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Parnell, Walker spar at Soldotna gubernatorial debate

Four gubernatorial candidates took questions at a Chamber of Commerce forum Wednesday in Soldotna.

Longtime Anchorage public radio DJ murdered

Longtime KSKA DJ Marvell Johnson was shot and killed on Tuesday. His foster son, Peter John Henry, is being charged with murder.

New show to highlight “extreme relationships” with sea

A handful of Kodiak locals have made it into the reality TV spotlight in recent years, and now there’s an opportunity for even more to have their 15 minutes of fame.

In new ad, Begich embraces Obamacare vote

In new ad, Begich embraces Obamacare voteFor those who want to unseat U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, one strategy has prevailed from the start: Bind him to President Obama and the Affordable Care Act.

Juneau considers upping tobacco taxes

A Juneau Assembly committee has forwarded the idea of an increased tax on tobacco products to the finance committee for further consideration.

ACLU: Alaska should recognize same-sex marriage

The head of the American Civil Liberties Union in Alaska says the state should stop defending its same-sex marriage ban after a federal appeals court ruled gay marriage is legal in Idaho and Nevada.

Kuskokwim River may meet Chinook escapement goal

Unprecedented closures kept fishermen this summer from targeting king salmon in an effort to bring more fish to spawning grounds after several poor runs.

Health officials say Ebola threat low in Alaska

Alaska health officials say the state's remote location, sparse population and few ties to affected countries put Alaska at a lower risk than other states.

HUD grants target Native housing projects

HUD Secretary Julian Castro announced Monday the award of millions of dollars in housing grants to American Indian and Alaska Native tribes nationwide. Castro made the announcement while in Anchorage.

In Ketchikan, mayoral candidate has felony record

Court records show that Ketchikan Gateway Borough mayoral candidate Lewis Armey Jr. was convicted of felony coercion last year.