guns while on the job.
Two dead, oil – covered seagulls have been found off the coast of St. Lawrence Island. In a release issued today [Friday], the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says that the two freshly dead birds were discovered by off shore hunters on December 10.
House Democratic lawmakers plan to introduce legislation rejecting proposed pay raises for Alaska’s governor and other top state officials.