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Troopers say body of missing Wisconsin man found in Alaska

The body of a 73-year-old Wisconsin man who was missing in Alaska for nine months has been found in a river.

May 11, 2015

Fishing vessel runs aground in Katmai National Park

The National Park Service says a fishing vessel abandoned after a fire last month has run aground at Katmai National Park.

May 11, 2015

Walker plans event on Alaska’s fiscal situation

Gov. Bill Walker’s administration plans to reach out to Alaskans for their thoughts on the right size of state government and future revenue options.

May 8, 2015

Police will investigate fire that killed Anchorage girl

Police say they are investigating the cause of a duplex fire that left a girl dead in south Anchorage.

May 8, 2015

Greenpeace wants Shell’s lawsuit over protest dismissed

Attorneys for Greenpeace Inc. have again asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Royal Dutch Shell PLC seeking expanded, court-ordered safety zones to keep protesters away from Shell’s Arctic drill fleet.

May 7, 2015

Federal judge dismisses suit over 2010 military plane crash

A federal judge has granted Alaska’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the widow of a man who died in a 2010 military plane crash.

May 7, 2015

Painting crew argument leads to shooting, assault arrest

An argument between members of an Anchorage painting crew erupted into a shooting that left one man seriously wounded and another under arrest.

May 7, 2015

Black bears removed from Anchorage neighborhood move to Hope

A family of black bears that used to frequent an Anchorage neighborhood and were relocated last week have found their way back to civilization, this time in a small town on Turnagain Arm.

May 6, 2015

Floatplane capsizes in Ketchikan; all evacuated safely

A commercial floatplane with a pilot and four passengers capsized in Ketchikan but all escaped without harm.

May 6, 2015

Teen pleads guilty to local cyclist’s hit-and-run death

An Anchorage teen is facing a three-year sentence instead of the decade possible in exchange for pleading guilty to driving under the influence last summer and killing popular local cyclist Jeff Dusenbury.

May 6, 2015

Alaska Aerial Media flies state’s first commercial drones

Drones are flying commercially for the first time in Alaska after with the Federal Aviation Administration’s recent approval.

May 6, 2015

Seattle Mayor: Port Needs New Permit For Arctic Oil Fleet

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the Port of Seattle can’t host Royal Dutch Shell’s offshore Arctic oil-drilling fleet unless it gets a new land-use permit.

May 5, 2015

Denali Opens For Climbers

Hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt North America’s tallest peak this season, and National Park Service rangers are ready to live on the mountain for the next three months to help with rescues.

May 5, 2015

Troopers Investigate Shooting Death Of Fox Man

Alaska State Troopers are investigating the shooting death of 69-year-old Jimmy Gojdics, an outdoorsman and character on National Geographic’s reality show “Ultimate Survival.”

May 5, 2015

Man Dies In Fall From Pickup Truck Bed At Rural Lodge

A 56-year-old man died Saturday after falling from the back of a pickup and striking his head. The man’s name has not been released.

May 4, 2015

Anchorage Man Charged With Murder In Weekend Stabbing Death

A 40-year-old Anchorage man has been charged with murder in weekend stabbings that left a man dead and a woman critically injured.

May 4, 2015

Temporary Water Filtration System Installed At Alatna

A water filtration system has been installed in a tiny interior Alaska village where a fire damaged infrastructure last month.

May 4, 2015

Regulatory Board Reviews Proposed Marijuana Regulations

Communities could opt-out or limit commercial and retail marijuana sales much the same way they do alcohol under proposed regulations put forth by the state alcohol control board.

May 1, 2015

Proposed Changes To US Fishing Laws Spark Conservation Row

A proposed update to federal fishing laws is sparking a debate among fishermen and conservationists about whether the changes will undo years of work to rebuild key fish populations.

April 30, 2015

Moose Deaths By Trains Hit 10-Year Low Due To Light Snowfall

Light snowfall kept moose deaths by train to a 10-year low this winter. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the animals have an easier time getting out of the way of oncoming trains when the tracks are clear.

April 30, 2015