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The Alaska State Medical Examiner says there was no obvious trauma on the body of a Juneau man found in the Mendenhall Wetlands.
The Anchorage Police Department says a police officer and three passers-by stopped an apparently suicidal woman from jumping off a pedestrian overpass Saturday afternoon.
While this school year is newly under way, district officials across Alaska are turning their attention to additional standardized tests students will take next year to help rank teachers.
As Sealaska Corp. reduces its timber program, the company says it is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.
Federal scientists said summer Arctic sea ice shrank to its fourth lowest level on record this month, dispelling faint hopes of a recovery.
The new president of the University of Alaska says completing the half-finished engineering building at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is a top priority.
Hilcorp Alaska has applied to drill two additional oil and natural gas exploration wells southeast of Ninilchik in the Kenai Peninsula Borough.
An initiative group is gathering signatures in an attempt to link voter registration to Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend applications.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, based in Seattle, has arrived in the North Pole — becoming the first U.S. surface ship to make the trip unaccompanied.
A settlement has been reached between the state and Alaska Native plaintiffs who sued in federal court over the translation of voting materials for voters with limited English proficiency.
There could be more costly delays for the Alaska liquid natural gas project as backers consider using different equipment.
Gov. Bill Walker has chosen Deena Paramo to serve on the University of Alaska Board of Regents.
APD police chief Mark Mew says the department had to buy new equipment, such as cement barricades to surround the Captain Cook Hotel, where the president stayed. Officers also had to undergo additional training, which included motorcade protection and riot control.
Gov. Bill Walker is heading to Japan to speak at a conference on the global liquefied natural gas market.
Residents of the ski resort community of Girdwood are concerned about losing Alaska State Trooper patrols at the end of the year.
The new University of Alaska president has a contract that includes a yearly performance bonus of up to $75,000. Jim Johnsen was hired in July with a 5-year contract that includes an annual salary of $325,000. A bonus package proposal includes benchmarks for increasing alumni donations, boosting the number of Alaska Native graduates and cutting administrative costs.
A Tanana man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of tampering with evidence following the deaths of two Alaska State Troopers last year. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that 59-year-old Arvin Kangas was found guilty by a Nenana jury in April.
The Alaska Ombudsman says the Department of Corrections mishandled cases involving prisoners in Palmer and Anchorage.
There won't be a spending spree in Fairbanks when the borough gets an unexpected $10 million. The money comes from an ongoing lawsuit from local governments and oil companies over the taxation values of the trans-Alaska pipeline.
A Wasilla newspaper has filed a complaint with the Department of Public Safety after an Alaska State Trooper pulled over a reporter and seized his camera memory card.