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Ketchikan bus driver fired after alleged threat

A Ketchikan school bus driver has been fired after allegedly threatening children while holding a knife.

Ketchikan seeks borough money for 911 call service

The Ketchikan city manager is threatening to cut off 911 calls from outside the city unless borough residents pick up more of the tab to operate the dispatch center.

Alaska villages cope with treated-water shortages

Alaska villages cope with treated-water shortagesTwo Native villages on Alaska's western coast are coping with shortages of treated water brought on by failures of their supply transmission pipelines.

Juneau man admits to shock collar abuse of beagle

A Juneau man will have to perform 80 hours of community service after admitting he left an electronic shock collar in the "on" position for two and half years on his dog.

Soldier dies nearly 3 months after hit by truck

Army officials say a Fort Wainwright soldier from Texas who was struck by a log-hauling truck near Salcha has died of his injuries almost three months later.

Prescription drug drop-off day set for Saturday

Prescription drug drop-off day set for SaturdayAlaskans can safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs Saturday as part of the year's first National Drug Collection Day.

Drone task force passes Legislature

Drone task force passes LegislatureThe Alaska Legislature will have its own task force to tackle issues regarding drones.

US soldier in Alaska apologizes in espionage case

An Alaska-based soldier who has admitted to attempted espionage says he's sorry for his actions.

Oil tax reduction clears legislature on final day

Oil tax reduction clears legislature on final day

Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline near Fox. Photo by Rosemarie Alexander/KTOO.

A multi-billion dollar oil tax cut has passed the Alaska Legislature.  Senate Bill 21 was approved … more

Bill: Judicial Council shouldn’t make recommendations

Bill: Judicial Council shouldn’t make recommendationsThe Alaska Judicial Council would be barred from recommending whether judges should be retained under a bill proposed in the state House.