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One of the biggest issues of last year’s governor’s race was the state of the Alaska National Guard. Media outlets tried for months to get records on then-Gov. Sean Parnell’s response, and the struggle culminated in a lawsuit, which the state lost.
Every summer, a team of federal exterminators set up shop in the southwest corner of the state. Their job is to root out non-native animals that might disturb the Alaska Maritime Wildlife Refuge.
The Alaska Marine Highway System has canceled this summer’s sailings between Petersburg and northern Prince of Wales Island.
The rapid rehousing program provides the homeless with short-term rental assistance. But many recipients ultimately face the same problems as those who stay in shelters, a new government study finds.
Funding for trails, cabins and wildlife-viewing sites has declined in recent years, and tour operators worry the Forest Service will not be able to maintain the attractions they depend on.
On Monday, military units stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson began a massive multinational training operation with hundreds of paratroopers are departing for Australia as part of the exercise.
A B-25 J Mitchell bomber left to rust in Nome after World War II is being stripped for parts and may one day be refurbished.
Five search teams went up the Mount Roberts trail and Temsco Helicopters provided an aerial search.
In late May, the state body charged with oversight of judges and courts cited Judge Dooley for six incidents the commission said may have violated codes of professional conduct.
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The bodies of the pair were found inside a dilapidated trailer in the area after troopers heard noises coming from the vehicle Sunday afternoon. Troopers say there was no response when communication was attempted.
Four troopers flew to the community of Selawik Monday morning after receiving a report shortly after 4:30 a.m. that a man was shooting a firearm in the village.
It’s not just humans watching over the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline, making sure oil continues to pump along beneath the surface of the state.
The Willow Community Rebuild Project quickly gained 150 volunteers and raised more than $27,000 to help build new homes.
At 4:49 p.m. Alaska time, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck 24 miles southwest of Talkeetna, a town of nearly 900 residents.
Police in Juneau kept their old school batons longer than many departments in the country, but they now plan to replace the straight stick model with collapsible steel batons this fall.
Troopers said in a press release that the body and clothing found Friday match descriptions of de Miranda Santiago.
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The state’s Senate will need to approve the bill one more time before it can go on to the House. Monday’s tally was 37-3; a final vote will be held Tuesday.
The widely publicized measles outbreak linked to California theme parks appears to have made parents more confident about vaccine safety and benefits, a national poll finds.
The latest data on drug and device company payments to health professionals largely exclude nurse practitioners and physician assistants, even though they play an increasing role in patient care.
Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala, his home in exile, sang, danced and told us what their spiritual leader has meant to them.