ADF&G shoots bear cubs in Anchorage after death of mother

ANCHORAGE — A state wildlife biologist shot and killed two orphaned bear cubs after a resident killed the cubs’ mother about three weeks ago, leaving the young bears to fend for themselves.

Jessy Coltrane of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said that without the mother, the cubs would have eventually been killed by another bear or died of starvation.

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Tue, 02/28/2017 - 19:41

Permanent Fund’s billions draw new attention from governor, legislators

Alaska’s budget crisis has state leaders paying new attention to the Alaska Permanent Fund, and doing something that they’ve never done before: Show up at the fund’s Goldbelt Building headquarters for meetings of its board of trustees.

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Tue, 02/28/2017 - 14:22

Homer rejects inclusivity measure

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 13:45

Owner of new Sitka pot shop working to keep up with demand

SITKA — A second marijuana retailer has opened for business in the southeast Alaska city of Sitka.

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Tue, 02/28/2017 - 13:44

Anchorage Jewish community center among bomb-threat targets

ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage Jewish community center is among those targeted in a wave of bomb threats around the country.

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