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An Anchorage grand jury has indicted a man suspected of killing a fellow prisoner at the Anchorage Correctional Center.
The state of Alaska is partnering with regional economic development organizations and chambers of commerce to look into what makes local businesses stay in an area amid the state's budget troubles.
Sitka's Marijuana Advisory Committee has approved a proposed resolution supporting a smaller buffer zone between marijuana businesses and schools than required under state regulations.
Anchorage police say a dispute during a drug transaction preceded the shooting deaths of two men Monday on the city's west side.
A research paper published Monday by U.S. and Canadian scientists says less sea ice in the Arctic has meant more precipitation is falling.
A rough estimate shows the Western Arctic Caribou Herd is not rebounding from its last several years of declining population.
A light plane made a forced landing on the Seward Highway near Girdwood on Monday, closing the highway for about 15 minutes. The pilot of the plane was injured, according to Alaska State Troopers.
State officials have identified warmer lake temperatures as a possible contributing factor to the die-off of hundreds of Arctic grayling this summer.
Alaska's unemployment is holding steady. State labor department officials say in a release that November's 6.4 percent rate has been unchanged since September.
A federal judge has set an April trial date in a case that could affect state campaign contributions limits in Alaska. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess said the trial is estimated to take five days. It is scheduled to start April 25th, about four months before the state's primary elections.
A Superior Court Judge has approved a settlement that throws out the indictments and murder convictions of the Fairbanks Four — George Frese, Kevin Pease, Marvin Roberts and Eugene Vent — in the 1997 beating death of teenager John Hartman, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported late Thursday afternoon.
A federal judge has set an April trial date in a case that could affect state campaign contributions limits in Alaska.
U.S. Forest Service officials have awarded 15 companies with lucrative rights to bring tourists into the Mendenhall Glacier National Recreation Area.
Data released by the U.S. Department of Education shows Alaska has one of the lowest graduation rates in the country.
Alaska's governor is considering granting pardons to four men accused in the 1997 death of a teenager, the first time a pardon would be issued in nearly a decade.
The nation's leading airlines are posting some of their best-ever numbers for on-time performance in the second half of 2015.
The state has asked a former Corrections head to help with the transition in the department's leadership after Gov. Bill Walker asked that he resign as commissioner.
University of Alaska officials are working to prioritize programs as they face another round of cuts outlined in Gov. Bill Walker's budget plan.
Transportation officials are planning to move forward with a proposal for Sterling Highway that would bypass Cooper Landing, a crowded recreation area in the summer.
A man is facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of his cellmate.