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ANCHORAGE - A fourth young adult has killed himself in less than three weeks in a remote Alaska Native village, the latest in a tragic cycle in which each of the previous three deaths influenced the subsequent one, authorities said.

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 12:00am

The Alaska School Board has approved tough new grading standards for the Alaska Measures of Progress standardized tests.

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 12:00am

Gov. Bill Walker opened the first day of the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage by renaming the second Monday in October from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 12:00am

If the state's budget outlook remains unchanged, the Alaska Marine Highway System will begin investigating whether to surplus the state ferry Taku in the next six months.

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 2:53pm

ANCHORAGE - Authorities say the remains of a small child have been recovered from a home that burned down in the western Alaska village of Tununak (too-NOO'-nuck).

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 10:37am

ANCHORAGE - Authorities say a man was shot by a gunman after opening the door of his Anchorage home. The Alaska Dispatch News reported that police still haven't located the suspect following the Sunday afternoon shooting.

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 10:36am

ANCHORAGE - High wind and heavy rain are blamed for the collapse of a home on stilts in southeast Alaska. A village public safety officer in Angoon (ang-GOON') on Friday called Alaska State Troopers to report the home on a beach had collapsed.

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 10:34am

ANCHORAGE - The federal government will now recognize a major river system in Alaska by its two native names.

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 10:33am

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's largest gathering of indigenous people is scheduled to take place in Anchorage this week, giving participants a forum for discussing crucial issues, including the state's ongoing fiscal crisis.

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 10:31am

ANCHORAGE - A Native village on Alaska's western coast is reeling from back-to-back suicides of three young adults - with each subsequent death influenced by the preceding one.

Mon, 10/12/2015 - 12:03am


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