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Walker halts eminent domain of property for bridge project

Walker halts eminent domain of property for bridge projectGov. Bill Walker has stopped the state transportation department from seizing the land occupied by a sandwich shop in Anchorage for a bridge project that may be put on hold.

Kuskokwim 300 has hometown winner for 1st time in 30 years

Kuskokwim 300 has hometown winner for 1st time in 30 yearsA Bethel man is the first local musher in nearly 30 years to win the Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race.

Troopers cite Juneau woman suspected of springing traps

A 39-year-old Juneau woman has been cited for tripping legal traps set to catch fur-bearing animals.

Wrangell man dies of injuries suffered in Ketchikan jail

Wrangell man dies of injuries suffered in Ketchikan jailAn autopsy has been ordered for a 20-year-old Wrangell man who died of injuries suffered in a Ketchikan jail.

Alaska asks gay marriage appeal wait for high court decision

Alaska asks gay marriage appeal wait for high court decisionAlaska Attorney General Craig Richards is asking a federal appeals court to not do anything with the state's appeal of a gay marriage ruling until the nation's high court weighs in.

New population estimate shows slight decline in Alaska

he state demographer estimates Alaska's population is shrinking — slightly.

UA Fairbanks chancellor may seek president’s job

UA Fairbanks chancellor may seek president’s jobThe chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks says it's likely he will apply to replace outgoing UA President Pat Gamble.

Walker to lay out priorities, discuss budget in 2 speeches

Walker to lay out priorities, discuss budget in 2 speechesGov. Bill Walker will be giving two addresses before a joint session of the Alaska Legislature next week.

2014 had record number of quakes in Alaska

If you thought the earth was moving a little more than usual recently, you are correct.

Trial begins for Ketchikan fisherman charged in diver death

The trial of a 33-year-old Ketchikan commercial fisherman charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide has begun in Ketchikan.