Police: missing barista's body believed found

ANCHORAGE — Anchorage police say a dive team has found a body believed to be that of an Alaska coffee shop worker who vanished Feb. 1.

Police Chief Mark Mew said Monday evening that officers believe divers recovered the body of 18-year-old Samantha Koenig from Matanuska Lake north of Anchorage.

Surveillance video on the night Koenig was last seen showed her being led away from her coffee stand. Police say they believe the Anchorage woman died within hours of her abduction.

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Alaska’s Allakaket village banishes 4 for dealing meth

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Anchorage-area high school bans Confederate flag

ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage-area school has banned the display of the Confederate flag after some students posed with a version of the flag for photos inside the school. Read more

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Fishermen at odds over impact of Trump executive order

PORTLAND, Maine — An executive order by President Donald Trump designed to radically cut back on federal regulations has spurred disagreement among fishermen about how it will affect them — and lawmakers and regulators aren’t sure what the answer is.

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