- AP NewsBreak: Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit Updated: Oct-06-15 10:26 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker's administration spent $50,000 on consultants to help prepare for a visit by President Barack Obama and nearly another $2,000 on a professional photographer to capture what was described as a once-in-a-lifetime encounter.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Anchorage mayor says police recruitment a priority Updated: Oct-01-15 7:27 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz is making good on a campaign promise to improve public safety, partially through police recruitment.
- Anchorage Assembly passes LGBT anti-discrimination laws Updated: Sep-30-15 8:40 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage Assembly members have passed an ordinance making it illegal in the city to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
- Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists Updated: Sep-29-15 12:07 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its long quest to become the first company to produce oil in Alaska's Arctic waters, darkening the nation's long-term oil prospects and delighting environmental groups that tried to block the project.
- Bethel drafts LGBT anti-discrimination laws Updated: Sep-28-15 4:29 pm
BETHEL, Alaska - City employees could soon be protected from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination under changes to Bethel's municipal code.
- Searchers find missing man's truck, unrelated body Updated: Sep-27-15 1:47 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - State troopers say they have found the truck belonging to an Anchorage man who has been missing since Tuesday.
- NTSB report: Plane struck lake before deadly Alaska crash Updated: Sep-25-15 4:51 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A preliminary report has found that a floatplane struck the surface of a lake before crashing into a nearby, tree-covered hillside, killing three men on a fishing trip.
- Fox removal effort closer to completion on Alaska islands Updated: Sep-24-15 9:19 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A decades-old campaign to wipe dozens of Alaska islands clean of invasive arctic foxes is a step closer to wrapping up with an eradication effort this summer on a large, uninhabited island that's also home to hundreds of feral non-native cattle.
- Group fights to keep Consulate of Mexico in Anchorage Updated: Sep-23-15 7:22 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Mexicans living in Alaska will soon have to travel out of state to receive services from the Consulate of Mexico, but a group is petitioning to keep the Anchorage office open.
- Charges filed against owners of Alaska marijuana businesses Updated: Sep-22-15 7:16 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The owners of two marijuana delivery services and the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club in Anchorage have been charged with drug crimes for the delivery and possession of marijuana.
- Alaska tribal entities getting mold-elimination grants Updated: Sep-21-15 6:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Three Alaska Native organizations are receiving grants totaling $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for efforts to eliminate mold in homes.
- Most Alaskans will get record $2,072 each in oil money Updated: Sep-21-15 4:34 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Oil prices are so low that they are hovering at benchmarks not seen in years, plunging oil-dependent Alaska into a crippling budget deficit. But the industry's woes won't affect how much the state's oil investment account pays out to Alaskans, even though the government has been scrambling to pay the bills.
- Airplane crashes at Knik Glacier, Talkeetna, injure pilots Updated: Sep-21-15 11:45 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Two pilots suffered injuries Sunday in airplane crashes.
- In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing Updated: Sep-20-15 1:48 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Flush toilets and running water are elusive dreams for Paul Dock and other residents of impoverished Alaska villages where indoor plumbing has historically cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to install in just one home.
- 3 passers-by, officer stop woman from jumping off overpass Updated: Sep-20-15 1:11 am
ANCHORAGE , Alaska - The Anchorage Police Department says a police officer and three passers-by stopped an apparently suicidal woman from jumping off a pedestrian overpass Saturday afternoon.