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The Kenai Peninsula has some of the highest percentages of older residents in Alaska, a state official told an audience of senior citizens.

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:17pm

Early voting has started in Alaska, as the candidates in the state's hotly contested U.S. Senate race begin their final push.

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:16pm

Alaska employers should brace for problems if a ballot proposition legalizing marijuana sales and use is approved in the November state general election, critics of the measure say.

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:08am

The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Malaspina picked up an extra passenger in the waters off Vancouver Island on Saturday morning. According to accounts from Marine Highway spokesman Jeremy Woodrow and Lt. Cmdr. Desmond James of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Malaspina rescued one of three people aboard a landing craft that overturned off the town of Campbell River.

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:07am

With only a few weeks left before the Nov. 4 election, 30-year-old Democrat Forrest Dunbar is still battling to unseat 41-year incumbent Don Young, the most senior Republican representative in Congress.

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:05am

ANCHORAGE - After a short hiatus, gay marriage once again became legal in the state of Alaska when the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to intervene.

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:04am

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks-North Star Borough is looking 300 miles south in the hopes of finding a better solution to trash and recycling. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough runs a recycling program as a nonprofit, with eight employees and 400 volunteers.

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:00am

ANCHORAGE - State Sen. Lesil McGuire says the Legislature will hold hearings into sexual assault and other allegations involving members of the Alaska National Guard, but she's getting push back from the Senate president. A federal report released Sept.

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:00am

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks man who told federal investigators he blew a hole in the trans-Alaska pipeline in 1978 and was assisted by an accomplice has been acquitted of lying to the FBI.

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:00am

JUNEAU - Alaska is at low risk for Ebola infections but the risk is real, and the state is taking steps to be prepared, Gov. Sean Parnell said Thursday.

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:07am

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