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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Forrest Dunbar is running against Rep. Don Young for the lone Alaska Representative seat this November.

Dunbar: 'I believe in local governance'

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.

by KATIE MORITZ

Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

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.
MARK THIESSEN

Proposal would run Fairbanks borough recycling program as non-profit

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...

Senator plans to investigate Guard situation

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...

Jury acquits man in pipeline false-statement case

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.
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