Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage

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Gov. Bill Walker at a press conference Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

Governor Bill Walker Monday requested an expedited review of a lawsuit challenging his veto of half the money for this year's Permanent Fund Dividends. Listen Now

Pope Francis and the Catholic Church have named Alaska's next Archbishop. Archbishop-elect Paul Etienne was introduced to the community Tuesday by outgoing-Archbishop Roger Schweitz at the Archdiocese of Anchorage. Listen Now

The victim of last week's shooting near Anchorage's Russian Jack Park has died. Four suspects have been charged. Listen Now

Governor Bill Walker announced Friday morning exactly how much Alaskans would receive in this year's Permanent Fund Dividend check.

With the impending announcement of this year's Permanent Fund Dividend, travel deals are heating up. And this weekend, some of the companies with the best PFD deals will be under one roof.

A standoff in Anchorage lasting more than 36 hours came to an end Friday morning. The Anchorage Police Department says 69-year-old Robert Musser, who was barricaded in his home, is confirmed to be deceased.

Anchorage police are searching for the suspected shooter last seen near Central Middle School. APD was alerted to the shooting in the area of 15th Avenue and E Street at about 6:15 Tuesday morning.

The future of athletics for the University system is at financial risk. The programs get more than half their current budget from state funds and the UA system plans to dramatically reduce that in the next few years. A new report takes a look at steps the athletic departments can take to save money. Listen now

Crews are beginning work to quell the rapid advance of the Matanuska River in the community of Butte. Listen now

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough and Governor Bill Walker issued a disaster declaration Monday due to erosion and threat of flooding in the Butte area along the Matanuska River. Listen now

Each of the three main University of Alaska campuses are accredited separately. A study released this week asks would it be more cost effective to bring all the campuses together under one accreditation. The answer: probably not. Listen now

Two teenagers were killed over the weekend in separate shooting incidents in Anchorage. Listen now

A man is dead in an apparent homicide early Friday morning on Anchorage's east side.
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Alaska State Troopers responded Saturday to a report of a body floating in the Tongass Narrows near Ketchikan.
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A flood advisory is in effect for the Chena River at the Moose Creek Dam through Monday afternoon.

Heavy rain over the weekend helped firefighters gain a stronger foothold on the McHugh Fire, south of Anchorage.
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Scott Patterson and Christy Marvin defended their titles over the weekend in the 32nd annual Crow Pass Crossing.

The flood advisory along the Kuskokwim River near Nikolai has been extended through early Thursday afternoon.

Anchorage Police have ID'd a suspect in custody in relation to homicide Monday in South Anchorage.

A flood advisory is in effect along the Kuskokwim River near Nikolai through early Wednesday afternoon.