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Boating deaths down in Alaska, nationwide

Boating deaths down in Alaska, nationwideThe U.S. Coast Guard says boating fatalities are down in Alaska and nationwide.

Men face additional charges in troopers’ shooting

Men face additional charges in troopers’ shootingNew charges accuse a father and son of moving the bodies of the two officers to reposition their service weapons.

USDA awards $5.6M in energy grants

USDA awards $5.6M in energy grantsSeveral Western Alaska communities could see lower energy costs after federal grants have been distributed.

Court rules same-sex couples have equal tax rights

The Alaska Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to the same state property tax exemptions for senior citizens and disabled veterans as married couples.

USDA files complaint against Alaska university for muskoxen deaths

USDA files complaint against Alaska university for muskoxen deathsThe USDA has accused the UAF of possible Animal Welfare Act violations in the starvation deaths of 12 musk oxen at its large-animal research station.

Gov handles range of questions in online town hall

Gov handles range of questions in online town hallGov. Sean Parnell says repealing the state's oil tax structure would "kill" oil production.

Senate passes proposed amendment on student loans

Senate passes proposed amendment on student loansThe Alaska Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at helping lower the cost of student loans.

Man charged with murder says woman died in fall

A 26-year-old Quinhagak man charged with the murder of a 25-year-old village woman told troopers she died after she fell and hit her head on a board outside his home.

Parnell: 2014 should be education session

Parnell: 2014 should be education sessionGov. Parnell says he will introduce legislation to increase school operating funds.

Begich: Pebble will harm salmon

Begich: Pebble will harm salmonBegich is first of Alaska's congressional delegation to take a firm stand against the mine