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In compiling a database of fatal police shootings, The Washington Post took an extra step — finding details about the mental health of the deceased. Reporter Kimberly Kindy relates what she learned.
Restoration of the pole means the history and significance of an event that began the Tsimshian renaissance will be preserved for generations to come.
Seven whale watching companies in Juneau are the first in the state to participate in a voluntary stewardship program that recognizes they go above and beyond federal and state viewing guidelines.
Olson was a Bristol Bay fisherman, and was the longtime president, CEO and chairman of the board of the Bristol Bay Native Corporation.
There is not enough child care in Petersburg. One of the preschools, the Petersburg Children’s Center, has a waiting list of 45 kids. A planned expansion could help drop that number.
Programs funded by the grant would be required to undergo a periodic third-party evaluation to assess the effectiveness of the program.
As Yukon salmon continue their summer runs, subsistence fishermen are expressing frustration about gear restrictions, closures, and now potentially infected fish.
Southeast fishermen say they’re not getting their fair share of an abundance of kings. The state of Alaska has been locked in a fight with its neighbors to the south over how many fish the fleet can catch.
Gov. Bill Walker wrote Wednesday to the Census Bureau to begin the process of changing the name from the Wade Hampton Census District to Kusilvak Census District.
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The largest avian influenza outbreak to hit the poultry industry in history has spread across the lower 48 U.S. states and Canada, but Alaskan flocks have not yet been affected.
Tobacco consumption in the state has dipped to its lowest point since the latest available records in 2001.
Footage from the security system of the Norwegian Cruise Line ship shows the crew member jumping overboard without a life jacket at 4:16 a.m. Thursday.
The man who broke into homes and stole women’s underwear will undergo a mental health evaluation.
Alaska’s newly appointed Marijuana Control Board has proposed four changes to state marijuana laws.
If humans don’t reverse global warming and stop the loss of sea ice, it’s unlikely polar bears will continue as a species.
The canceled grayling program makes up 11 percent of the fish that the Fairbanks hatchery planned to stock next year. The decision also removes grayling production at the William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery in Anchorage.
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Not everyone celebrated when the British surrendered at Yorktown. About a fifth of all colonists remained loyal to the Crown; for them, the American victory spelled exodus and, often, more violence.
During the world wars of the 20th century, librarians played a role worth remembering.
The Philadelphia Archdiocese has plans to demolish the city’s oldest Polish church, but it’s facing strong resistance: Longtime parishioners and neighborhood newcomers have joined forces in protest.
Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez led a mission to save eight soldiers in Vietnam — and nearly died in the process. Decades later, his daughter recalls a father who believed honor wasn’t won, but earned.