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The family of a Ketchikan man who has been missing for six months has filed a presumptive death petition.
Gov. Bill Walker has appointed members to a new board charged with developing regulations for the cultivation and sale of legal marijuana in Alaska.
A man charged in the beating death of another man in 2010 has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.
It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered.
It took two special sessions for Alaska legislators to agree to a budget after a crash in oil prices contributed to a severe reduction in the state’s available revenue.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will not increase rates for Medicaid providers, citing an underfunded budget.
Weekend rains brought relief to crews battling Alaska wildfires, but conditions are expected to heat up later this week, capping a record fire month.
Royal Dutch Shell’s second Arctic drilling ship, the Noble Discoverer, is on the move from Washington state to Alaska.
Alaska Governor Bill Walker has officially signed off on the state’s first tax increase in a decade.
The DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter turboprop went down Thursday in Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan in southeast Alaska. The shore excursion was sold through Holland America.
Anchorage officials are looking for ways to keep people who break the law out of city parks.
Apparently undeterred by the loss of her home in this month’s Sockeye wildfire, veteran musher DeeDee Jonrowe has signed up for the 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Three Alaska Native regional corporations whose business interests and lands would be affected by oil and gas and shipping expansions in the arctic are joining together in a formal partnership.
After more than two months of limited access to services in Canada, Hyder residents will once again be able to cross the border at any hour.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is playing host to nine other Western states’ governors and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to try to reach a consensus on region-wide issues such as drought.
A body found in an Alaska lake has been tentatively identified as a Las Vegas man who went missing after his canoe overturned in late April.
The increase in the number of women prisoners in Alaska more than tripled that of male inmate growth between 2004 and 2013.
Thousands of Alaskans will have to find a new insurer after a shake-up in the state’s health insurance market.
Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is working on a repair for a small crude oil leak found in a buried section of the trans-Alaska pipeline, but for now an employee with a rag suffices for management.
Alaska’s preliminary unemployment rate stood at 6.8 percent last month. That compares to 6.7 percent in April and 6.9 percent in May 2014.