Photos from the 2014 Junior Native Youth Olympics at Begich Middle School, Anchorage, Alaska.
Friends and neighbors of Juneau Mayor Greg Fisk say he was popular in the community. He became mayor less than a month ago, winning the election with more than two thirds of the votes, which is why some close to him say they don’t suspect any foul play in his death. Fisk’s neighbors said you […]
A Kasaan Village Public Safety Officer was allegedly scratched and almost bit by a suspect during an arrest Tuesday morning. The unnamed VPSO served 49-year-old Hal Priser, of Kasaan, with a court-issued stalking order around 10:30 a.m., according to an online Alaska State Trooper dispatch. The order banned Priser from the Kasaan city office. Less […]
$43 million — that’s how much it would cost the state to buy the building the Alaska Legislature is occupying in downtown Anchorage, according to a new report. Alaska lawmakers are deciding whether to continue their lease at the Legislative Information Office or break it and move into the state-owned Atwood Building. If they stay, […]
A Food and Drug Administration recall notice has some Alaska stores pulling products from their shelves to protect consumers from an E. coli outbreak. More than 70 items were listed in the recall notice following a multi-state E. coli outbreak originally linked to Costco chicken salad. At least one sample of the Celery and Onion Diced […]
Video provided by the Office of the Governor On Dec. 1, Alaska’s new governor and lieutenant governor were sworn in to serve their first term. A year later, Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott sat down to share their thoughts on their first year as the state’s leaders.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have a lot of great news to share today. On Zuckerberg’s Facebook page, the couple announced the arrival of their newborn baby girl, Max. “Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter Max into this world,” Zuckerberg wrote. In honor of their daughter’s birth, the couple pledged to donate 99 […]
Google is being accused of invading the privacy of students using laptop computers powered by the Internet company’s Chrome operating system. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, depicts Google as a two-faced opportunist in a complaint filed Tuesday with the Federal Trade Commission. Google disputes the unflattering portrait and says it isn’t doing […]
ANCHORAGE – Anchorage police are investigating more than a dozen vehicle vandalisms that started in the east part of town Monday afternoon and spread to midtown. In all, there was hundreds of dollars worth of damage to the vehicles, said Anchorage Police Department spokesperson Jennifer Castro in a statement. Residents reported that it appeared that […]