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Remodelling work is currently underway on the Eagle's Nest at the Eaglecrest Ski Area. Along with more space being added to the Ski Patrol's first floor, new windows and a new deck are being ... Read More

Parnell reports raising more than $285K


Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell raised more than $285,000 during the latest reporting period, including $100,000 from the state Republican party.

Limo's 17 occupants uninjured in drive-by shooting


Anchorage police say there's been no reports of injuries after more than 30 rounds were fired at a limousine bus containing 17 people.

Alaskans taking risks with sex


Risky activities in Alaska include summiting Denali, braving bear country and, well, having sex. While Alaskans are outfitted with the best gear for outdoor endeavors, some seem to forget what to pack for the indoor activities.

Ice cave collapse


The U.S. Forest Service warned Alaskans that the popular ice caves on the west side of the Mendenhall Glacier were unstable.

Funeral held for woman who gave birth in coma


A funeral has been held in Bethel for a local woman who gave birth while in a coma after spending most of her pregnancy as clinically brain-dead.

USCG: 2 medevacs in Southeast Alaska Sunday

JUNEAU — U.S. Coast Guard crews in Sitka and Ketchikan performed two medevacs from two separate vessels in Southeast Alaska Sunday, according to a news release from the USCG Monday. Coast Guard ...

Former president George W Bush donates to Sullivan


Contributors to Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan's campaign include a former president and first lady.


Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

HOYLAKE, England - Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.
On the claret jug, his name is etched in silver below Phil Mickelson.

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Summer books roundup

It's an exciting time to be a book lover in Alaska - the literary scene across the state seems to get better every year, with books by and about Alaskans released faster than most readers can possibly keep up with them.

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Hong Kong a hop, skip and jump away

Jumping rope is not always considered a sport, said 15-year-old Kelley Olson. At least not until people witness competitive rope jumping first hand.

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