Pres. Barack Obama speaks at the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience as Secretary of State John Kery listens at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage on Monday.
JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker's administration spent $50,000 on consultants to help prepare for a visit by President Barack Obama and nearly another $2,000 on a professional photographer to capture what was described as a once-in-a-lifetime encounter.
ANCHORAGE - Authorities say a Wasilla man has died after falling down the mountainside at Pioneer Peak.
Alaska State Troopers say 49-year-old Roy Roth had been hunting sheep near Goat Creek when he fell Sunday night.