The state is continuing its mission to privatize Palmer's Mt. McKinley Meat and Sausage plant. The Department of Natural Resources' Board of Agriculture and Conservation issued requests for proposals Friday to lease or purchase the plant.

Anchorage police are investigating robberies at two Holiday gas stations they believe are related.
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A Kotzebue man has been sentenced to 36 years in prison for sexually assaulting a partially-disabled woman.

A man was indicted last week by an Anchorage grand jury for allegedly attacking a woman with a machete.

Anchorage police responded to two overnight shootings that left one person dead and one in critical condition.

A late-season fire near near Sutton is keeping fire crews on their toes. The Moose Creek Fire was reported early Saturday morning, and as of Sunday afternoon is charted at around 300 acres. Listen Now

The Anchorage Police Department is joining 100 other police departments around the country to provide more data and information to their respective communities. Listen Now

Four teens have been indicted for their roles in an Anchorage shooting death last month. The teens are accused of shooting 40-year-old Paula Zorawski on Sept. 22 when she answered the door of her East Anchorage home.

To cut? Or tax? That is the conundrum state lawmakers are facing in the midst of a multi-billion dollar budget shortfall. There are options on the table, but consensus on a fix remains elusive. A recent study looked at how different scenarios would affect Alaska's short-term economy. Listen Now

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.
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The state Department of Corrections announced Thursday that it is increasing the amount the municipality of Anchorage pays to house city prisoners in state correctional facilities. The rate hike affects Anchorage Correctional Complex, which houses mostly Anchorage area offenders. Listen now

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.

Anchorage police have released the name of a second man who was found dead in a local park over the weekend. Listen now

It's that time of year again. Giant pumpkins, pig racing and the ever-popular upside down bungee ride make their annual appearance at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer. The venerable fair, which turns 80 this year, manages to attract all ages with an eclectic mix of homespun crafts, toothsome food and lots of rock n' roll. 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

Affordable housing is in great demand in Alaska – people enter a lottery to even get their names on a waiting list. So the grand opening of an East Anchorage affordable housing complex for active seniors was cause for celebration Wednesday when about 50 people listened to speakers and toured the two-building complex. Listen now

The abundant cultural diversity of Alaska's largest city has inspired a new collaboration between Anchorage and an artist co-op. The goal is to improve the community through creativity and collaboration. 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.