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ANCHORAGE - Two Fairbanks brothers arrested in an undercover operation for trying to sell wood stolen from state land on Craigslist have had their charges dropped.

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 12:01am

Gov. Bill Walker has hired Craig Richards as an oil and gas consultant, less than a month after Richards resigned as Alaska's attorney general. Walker's office on Friday released the contract signed earlier this week.

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:17pm

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a 4-year-old Noorvik boy was found alone after his father and grandmother died in apparent drownings during a berry picking expedition along the Kobuk River.

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 12:38pm

WASHINGTON - Unemployment rates ticked up noticeably in six states in June, even as employers continued to add jobs and the hiring outlook improved. The unemployment rate in 21 states is now significantly below the national figure of 4.

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:35pm

ANCHORAGE - State wildlife officials may soon have to consider getting rid of beavers at an Anchorage park after recent violent encounters between the animals and dogs.

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:34pm

ANCHORAGE - A substantial rain began falling Friday over a wildfire near Alaska's largest city, giving firefighters a continued break in the weather as they work to protect threatened homes on either side of the blaze.

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:37pm

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan Police Chief Alan Bengaard has seen a lot in his decades-long law enforcement career. But he's never seen anything like this.

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 3:58pm

ANCHORAGE - State budget cuts are beginning to hit home, in terms of jobs and economic impact.

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 2:33pm

JUNEAU - The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a state law requiring parental notification for girls under age 18 seeking abortions, agreeing with pro-abortion rights advocates that the mandate approved by voters in 2010 was unconstitutional.

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 9:50am

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker has vetoed legislation that would have put lawmakers on the board of the state-sanctioned Alaska Gasline Development Corp., citing constitutional concerns. 

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:03am


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