- Bill would require students to repay grants Updated: Feb-08-16 3:21 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Lawmakers are considering a bill that would require students to repay state scholarships and grants if they fail to graduate within six years of starting their programs.
- Minority Democrats pitch ditching party caucuses Updated: Feb-08-16 2:01 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Minority Democrats want Alaska lawmakers to work together outside the confines of the traditional party caucuses in looking for budget solutions this legislative session.
- Alaska editorials Updated: Feb-08-16 1:47 pm
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:
- Suspect detained in fatal shooting at Kodiak harbor Updated: Feb-08-16 12:19 pm
KODIAK, Alaska - Police in Kodiak have arrested Washington state man suspected in a shooting death at a city harbor.
- Report: Ferry system spending had double economic impact Updated: Feb-08-16 7:53 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A newly released study found that every dollar put into the Alaska Marine Highway System has double the economic benefit to Alaska.
- TSA struggles to fill vacant positions at Alaska's airports Updated: Feb-08-16 7:52 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Transportation Security Administration says it's having difficulty filling the open positions at more than a dozen airports across Alaska.
- Eagle River residents weigh in on Anchorage marijuana rules Updated: Feb-07-16 1:38 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage votes on its marijuana business rules next week and residents in an Anchorage community that mostly voted against recreational pot in Alaska are weighing in.
- Angoon officials worry about mercury in subsistence foods Updated: Feb-07-16 1:04 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near Hawk Inlet.
- Former tribal chief sentenced for embezzling over $100,000 Updated: Feb-06-16 5:13 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A former Healy Lake Tribe first chief and administrator will spend up to 90 days on house arrest as part of her sentence for embezzling more than $100,000 in federal and tribal funds.
- Fairbanks man convicted of 3 charges in murder-for-hire case Updated: Feb-06-16 4:56 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A former Fairbanks chiropractor will be sentenced in May in a murder-for-hire case.
- Marijuana meeting, scholarship bill things to know about Updated: Feb-06-16 4:28 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The board tasked with regulating Alaska's legal pot industry is set to meet as the date to begin accepting marijuana business applications nears. Also in the days ahead, lawmakers plan to discuss a bill that would require students who receive state-sponsored merit scholarships or financial aid grants to repay them if they don't complete their degrees or certification programs within six years. The chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court also is set to deliver the annual State of the Judiciary address.
- Alaska troopers: No plans to intervene in village dispute Updated: Feb-06-16 12:58 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers said they don't know who the rightful tribal leaders are in a western Alaska village involved in a power struggle, and they've taken no action weeks after a federal judge said the agency could use force to evict former leaders.
- Health official: Alaskans at low risk for Zika virus Updated: Feb-05-16 9:09 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - An official with the state Division of Public Health says Alaskans are not likely to contract the Zika virus unless they have contact with people who have been travelling in affected areas.
- Alaska moves to prosecute witness in Ted Stevens trial Updated: Feb-05-16 6:25 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska's attorney general is again seeking an explanation from the U.S. Department of Justice on why it did not file child exploitation charges against a businessman who testified in the corruption trial of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens.
- SUV strikes parked patrol car; trooper suffers leg injury Updated: Feb-05-16 11:43 am
PALMER, Alaska - An Alaska State Trooper responding to a vehicle in a ditch in Palmer was injured when a sport utility vehicle crashed into his parked patrol car.
- Person dies in single-vehicle Anchorage traffic crash Updated: Feb-05-16 11:26 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A fatal car crash early Friday morning closed a busy Anchorage intersection.
- Report: Police acted properly in incident with autistic man Updated: Feb-05-16 7:31 am
KODIAK, Alaska - An independent investigation into a physical encounter between Kodiak police officers and an autistic man has determined that the three officers responded professionally.
- Delta Junction votes to keep pot industry out of city Updated: Feb-05-16 7:29 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Delta Junction City Council has approved a ban on marijuana businesses in the city 100 miles southeast of Fairbanks.
- Suspected shoplifters fire BB gun at security guards Updated: Feb-04-16 8:49 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A fourth juvenile has been arrested in shoplifting incident that left two Anchorage security guards injured by a BB gun.
- Troopers seize illegal drugs, stolen guns at home in Tok Updated: Feb-04-16 5:51 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An estimated $35,000 in illegal drugs and at least 15 stolen guns have been seized by Alaska State Troopers serving a search warrant in Tok (tohk).
- Data gaps hinder explanation for Alaska seabird die-off Updated: Feb-04-16 5:12 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A preliminary investigation into the massive die-off of common murres, one of the Northern Hemisphere's most abundant seabirds, off Alaska's coast is revealing gaps in basic information on North Pacific waters and the wildlife that inhabit them.
- Alaska judge hears arguments in Medicaid expansion case Updated: Feb-04-16 4:48 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A state court judge in Anchorage heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's authority to expand Medicaid without legislative approval.
- The Latest: Judge hear arguments in Medicaid expansion case Updated: Feb-04-16 2:59 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Latest on a lawsuit over Medicaid expansion in Alaska (all times local):
- Last month ruled Fairbanks' driest January in 106 years Updated: Feb-04-16 8:48 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - With almost no snow last month, January 2016 was one of the driest Januaries in Fairbanks' weather history.
- Settlement up for approval in campaign violations case Updated: Feb-04-16 7:25 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Alaska Public Offices Commission will consider a settlement in a campaign disclosure violations case involving two independent political groups once linked to Gov. Bill Walker's deputy chief of staff.