The Associated Press
A federal judge in Anchorage is giving prosecutors more time to decide whether to call a key figure in the corruption retrial of former state lawmaker Vic Kohring.
The state of Alaska is appealing a federal ruling that upholds a 2008 decision to give polar bears federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.
State officials are also soliciting proposals for an analysis of the economic costs of Endangered Species Act listings.
A former Anchorage high school choir instructor will serve 13 years in prison after being convicted of two counts of sexually abusing a minor.
At least one-fifth of the Alaska Legislature attended a conference in Hawaii this month, at a cost of nearly $35,000 so far.
No one responded to the Senate Finance Committee’s request for proposals for an independent audit of the Goose Creek Correctional Center.
The federal agency overseeing offshore petroleum drilling says it has corrected flaws in environmental work done ahead of a 2008 lease sale in the Chukchi Sea.
A 33-year-old Anchorage woman has been accused of suffocating her three-week-old infant with a plastic bag. 33 year old Sarah Bentley Johnson has been charged with first-degree murder in the infant’s August 5 death. She made her first court appearance in Anchorage Wednesday.
Chicago police have recovered the equipment of the rock band Portugal. The Man , which was stolen, along with its touring van and trailer after an appearance at the Lollapalooza music festival.
The FBI has determined a white powder contained in packages sent to members of Alaska’s congressional delegation was not a hazardous substance but a sample of concrete material.
ConocoPhillips has extended operations at its Kenai liquefied natural gas plant until October to fill an additional order.