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A jury has convicted former Wrangell Dr. Greg Salard of receiving and distributing child porn after an hour and a half of deliberations.
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.
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.
Gail Fenumiai resigned abruptly on Friday at Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott’s request. She’s being replaced by Nome City Manager Josephine Bahnke.
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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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The Obama administration offered help to nonviolent offenders like Dana Bowerman, but more than half the applications sent to the Clemency Project 2014 have not been processed.
George Washington University is the latest and one of the largest private universities to drop its admissions testing requirement.
In his new book, The Man Who Wasn’t There, Anil Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves — and how those perceptions can be distorted by certain brain conditions.
“I am honored to be a part of this amazing team,” says Jen Welter, an athlete and sports psychologist.