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Anchorage police confirm one person has died in a plane crash at the city’s small plane airport. Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro says the crash was reported just before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Merrill Field.
Up to 1,200 gallons of home heating oil is estimated to have spilled at Norton Sound Regional Hospital in Nome.
State reimbursements to TransCanada Corp. in pursuit of a natural gas pipeline are expected to total about $330 million. But the list of the itemized project work is considered confidential.
The state denies its laws on marriage curb the constitutional rights of five same-sex couples suing over Alaska’s gay marriage ban.
The state and TransCanada Corp. have formally ended their relationship under terms of the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, clearing the way for a new partnership to pursue a major gas project.
A federal judge says the constitutional right to vote requires the state of Alaska to translate all election materials into Native languages for voters lacking English proficiency.
Alaska Volcano Observatory spokesmen say a low-level eruption of a volcano about 625 miles southwest of Anchorage is escalating, with pilots reporting that ash clouds are getting bigger.
Firefighters on the Kenai Peninsula made a disturbing discovery over the weekend. Alaska State Troopers say human remains have been found near Sterling.
Anchorage police have released the name of the pilot of a helicopter that crashed at the Birchwood Airport in Chugiak.
Oil companies and Alaska municipalities have 30 days to decide whether to appeal a State Assessment Review Board decision to set the value of the trans-Alaska pipeline at $10.2 billion.
China has lifted a five month-long ban on live shellfish from U.S. West Coast waters. U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA) released a statement Friday saying the ban had been lifted. The ban had particularly affected the Washington and Alaska shellfish industry.
An Anchorage assemblywoman is rolling out a proposal to repeal Mayor Dan Sullivan’s labor law changes.