Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Did an Anchorage couple start the 2015 wildfire that devastated a big swath of Willow? That’s the question for a Palmer jury, which heard opening statements Thursday as the trial over what became known as the Sockeye Fire began. Listen now
Alaska’s senior U.S. senator spent Wednesday in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough but has no events open to the public scheduled during the Senate's recess.
An Anchorage dentist and his office manager are facing charges of fraud over unnecessarily sedating patients and then charging Medicaid. Listen now
A man who fired shots near Girdwood and apparently fled the area prompted Alaska State Troopers to close the Seward Highway from Girdwood to south of Portage on Monday morning. Listen now
An air traffic controller in Anchorage has been honored for helping a pilot land his disabled jet on a remote Bering Sea island. Listen now
Residents and staff at the Palmer and Juneau pioneer homes, the state-run senior-care facilities, have been put on notice that a budget battle in the Alaska legislature is threatening to displace them. Listen now
Alaska's largest telecommunications company, GCI, has blamed statewide outages over the weekend on intentional damage to a fiber optic cable in Midtown Anchorage. Listen now
An Anchorage man is dead after an apparent snowmachine wreck near Willow this week, according to Alaska State Troopers.
From Public Safety to Platting, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s various departments have unveiled their latest round of budget requests. Listen now
After a sudden resignation, Alaska’s second largest school district finds itself in need of a superintendent for the second time in under a year. Listen now
A Wasilla man and a trooper dog are both dead after a shooting incident on the Parks Highway over the weekend. Listen now
A Palmer man faces federal charges in a Wasilla double homicide last summer, and the defendant, 30-year-old John Pearl Smith II, could face the death penalty. Listen now