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Hoonah will soon be getting more cruise ship passengers as it nears completion of a new dock at Icy Strait Point.
Greg Salard’s defense team did not offer any witnesses or present any evidence of their own. Salard declined to testify on his own behalf.
Gail Fenumiai resigned abruptly on Friday at Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott’s request. She’s being replaced by Nome City Manager Josephine Bahnke.
According to charging documents Atchak said he placed Smart in a “choke hold” until she lost consciousness and he sexually assaulted her.
Potentially harmful algae are always present in seawater, but it’s only when they bloom into dense concentrations that they can cause much harm to the things that eat them.
This spring, Park biologists counted fewer than 50 Denali wolves, heightening a long-running battle over the popularly viewed animals.
A report published by the US Army Corps of Engineers in March of this year tentatively selected Nome as the site of a proposed deep-draft port, the first Arctic port of its kind in the country.
The kids say they’ve enjoyed working in Alaska’s outdoors over the last month, but their final two days left them fairly soaked.
Six organizations want the state to cancel the upcoming wolf trapping and hunting season on POW, the federal Office of Subsistence Management to cancel the subsistence wolf harvest, and the Forest Service to halt logging activity on the Big Thorne Timber Sale.
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The Alaska Court of Appeals ruled Friday that video testimony, sparing children the ordeal of appearing in court, must be scrutinized by the trial judge.
The quake struck at 8:49 p.m. Sunday and was centered 45 miles southwest of the village of Nikolski at a depth of 16 miles.
A designation at the same level of heroin in the Controlled Substances Act means bankers don’t want to take the risk of handling money from pot businesses.
The storm that flooded Anchorage streets Saturday night also washed away Janice Anderson’s first home in 10 years.
The fishing boat carrying a man and two children left Homer on a halibut fishing trip Saturday. It was supposed to return Sunday afternoon but had not been sighted by 6 p.m.
The Alaska Department of Corrections said in a statement that 74-year-old William Wilson had been held since 1995 on a second-degree murder conviction.
An Anchorage police spokeswoman says there were no signs of foul play. It will be several weeks before the autopsy report is available.
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Tensions are rising between the flood of refugees and the Lebanese, who fear that the camps will become a drain on the country’s resources. “We don’t have anyplace to go,” is one Syrian’s cry.
Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said over the weekend that President Obama’s Iran deal is so bad it will “take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven.”
The Boy Scouts National Executive Board approved a resolution that would allow “openly gay adult leaders and employees.” But local units will still be able to bar gay leaders.
Try to look inside the brain, and you’re not going to get very far. But photoacoustic imaging may be a solution for the shortcomings of conventional imaging. It uses lasers to make the brain sing.