The ruling strikes down a law by Republican state Sen. John Coghill. The state attorney general’s office is reviewing the decision and doesn’t know if it will appeal.
Today’s shooting of two journalists during a broadcast has reopened a conversation about how (or even if) sensitive material like the TV station’s video — and the gunman’s video — should be shared.
The church implied it might leave the Scouts when they changed the policy. Now, the church says as long as it can use its own criteria for appointing leaders, it will go on sponsoring troops.
The synthetic opioid fentanyl is used for surgery and to treat severe pain. Abuse has always been a problem. Now that it’s being used to cut heroin, the risk of overdose or death has soared.
There was a time when a teacher showing up on a student’s doorstep probably meant something bad. But increasingly, home visits are being used to spark parental involvement.
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Alaska has the third lowest graduation rate in the country for Alaska Native and American Indian students — about 51 percent in the 2010-11 school year.
A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waters.
The state Division of Insurance has approved average rate increases for next year of nearly 40 percent for the two companies providing individual health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace.
The sentencing hearing will be continued next week for a man accused of evidence tampering in the deaths of two Alaska State Troopers.
Few details have been released, including whether the deceased was male or female, or how the person died.
Alaska Supreme Court Justices have begun to hear oral arguments in a lawsuit over the legality of a proposed voter initiative to ban setnets in urban parts of Alaska.
Anchorage officials are forming a task force to deal with the rising number of suspected spice overdoses.
The race’s official website says details will be announced at the 39th Annual Wooden Boat Festival, which is scheduled for Sept. 11.