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Judge hears arguments on stay in education lawsuit

Judge hears arguments on stay in education lawsuitA Ketchikan judge says he will decide by today whether he should approve a stay of his January decision regarding an education funding case between the State of Alaska and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.

Anchorage Man Indicted On Sex Trafficking, Sexual Assault, Weapons Misconduct Charges

Law enforcement officials allege the man ran a brutal and exploitative sex trafficking and prostitution operation in Anchorage, Juneau, Kenai and Fairbanks.

Ketchikan child allegedly caged, bound by grandparents

Ketchikan child allegedly caged, bound by grandparentsDeputy Chief Josh Dossett said officers arrived at the home and found the girl, approximately 5 years old, in what he described as an improvised cage.

Haines king salmon derby cancelled

Another tough year is predicted for king salmon in Southeast and that has prompted the cancellation of the annual Haines King Salmon Derby.

Permanent Fund payout expected to be close to 2014 amount

Permanent Fund payout expected to be close to 2014 amountThe head of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation says this year's dividend is expected to be in the same range as last year's payout.

University of Alaska Board of Regents approves 5% tuition increase

University of Alaska Board of Regents approves 5% tuition increaseThe University of Alaska Board of Regents on Friday voted 8-2 in favor of a 5 percent tuition increase, in an effort to gain ground on the University’s budget shortfall.

Maw withdraws from consideration for Board of Fisheries position

A spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader John Coghill’s office confirmed the withdrawal of Dr. Roland Maw but couldn’t provide additional details.

A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska

A yearly flood into the Gulf of AlaskaSatellite data has confirmed that the amount of freshwater released into the Gulf of Alaska from streams and rivers in Alaska and northern Canada is about 1.5 times what the Mississippi River dumps into the Gulf of Mexico each year.

Alaska communities report record high temperatures

Alaska communities report record high temperaturesAlaska communities have been experiencing February temperatures as high as the mid-50s.

Alaska tops Gallup’s Index of Well-Being

Alaska tops Gallup’s Index of Well-BeingGallup yesterday released its annual Index of Well-Being, and for the first time, Alaska tops the list.