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Mon, 20 May 2013 08:37 EDT
An Alaska volcano eruption is prompting regional airlines to cancel flights to nearby communities, including a town that reported traces of fallen ash.
Mon, 20 May 2013 22:02 EDT
Low-lying areas of Fort Yukon were under water Monday, a day after breakup on the Yukon River left 15 homes uninhabitable in Circle.
Mon, 20 May 2013 21:47 EDT
A former Alaska Department of Transportation worker and his supposed masseuse were charged with defrauding the State of Alaska out of more than $20,000 of worker's compensation benefits, the state…
Mon, 20 May 2013 20:37 EDT
A retired peace officer and his paramedic-firefighter wife are the sole winners of Alaska's biggest guessing game.
Mon, 20 May 2013 13:02 EDT
The Obama administration has approved Alaska's request for a waiver from provisions of the federal education law No Child Left Behind.
Mon, 20 May 2013 12:47 EDT
A 33-year-old man is believed to have drowned in the icy Chena River in Fairbanks after a stolen kayak he was in overturned and he was swept away, Alaska State…
Sun, 19 May 2013 12:07 EDT
The Coast Guard will kick off hearings Monday on how a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge used for Arctic Ocean exploratory drilling ended up aground off a remote Alaska…
Tue, 21 May 2013 00:22 EDT
The Coast Guard is holding a hearing in Anchorage to investigate the Dec. 31 grounding of the Kulluk oil drilling rig and determine how to prevent such troubled journeys.
Mon, 20 May 2013 22:05 EDT
The state recently doubled the number of investigators devoted to discovering fraud in an expansive -- and expensive -- system that serves and employs thousands and costs more than $100…
Sun, 19 May 2013 23:32 EDT
Spring Yukon River flooding drenched the Interior village of Circle on Sunday, swamping the village's downtown, displacing people from their homes and knocking houses off their foundations.
Mon, 20 May 2013 18:23 EDT
Alaska is trying to drum up publicity for its offer to pay some of the cost of exploratory drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but the pitch appears to…
Sun, 19 May 2013 22:04 EDT
Fog and blowing snow continue to hamper the search for a man and woman missing in Northwest Alaska since Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers said Sunday.
Sun, 19 May 2013 22:03 EDT
A Sutton man was being treated for serious head injuries after he was found pinned under his ATV on the Glenn Highway, troopers said Sunday.
Mon, 20 May 2013 20:52 EDT
The grounding of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge off a remote Alaska island began with a bracket connected to a tow line being ripped off the vessel in…
Mon, 20 May 2013 19:22 EDT
Folks in Ketchikan likely set a new Guinness World Records mark when nearly 2,000 people showed up to race one kilometer in their rain boots.
Mon, 20 May 2013 12:22 EDT
A state judge has ordered 2010 U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller to pay more than $85,000 in legal costs to the Alaska Dispatch after the publication sued to obtain records…
Mon, 20 May 2013 15:52 EDT
The state of Alaska on Monday proposed a multiyear, multimillion-dollar plan aimed at determining the true oil and gas potential in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Mon, 20 May 2013 12:37 EDT
Two house posts installed at a new federal laboratory in Juneau are a "powerful symbol" for bringing traditional knowledge and modern science together, a U.S. Forest Service official said.
Mon, 20 May 2013 11:22 EDT
Alaska is proposing a plan aimed at determining the true oil and gas potential in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Sun, 19 May 2013 21:37 EDT
A $150,000 state grant expected from the Alaska Legislature will allow the Kenai Peninsula Borough to help assess groundwater contamination near Nikiski.
Sun, 19 May 2013 17:36 EDT
A state commission will meet behind closed doors Tuesday in Kenai to decide whether a number of former police officers, troopers and corrections officers should lose their right to wear…