A 14-year-old boy died Sunday in a rafting accident on Eagle River in Anchorage. A raft carrying the boy and his 30-year-old brother capsized in the river at about 7 p.m., Alaska State Troopers said.
KENAI — The Kenai Peninsula community of Sterling will be at less risk from future wildfires as government and Native corporation officials are planning a fuel break near the town. The planned Sterling Fuel Break will be a series of forest cuttings around an 8.5-mile section of Sterling’s border with the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.…
ANCHORAGE, — The public and news media in Anchorage will no longer be able to listen to the Anchorage Police and Fire Department’s radio system. City officials announced Friday that both the fire and police department’s radio systems will be encrypted and audio feeds on the internet will be taken down. Municipal Manager Mike Abbott…
Federal official praises the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s innovations in health and wellness.
Public workers earned 8 percent less than those in the private sector. But total compensation was about the same, since public employees have better benefits.
The code of military justice for the Alaska National Guard is getting an update, two years after a scathing report into alleged misconduct found a lack of confidence in the guard command.
A recently completed runway extension at the Kodiak Airport originally prompted environmental concerns among local groups and a tribal organization, but some members of the community now say they’re satisfied with the compromise that was reached.
An effort to restructure the Alaska Marine Highway System begins Aug. 20 at a summit in Anchorage.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council runs one of only two detox centers in the state of Alaska. At the Alaska Wellness Summit in Palmer Thursday, CITC CEO Gloria O’Neil announced that the Ernie Turner Center in Anchorage will be sold to Southcentral Foundation.
ANCHORAGE — A teenager sought on an Anchorage manslaughter warrant is in custody. Anchorage police say Deandrew Webster II turned himself in. Police on Thursday announced Webster was sought in the fatal shooting last weekend of Xeryus Tate, 17. Police just after 2 a.m. Sunday responded to a shooting near east Fourth Avenue and Newell…