Juneau and Douglas' 13 precincts were bustling with voters Tuesday, with several precincts blowing 2012's primary turnout out of the water before the end of the day. At 6:30 p.m., 818 people had cast regular ballots at Northern Light United Church.
The financial secretary of a local carpenters union pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling $40,000 of the union's assets over a six-year span.
Jonathan Henry Smith, 42, admitted to the felony during a hearing in U.S.
A Washington man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison on Tuesday for supplying heroin to a Ketchikan drug ring in 2011 and 2012.
Judge Timothy Burgess imposed the sentence for Wayne Gary Sherman, 43, during a hearing in U.S.
Southeast Alaska lost a poet, a translator, a scholar, a former poet laureate and a historian on Tuesday. Richard "Dick" Dauenhauer was all of these things and more in his lifetime, which ended after a battle with cancer.
It was a good night to be named Dan Sullivan.
It'll be former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan versus Sen. Mark Begich in November, while Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan will face off with Hollis French for lieutenant governor.
We are profoundly disappointed and frustrated that the trustees of the defunct Sheldon Jackson College have filed a notice to appeal a recent federal decision rejecting their claim to 160 acres by Redoubt Falls and surrounding areas near Sitka.
One of Norm Staton’s favorite photos of his son Ryan shows the then 3-year-old sports junkie spread out on the living room floor, a mitt in one hand and baseball in the other, a small hat knocked ... Read More
Phase one of work on Peterson Lake Trail is complete, meaning the path is more easily walkable for the first ¾ mile, up to the scenic waterfall overlook. Trail Mix Inc. crews have also maintained the path's historic character as a mining trail.
Michael Ibias, 12, left, watches Nick Daniels, 8, as he practices a jump at the Pipeline skate park on Thursday. The pair has spent 6 hours a day at the park this summer, and when school begins, ... Read More
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