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Some of the 30-plus goats owned by the Nelson family of Petersburg.

Couple brings fresh goat milk to market

PETERSBURG - Fresh dairy products are a rarity in southeast Alaska, but one family is trying to change that.
Victor Nelson and his wife, Tabitha, have been supplying raw milk from their dairy goats to people in Petersburg, reported KFSK-FM.

Pitney: Cuts only one piece of budget picture

Even with major budget cuts, the state could see its credit rating dropped if it doesn't take steps to address revenues, Gov. Bill Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, told state lawmakers on Monday.
Becky Bohrer

Zion National Park investigates run-up to deaths of 7 hikers

SALT LAKE CITY — Zion National Park officials are retracing what led up to the deaths of seven people in a flooded canyon last month before a panel convenes to assess what can be done to keep a growing number of visitors safe when...

'Fairbanks Four' wants convictions overturned

FAIRBANKS - Four men who claim they were wrongly convicted of killing a Fairbanks teenager in 1997 are seeking post-conviction relief in a civil trial that started Monday.

Marijuana pesticide flap brings consumer lawsuit in Colorado

DENVER — Two marijuana users in Colorado filed a lawsuit Monday against a pot business they said used an unhealthy pesticide to grow their weed — a case that lawyers say is the first product liability claim in the...

Moderate earthquake felt in Alaska community

ANCHORAGE - Seismologists say a moderate earthquake was strongly felt in a community in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 5.7 magnitude quake occurred at 9:35 a.m. Monday.

Anchorage firefighter among those honored at memorial

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage firefighter who died during a training exercise was among those honored at national memorial service over the weekend. Senior Capt.

Venetie man arrested in connection with stabbing death

ANCHORAGE - A 33-year-old man is under arrest in connection with the stabbing death of another man in the interior Alaska village of Venetie (VEE'-neh-teye).

Anchorage requests federal help to stop Spice crisis

ANCHORAGE - Andre Boyd, a monitor at the nonprofit Bean's Cafe, said he always calls 911 if he sees someone's eyes roll back into their head.

Thieves target vehicles along highway near Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - Alaska State Troopers say highway thieves near Fairbanks have been pulling emission control devices off vehicles.

Soldotna woman arrested for driving drunk with 5 kids in car

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say they arrested a Soldotna woman for driving drunk with five children in the car. KTUU-TV reported that troopers say they stopped the 33-year-old woman for an equipment violation just before 1 a.m....


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