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A Frenchman with his cat tucked inside his clothing made a daring leap of faith Tuesday when he jumped to a waiting rescue ship from his sailboat, which was being battered by high seas south of Alaska.
Interior Alaska residents are expected to see a drop in their energy bills this winter now that the state has purchased Fairbanks Natural Gas.
The city of Juneau is cancelling bids for the construction of a sea walk and bronze whale statue after the bids exceeded expected costs by several million dollars.
Alaska Airlines is planning more than $50 million in new capital investments in the state over the next few years.
An Alaska village city council has thrown out unofficial election results that would have replaced all five members.
Two oil companies say they are shifting their ownership split on an oil field development project in Alaska and will delay work planned for this winter.
The state and federal governments have decided not to pursue $92 million in additional damages from Exxon Mobil Corp., citing the recovery of ducks and sea otters in Alaska's Prince William Sound following a devastating oil spill more than two decades ago.
Monday, Oct. 12, marks the one-year anniversary of the decision striking down a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. Except for a brief period last October, couples have been able to apply for licenses.
Authorities say two people have been killed in crashes with moose in Anchorage this weekend.
Authorities say the remains of a small child have been recovered from a home that burned down in the western Alaska village of Tununak.
Angela Rodell has been selected to be the new CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.
The Alaska Marine Highway System has cut 20 shore positions as officials deal with a scaled back budget.
Gov. Bill Walker has lobbied members of President Barack Obama's administration on opening up parts of an Alaska refuge to oil drilling.
The Alaska Veterans Affairs Healthcare System has launched a pilot program to revert the process of scheduling appointments to how it was before reforms.
State transportation officials plan to take four of Alaska’s 11 ferries out of service next summer because of budget cuts.
The University of Alaska Anchorage is launching the state's first entirely local pharmacy program in partnership with Idaho State University.
Gov. Bill Walker's administration spent $50,000 on Washington, D.C., consultants to help prepare them for a visit by President Barack Obama.
While programs and construction projects are dwindling due to budget cuts, the University of Alaska Southeast is looking at enrollment as a way to continue contributing to the Juneau economy in the long run.
More people left Alaska last year than they have in decades, with net migration out of the state at its highest point in in the past quarter-century.
Federal authorities say the death of some of the walruses at a haul-out site in northwest Alaska were caused by humans, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes it has identified those responsible.