JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate State Affairs Committee moved a resolution calling for June 14 to be recognized as the 60th anniversary for the use of "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The resolution, sponsored by Republican Sen.
PALMER - A Palmer man was found shot and killed along the Glenn Highway.
Alaska State Troopers say the body of 45-year-old Frank Pushruk was found near Mile 52.
Troopers took a call on the shooting just before midnight Wednesday.
JUNEAU - Southeast Alaska just saw its largest Tanner crab harvest in over a decade, the state Department of Fish and Game said.
More than 1 million pounds of tanner crab was caught last month, KFSK reported.
ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two officers involved in a fatal shooting outside Wasilla.
The officers are identified as trooper Daron Cooper and Wasilla police officer Brandon Gray.
JUNEAU - The special counsel hired by the state to look into mining investigations conducted last year by federal and state authorities in eastern Alaska found no evidence that investigators broke any laws.
JUNEAU - A California man appointed by Gov. Sean Parnell to the board that reviews the tax value the trans-Alaska pipeline has withdrawn his name from consideration, saying he didn't want it to become an issue for Parnell.
JUNEAU - An Alaska Senate committee on Thursday approved a bill proposing to delete language in a state law that requires authorities to serve minor citations in person.
Senate Bill 116, sponsored by Democratic Sen.