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Fairbanks men detain theft suspect with bed frame, plow

A Fairbanks man and his father and used a metal bed frame and a snow plow to detain a suspected truck thief.

Sealaska selections in Tongass added to defense bill

Sealaska selections in Tongass added to defense billA long-awaited land selection agreement for Sealaska Corporation is among a package of public land bills that are now slated to move quickly through Congress

Iditarod boosts payout to $70k for 2015 winner

Iditarod boosts payout to $70k for 2015 winnerThe 2015 Iditarod winner will take home the race’s biggest payday ever — $70,000.

Compliance ordered for Ketchikan water supply

Compliance ordered for Ketchikan water supplyA compliance order from the state Department of Environmental Conservation spells out what the City of Ketchikan is required to do over the next couple of years to address ongoing water concerns.

NOAA proposes critical habitat for ringed seals

NOAA proposes critical habitat for ringed sealsA federal agency has proposed about 350,000 square miles of ocean off Alaska’s north and west coasts as critical habitat for the seal that’s the main prey of polar bears.

Board revokes liquor license of boat strip club

The Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has revoked the liquor license of a strip club operating on a boat outside the city of Kodiak.

Caribou, reindeer compete for space on the Seward Peninsula

Caribou, reindeer compete for space on the Seward PeninsulaFor decades, caribou have posed a threat to reindeer herders on the Seward Peninsula — their numbers swelling, even as the reindeer population shrinks.

Denali mountaineering concession contracts planned

Denali mountaineering concession contracts plannedNational Park Service officials say the agency plans to award as many as six mountaineering guide service concession contracts for Denali National Park and Preserve.

Juneau School District holds public forum on budget tonight

Juneau School District holds public forum on budget tonightThe Juneau School District expects next year’s deficit to be $2.5 million.

Walker names Davidson health commissioner

Gov. Bill Walker has announced Valerie Davidson as the new state health commissioner.