Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

Legislation that would replace many components of 2001's controversial No Child Left Behind Act handily passed the U.S. Senate last week with both Alaska senators voting in favor of the bill. Read more

NY man arrested for robocalls to schools

The Anchorage Federal Bureau of Investigation division is looking into a recent arrest of a New York man charged with making threatening phone... Read more

Plane debris in Juneau for investigation

The wreckage of a Wings of Alaska Cessna 207 that crashed Friday, 18 miles from Juneau, was flown to Juneau International Airport by helicopter... Read more

Dog doo blamed for Twin Lakes closure

The Twin Lakes swimming area is closed until further notice due to water quality issues likely caused by runoff tainted by dog feces, the city's Parks and Recreation department director said late last week. Read more

Juneau man dies in Windfall Lake

A Juneau man died after being thrown into Windfall Lake when his skiff hit an unknown object in the water, according to an Alaska State Troopers report. The U.S. Read more

Obama traveling to Alaska next month

President Barack Obama will be in the state next month to discuss Arctic issues at a conference, a White House spokeswoman said in an emailed statement Friday. Obama will be in Anchorage on Aug. Read more

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