This year’s Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon had its share of oddities, including a black bear that blocked the trail and held up racers. An even more extraordinary sight was a runner racing in a pair of 3-inch heels.
For the first time, volunteer observers counted how many Cook Inlet belugas passed through the rivers between March and May.
Anthony Lee Herring faces nine felony charges related to the shooting, including for first-degree murder.
Nearly 15,000 Alaska state workers received layoff notices on Thursday. The next special session is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in the Capitol.
The 17-year-old Seward swimmer placed second in the 100-meter breaststroke Tuesday at the Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb.
Chisholm’s illegal prescriptions “significantly contributed” to the accidental deaths of five patients, who are listed in the document only by their initials, according to the plea agreement.
Deteriorating weather had ended search efforts for the day about an hour before Kiefer was found.
The policy change also ends mandatory screenings for lawmakers, legislative aides, executive branch employees and news reporters to enter the Capitol.
The woman contacted her husband, telling him she had been charged by multiple bears and had used bear spray. Shortly after that, she stopped responding to phone calls and messages.
Most money for $1,100 dividends, as well as for programs that lower high energy costs and pay for university scholarships, depended on three-quarters of the members agreeing to draw from the Constitutional Budget Reserve. That failed by six votes.