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Anchorage police have released the identity of the man whose body was found in the mudflats near Kincaid Park.
Ten environmental groups are suing a federal agency over its approval of drilling permits off Alaska’s northwest coast. The lawsuit seeks a review of permits granted to Royal Dutch Shell PLC by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea.
Tribal leaders and commercial fishermen are protesting against military exercises planned for the Gulf of Alaska.
A Healy power plant is back online after sitting inoperative for more than a decade. Crews from Golden Valley Electric Association started up the Healy Unit 2 power plant on Thursday.
The Senate Finance Committee has proposed a version of the budget similar to what lawmakers passed in late April as a way to force negotiations between the House and Senate on a spending plan.
The border between Hyder, Alaska, and Stewart, British Columbia, will open to overnight travelers as part of a pilot program planned by the Canada Border Services Agency.
Yukon Quest leaders announced a $38,000 surplus, the largest surplus the organization has seen in 6 years.
A high-ranking federal Energy Information Administration official has said lower production levels could threaten the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, and that oil prices may not rise above $100 a barrel until 2030 or later.
A 52-year-old Fairbanks man has been taken into custody on suspicion of attempted arson and domestic assault.
According to reports from the Alaska Department of Labor and the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of the City and Borough of Juneau is declining.
Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley has been accused of violating the Alaska Code of Judicial Conduct.
Sen. John McCain is leading a U.S. Senate delegation, including Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan, that will visit Vietnam and Singapore this week.
Anchorage police are investigating a south Anchorage shooting Monday night that left a man dead.
Alaska transportation officials say flood waters have receded enough for repairs to begin on the Dalton Highway.
Aggressive response and the public’s adherence to good fire practices are keeping forest fires down in Alaska despite tinderbox conditions in much of the state.
A Tok man has been jailed after troopers say he fired a gun into a sporting goods store while his wife was locked inside.
A 67-year-old motorcycle driver was critically injured and flown to an Anchorage hospital after crashing Saturday morning near Talkeetna.
The Coast Guard is responding to a fuel spill in southeastern Cook Inlet. A 116-foot landing craft called Thor’s Hammer was sailing from Seward to Bristol Bay Saturday when it encountered heavy seas.
Anchorage police are searching for a convicted felon who was spotted Sunday carrying a weapon. Police say they’ve obtained a felony warrant for the arrest of 25-year-old William Jarrett IV.
Valdez police are reporting that a 17-year old girl has fallen 70 feet off a cliff into Port Valdez. Police were called to the scene just after 6:30 on Friday night. The teenager had fallen off a cliff near Dock Point Trail and suffered life threatening injuries.