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Skier dies after crevasse fall in Alaska national park

Mason Stansfield, age 28, of Ouray, Colorado, fell into a crevasse fell 100 feet down. He died during the fall, according to officials.
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87-year-old Rep. Don Young announces re-election plans

The Republican, in a statement announcing his re-election plans Wednesday, said with the challenges facing Alaska, this is “not the time to take risks on someone untested and unproven.”
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Alaska Airlines bans Reinbold for violating mask rules

Reinbold posted on her personal social media account that she undertook a 14-hour drive through Canada to board a ferry to take her to Juneau on Sunday.
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Biden administration freezes Alaska mineral development orders, veteran allotments

The department said it wants to review “defects” in the public land orders regarding requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act.

High court takes up case on virus relief funding for Alaska Native Corporations

The question raised in the case set for oral arguments Monday is whether the corporations are tribes for purposes of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, which defines “tribes” under a 1975 law meant to strengthen their abilities to govern themselves.
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Report sheds little light on fatal Alaska helicopter crash

A preliminary report from the federal agency investigating the fatal helicopter crash in Alaska that killed five people, including the richest man in the Czech Republic, sheds little light on the cause.
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Anchorage acting mayor seeks emergency order extension

Currently, the emergency proclamation includes gathering-size restrictions, social distancing requirements in restaurants, bars and other businesses, health restrictions for some sports teams and a citywide mask mandate and would expire at the end of this week.
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Palin confirms COVID-19 diagnosis, urges steps like masks

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she tested positive for COVID-19 and is urging people to take steps to guard against the coronavirus, such as wearing masks in public.
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Feds: Owners must get helicopter wreckage off slope near Knik Glacier

Weather permitting, the hope is to have it off the mountain by the end of the week, he said.

Sentencing set in cruise ship beating death case

Sentencing has been set for June for a man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the beating death of his wife during a 2017 family cruise to Alaska.
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Work on $375M project to ease Sterling Highway congestion starts this summer

The Cooper Landing Bypass Project is not expected to be completed until 2025 and will improve highway safety on the stretch of road heavily used by those traveling to the Kenai Peninsula from Anchorage. In all, 10 miles of new road will be constructed between mileposts 46.2 and 56.
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2 charges dismissed, 8 remain against ex-Alaska Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux

District Court Judge Michael Franciosi in January dismissed two misdemeanor counts against LeDoux related to the 2014 campaign. In the dismissal, which had not been reported previously, Franciosi said the state brought the charges too late.
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Tributes paid to Czech billionaire killed in chopper crash

Among those offering condolences was the Czech Republic's prime minister.
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8 children in Alaska develop syndrome associated with COVID-19

Eight youths from Alaska have developed a serious inflammatory syndrome from previous coronavirus infections, state health officials said in a report.

Commission recommends juvenile parole reform in Alaska

New recommendations from Alaska's criminal justice commission recommend a "second look" for Alaskans who receive long prison sentences as children.
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JBER airman accused of conspiracy, bribery related to Eielson F-35 work, JBER

The airman and two owners of a construction companny are accused of conspiring from March to November 2019 to help the Best Choice Construction LLC win millions of dollars in military contracts for work related to Eielson's F-35 program and JBER.
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EPA settles for $130K with Alaska company over disposal well

The Soldotna-based North Star Paving & Construction Inc. is accused of having had an unauthorized underground injection well on its property.
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US, China spar in first face-to-face meeting under Biden

Top U.S. and Chinese officials offered sharply different views of each other and the world on Thursday as the two sides met face-to-face for the first time since President Joe Biden took office.
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Last team crosses Iditarod finish line

Hardwick, of Bethel, Alaska finished the race in 36th, completing the 850-mile race in 10 days, 9 hours, 22 minutes and 6 seconds to win the traditional Red Lantern award.
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Troubled US-China ties face new test in Alaska meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China will face a new test in their increasingly troubled relations when top officials from both countries meet in Alaska.