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Coghill: Reluctance to move on minimum wage bill

Coghill: Reluctance to move on minimum wage bill

Senate Majority Leader John Coghill says there’s probably reluctance among senators to move forward on a bill to raise Alaska’s minimum wage.

Suspect subdued with help from police dog

Suspect subdued with help from police dog

Alaska State Troopers say one of their trained dogs came to the aid of an officer assaulted by a suspect in Wasilla.

Senate panel supports alcohol ‘no sell’ list

The state Senate Finance Committee is supporting a proposal that establishes a “no-sell” list of people banned from buying alcohol in Anchorage.

Lance Mackey arrested for violating condition release

Lance Mackey arrested for violating condition release

A four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion was arraigned Monday after a weekend arrest.

Alaska gun crimes down, knife crimes up

Alaska gun crimes down, knife crimes up

UAA researchers say statistics show crimes committed using firearms are decreasing, while those with sharp objects like knives are rising.

Land-use agreement reached for Susitna-Watana dam work

Land-use agreement reached for Susitna-Watana dam work

The Alaska Energy Authority says it has reached a land-use agreement that is also key to it perhaps receiving additional funding for the proposed Susitna-Watana hydro project.

Ouzinkie reservoir drained after breach

Ouzinkie reservoir drained after breach

Officials in Ouzinkie are racing to find funding to replace the Mahoona Lake dam.

Juneau Police treating crash fatality a homicide

Juneau police say they are treating a fatal car crash as a homicide investigation.

Alaska Senate passes bill on cyberbullying

Alaska Senate passes bill on cyberbullying

The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would criminalize the cyberbullying of a minor.

Juneau man cited for bear found dead in yard

A man suspected of killing a black bear in a Juneau neighborhood will make a court appearance next week.