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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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Alaska State Troopers say 31-year-old Amanda Bee of North Pole fatally shot herself just before 5 p.m. Monday outside Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward as several Department of Corrections officers watched.
Gov. Bill Walker says he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward a vote.
Residents were warned to be ready to leave at a moment’s notice as rains increased the water level to take over another 15 feet of river bank in certain areas.
A statement from Kodiak police says officials found 120 grams of heroin and 146 grams of methamphetamine. Officials also seized more than $23,000 in cash and nine guns.
Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms says bear sightings in the Fairbanks area are much less common than they are in Anchorage or Juneau.
Coast Guard officials called off a search Sunday night for the boat with a man and two children on board after the man called his wife to say they were fine but running late.
The wreckage was removed from the steep, rugged terrain over the weekend, loaded onto a barge and transported to a locked hangar at Ketchikan on Monday. The next step is for the investigation team to reconvene there.
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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.