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ANCHORAGE - Alaska officials say e-cigarettes may be responsible for last year's larger-than-normal drop in tobacco revenue.

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 12:03am

FAIRBANKS - Alaska's newly appointed Marijuana Control Board has proposed four changes to state marijuana laws. The board held its first meeting Thursday in Fairbanks.

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 12:03am

The good old days weren't. By almost all measures, Juneau - and Alaska as a whole - is safer today than it has been at most points in the last 40 years. While the population of the state and borough have grown, crime has fallen.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:06am

DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE - Northern Arizona football player Michael DeGroote died after apparently shooting himself with a gun while vacationing with his family in Alaska.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:05am

SITKA - According to University of Alaska Southeast officials, the newly named director of the Sitka campus will no longer be taking the position. The news comes a little less than a week before Chris Gilmer was supposed to begin.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:04am

KETCHIKAN - The family of a Ketchikan man who has been missing for six months has filed a presumptive death petition. Roy Banhart, who was 38 when he was last seen, went missing either Dec. 28 or Dec.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:04am

ANCHORAGE - A lack of snow over the winter has earned a new record for Alaska's largest city. The National Weather Service says Anchorage received 25.1 inches of snow over the winter, compared with the normal 74.5 inches.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:04am

ANCHORAGE - Polar bears are at risk of dying off if humans don't reverse the trend of global warming, a blunt U.S. government report filed Thursday said.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:03am

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker has made official Alaska's intent to change the title of a census area named for confederate military officer Wade Hampton. Walker sent a letter to U.S.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:03am

A drug-sniffing dog that worked for the Alaska State Troopers has a new gig tracking contraband in prisons.

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:12pm


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