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Alaska regulators monitor backfill leak at mine

Alaska environmental regulators are monitoring a spill of material used to shore up underground workings at the Pogo Mine in the state’s interior.

May 12, 2015

Report: Alaska population down after 26 years of growth

An aging baby boomer population and a stagnate birthrate have caused Alaska’s population to fall for the first time since the 1980s recession.

May 12, 2015

Anchorage police release ID of moped driver killed in crash

Anchorage police have identified a moped driver who died after a collision with an SUV on the Glenn Highway as 66-year-old Leroy Blix Jr.

May 12, 2015

Transmission line planned for Clear Air Force Station

A small Air Force station in interior Alaska is scheduled to be hooked up this year to a rural cooperative’s power lines.

May 12, 2015

Woman held on suspicion of assault after Anchorage stabbing

A 45-year-old Anchorage woman was arrested on suspicion of felony assault following a stabbing early Sunday.

May 11, 2015

Senate plans technical session in Juneau Tuesday

The full Senate will not be required to attend the first floor session since lawmakers voted for a recess.

May 11, 2015

Troopers say body of missing Wisconsin man found in Alaska

The body of a 73-year-old Wisconsin man who was missing in Alaska for nine months has been found in a river.

May 11, 2015

Fishing vessel runs aground in Katmai National Park

The National Park Service says a fishing vessel abandoned after a fire last month has run aground at Katmai National Park.

May 11, 2015

Walker plans event on Alaska’s fiscal situation

Gov. Bill Walker’s administration plans to reach out to Alaskans for their thoughts on the right size of state government and future revenue options.

May 8, 2015

Police will investigate fire that killed Anchorage girl

Police say they are investigating the cause of a duplex fire that left a girl dead in south Anchorage.

May 8, 2015

Greenpeace wants Shell’s lawsuit over protest dismissed

Attorneys for Greenpeace Inc. have again asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Royal Dutch Shell PLC seeking expanded, court-ordered safety zones to keep protesters away from Shell’s Arctic drill fleet.

May 7, 2015

Federal judge dismisses suit over 2010 military plane crash

A federal judge has granted Alaska’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the widow of a man who died in a 2010 military plane crash.

May 7, 2015

Painting crew argument leads to shooting, assault arrest

An argument between members of an Anchorage painting crew erupted into a shooting that left one man seriously wounded and another under arrest.

May 7, 2015

Black bears removed from Anchorage neighborhood move to Hope

A family of black bears that used to frequent an Anchorage neighborhood and were relocated last week have found their way back to civilization, this time in a small town on Turnagain Arm.

May 6, 2015

Floatplane capsizes in Ketchikan; all evacuated safely

A commercial floatplane with a pilot and four passengers capsized in Ketchikan but all escaped without harm.

May 6, 2015

Teen pleads guilty to local cyclist’s hit-and-run death

An Anchorage teen is facing a three-year sentence instead of the decade possible in exchange for pleading guilty to driving under the influence last summer and killing popular local cyclist Jeff Dusenbury.

May 6, 2015

Alaska Aerial Media flies state’s first commercial drones

Drones are flying commercially for the first time in Alaska after with the Federal Aviation Administration’s recent approval.

May 6, 2015

Seattle Mayor: Port Needs New Permit For Arctic Oil Fleet

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the Port of Seattle can’t host Royal Dutch Shell’s offshore Arctic oil-drilling fleet unless it gets a new land-use permit.

May 5, 2015

Denali Opens For Climbers

Hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt North America’s tallest peak this season, and National Park Service rangers are ready to live on the mountain for the next three months to help with rescues.

May 5, 2015

Troopers Investigate Shooting Death Of Fox Man

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the shooting death of 69-year-old Jimmy Gojdics, an outdoorsman and character on National Geographic’s reality show “Ultimate Survival.”

May 5, 2015