Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage

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

A newly-awarded U.S. Department of Labor grant aims to bolster Alaska's health care and aviation industries. The grant will increase the use of apprenticeships, which the state hopes will increase the chances of companies hiring locally. Listen Now
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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will address the AFN Convention tomorrow. Listen Now

Calista Corporation's board of directors Wednesday approved its second shareholder dividend of the year.

The Fairbanks Police Department released new details regarding an officer who was shot over the weekend.

A Fairbanks police officer was shot multiple times early Sunday. The officer is identified as Sgt. Allen Brandt, an 11-year veteran of the Fairbanks Police Department. Listen Now

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

Neither Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump or Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson will have a full-page spread in Alaska's official elections pamphlet. 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.

Though the cause of a fatal plane crash near Togiak is not yet determined, the National Transportation Safety Board released a few details about the flight. Listen Now

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
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