- Alaska's median income drops below 1989 levels Updated: Oct-06-15 9:03 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska residents are making less money than they have in years, with the state's median income dropping below that of 1989.
- Hunter falls to death on Pioneer Peak Updated: Oct-06-15 7:00 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Authorities say a Wasilla man has died after falling down the mountainside at Pioneer Peak.
- Minor charged in connection with July slaying of 18-year-old Updated: Oct-06-15 5:00 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A minor has been charged in connection with the July death of an 18-year-old who was fatally shot during a dance party in Anchorage, according to the Anchorage District Attorney's Office.
- 'Fairbanks Four' wants convictions overturned Updated: Oct-05-15 9:48 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Four men who claim they were wrongly convicted of killing a Fairbanks teenager in 1997 are seeking post-conviction relief in a civil trial that started Monday.
- Pitney: Cuts only one piece of budget picture Updated: Oct-05-15 8:30 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Even with major budget cuts, the state could see its credit rating dropped if it doesn't take steps to address revenues, Gov. Bill Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, told state lawmakers on Monday.
- Couple brings fresh goat milk to southeast Alaska market Updated: Oct-05-15 2:53 pm
PETERSBURG, Alaska - Fresh dairy products are a rarity in southeast Alaska, but one family is trying to change that.
- Venetie man arrested in connection with stabbing death Updated: Oct-05-15 2:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 33-year-old man is under arrest in connection with the stabbing death of another man in the interior Alaska village of Venetie (VEE'-neh-teye).
- Anchorage firefighter among those honored at memorial Updated: Oct-05-15 2:03 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Anchorage firefighter who died during a training exercise was among those honored at national memorial service over the weekend.
- Soldotna woman arrested for DUI with 5 kids in car Updated: Oct-05-15 1:40 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers say they arrested a Soldotna woman for driving under the influence with five children in the car.
- Economic development council holds Anchorage meeting Updated: Oct-05-15 1:16 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - If economic development is your profession, odds are you are in Anchorage this week.
- Thieves target vehicles along highway near Fairbanks Updated: Oct-05-15 12:57 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers say highway thieves near Fairbanks have been pulling emission control devices off vehicles.
- Alaska Editorials Updated: Oct-05-15 12:38 pm
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:
- Walking the Americas: Woman preps for 5-year trek Updated: Oct-05-15 12:03 pm
SMITHVILLE, Missouri - The night before Bethany Hughes started on the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,650-mile hike from Mexico to Canada, she was so wired that she kept rifling through her bags.
- Anchorage requests federal help to stop Spice crisis Updated: Oct-05-15 8:33 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage emergency workers say they have noticed a dramatic spike in the number of medical emergencies related to the use of the synthetic drug Spice since mid-summer.
- Centuries-old human skull uncovered in southeast Alaska Updated: Oct-03-15 12:37 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Staff members from a bald eagle preserve in southeast Alaska found a centuries-old human skull while sifting through dirt at their new aviary location.
- UAS tries to draw students as programs fall to budget cuts Updated: Oct-03-15 10:51 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - While programs and construction projects are dwindling due to budget cuts, the University of Alaska Southeast is looking at enrollment as a way to continue contributing to the Juneau economy in the long run.
- Departures from Alaska at highest point in 25 years Updated: Oct-03-15 5:34 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - More people left Alaska last year than they have in decades, with net migration out of the state at its highest point in in the past quarter-century.
- Homeless man in Anchorage uses homemade spear to kill bear Updated: Oct-03-15 12:36 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A homeless man fashioned a machete-like blade to a groomed tree branch and speared a hungry black bear cub that was sniffing for food Friday morning at an illegal camp site in Anchorage.
- Alaska officials eye eroding village as relocation model Updated: Oct-02-15 9:16 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - One of Alaska's most eroded coastal Native villages is being eyed as a possible national model for relocating whole communities whose futures are threatened by natural disasters escalated by climate change.
- Authorities: Alaska deaths of some walruses human-caused Updated: Oct-02-15 8:19 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Federal authorities say the death of some of the walruses at a haul-out site in northwest Alaska were caused by humans, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes it has identified those responsible.
- Alaska road used to haul oil supplies clogged with snow Updated: Oct-02-15 4:23 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Road crews are clearing snow drifts Friday from a section of the only road available for hauling supplies to Alaska's North Slope oil fields.
- 4 finalists named for CEO of Alaska Permanent Fund Corp Updated: Oct-02-15 2:57 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Four finalists have been named for the job of CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.
- Man named Santa Claus runs for office in Alaska's North Pole Updated: Oct-02-15 1:13 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A man whose legal name is Santa Claus is running for a City Council seat in the tiny Alaska town of North Pole.
- Officials seeing more scams since Permanent Fund payouts Updated: Oct-02-15 7:49 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - With Alaskans ready to cash their Permanent Fund dividends, regulators and consumer protection organizations are seeing an increase in scams looking to snatch up the annual payout.
- Budget cuts could cost Alaska State Troopers a helicopter Updated: Oct-02-15 7:39 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers have already grounded one of their two search and rescue helicopters due to budget cuts, and officials say if changes aren't made they may not be able to afford the other chopper.