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A new legal opinion from the attorney general affirms the Violence Against Women Act’s precedence over state law.
Legally, a single fish species can go by many names from sea to plate, and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to combat illegal fishing and fraud.
The Juneau Assembly advanced a series of policy changes Thursday that would leave lower-income seniors entirely exempt from paying city sales tax, while reducing wealthier seniors’ benefit.
Alaska State Troopers identified Homer resident Anders Gustafson, executive director of the Renewable Resources Coalition, as the fourth person charged with stealing oysters from a farm in Kachemak Bay.
Wassily was booked on a third degree sexual assault charge and held on $10,000 bail pending arraignment.
The proposed tobacco tax would generate an estimated $1.2 million a year in new revenue. The draft ordinance calls for directing up to 15 percent of income toward smoking cessation programs.
Four communities affected by this spring’s poor walrus harvest will soon receive 10,000 pounds of halibut from a nonprofit that supplies seafood to hunger-relief efforts.
This year renowned Haida weaver Delores Churchill and her grandson Haida master carver Donald Varnell will then deliver the keynote address Oct. 15, the first day of the convention.
“We hope that we’ll get data all the way up until 1 to 2 seconds before the accident,” says NTSB investigator Chris Shaver.
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The icebreaker made its way to the Pacific Ocean after authorities forced the demonstrators from the river and the St. Johns Bridge.
An Anchorage methadone clinic is turning people away as they wait for the state to send its grant award notice for the coming fiscal year.
24-year-old Joshua Almeda entered the guilty plea Thursday as part of a plea agreement that would keep him from facing trial and a potential first-degree murder conviction.
Some of Alaska’s social service agencies say they are feeling strained finances caused by delayed state grant funding caused by the Legislature’s late budget and expenditures on a new state computer accounting system.
The Fennica headed out Thursday after authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river and removed others dangling from a bridge.
EPA officials said Thursday the borough stored more than 45,000 pounds of hazardous waste in Barrow without a storage permit required under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
Police say a state-issued credit card, reported missing from a state worker’s desk, was used to withdraw $500 from a Juneau bank last month.
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The judge said that because Ray Tensing faces a potential life-in-prison sentence, she was setting his bail at $1 million.
News of the lawsuit by former Phi Kappa Psi members comes along with word that Rolling Stone’s managing editor, Will Dana, has resigned.
The Obama administration is expected to announce a new program Friday that would once again allow some prisoners access to federal college funding.
It is hoped that the new supercomputer, expected to go online by 2025, would be the first “exascale” machine — some 20 times faster than today’s fastest machine, called Tianhe-2 (Milky Way-2).