Sports Minute: Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
Nikola Mirotic scored a career playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory. Anthony Davis had 28 points and 11 rebounds in victory for the...
News Minute: Here is the latest Alaska news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. AKDT
Federal prosecutors have charged an Alaska salmon boat captain and a crew member with killing 15 endangered Steller sea lions nearly three years ago. Jon Nichols, skipper of the Iron Hide, and deckhand Teddy Turgeon also...
Trump admin starts plan to drill in Arctic wildlife refuge
The Trump administration is moving toward oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A notice being published Friday in the Federal Register starts a 60-day review to sell oil and gas leases in...
Court hears arguments in suit over borough invocation policy
Attorneys presented arguments in Alaska Superior Court on the legality of a Kenai Peninsula Borough policy that allows only members of established religious groups to pray at the beginning of assembly meetings.
University of Alaska wants education to strengthen economy
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen says the university hopes to incentivize students to enroll in post-secondary training, thereby contributing to a more sustainable state economy and healthier university system.
Popular national parks to raise fees to $35, not $70
The Interior Department is increasing fees at the most popular national parks to $35 per vehicle, backing down from an earlier plan that would have forced visitors to pay $70 per vehicle to visit the Grand Canyon, Yosemite...
NTSB faults flight crew, training for fatal Alaska crash
The National Transportation Safety Board says the probable cause of a fatal Alaska commuter plane crash was the flight crew's decision to continue using visual flight rules as weather deteriorated between two villages.