Dan Joling

Two Alaska highways reopen after weekend snow closures

Two northern Alaska highways closed by heavy snowfall reopened Monday.

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Natural gas leaks from pipeline in Alaska’s Cook Inlet

ANCHORAGE — Natural gas for at least 10 days has leaked from an underwater natural gas pipeline in Alaska’s Cook Inlet and floating ice has prevented divers from reaching the site.

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Ex-crewman says cause of Alaska sinking may never be known

ANCHORAGE — Dylan Hatfield got one last chance to see his brother and five other crewmen on the Destination, a 98-foot crab boat missing and presumed sunk in the Bering Sea. Read more

Six fishermen on crab boat go missing

ANCHORAGE — Six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat have gone missing in the icy, turbulent Bering Sea, and their employers are clinging to hope that they might somehow be found safe.

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EPA proposes OK of Fairbanks air plan, but more steps needed

ANCHORAGE — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it is proposing to accept a state of Alaska plan for cleaning up polluted winter air in Fairbanks even as the agency presses for more stringent measures.

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Alaska sues federal agencies over hunting prohibitions

ANCHORAGE - The state of Alaska on Friday sued two federal agencies to overturn a ban on certain hunting techniques on national refuges and preserves, including the killing of black bear sows and their cubs in dens with the aid of artificial light. Read more

Semi, tank trailers crash on Interior highway, spill fuel

ANCHORAGE - An estimated 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled along the Richardson Highway when a semi pulling double tank trailers ran off the road. Read more

Man charged with stalking, coercion of former co-worker

ANCHORAGE - Fairbanks prosecutors have filed felony coercion and criminal mischief charges against a man suspected of harassing a former co-worker, slashing her boyfriend's tires and threatening to burn down the man's house. Read more

Feds agree to new deadline for Fairbanks air cleanup

ANCHORAGE - The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to an August deadline on whether to accept or reject a state plan to clean up heavily polluted Fairbanks air. Read more

Struggle for gun preceded fatal shooting at botched robbery

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police investigating a double homicide and robbery say one victim was shot after a struggle over a gun and the second likely killed because she witnessed the shooting. Read more

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