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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.
The tribal government in the village where two Alaska State Troopers were killed has voted to banish two men indirectly connected to the deaths.
Two Alaska State Troopers were killed Thursday while conducting an investigation in the Interior Alaska village of Tanana, agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said.
There is a preliminary court martial hearing scheduled today in Washington state for Sergeant First Class Michael Barbera, formerly of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on murder charges.
The Air Force, Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers have worked together to rescue a man who found himself on a deflating raft in Cook Inlet near Anchorage.
Senate President Charlie Huggins says lawmakers are aiming to complete their work by Saturday night. Sunday is the scheduled end of the 90-day session, but that’s Easter. Legislative leaders have said they’d like to complete their work before then, if possible.