Forest Service proposes exempting Tongass from Roadless Rule
The U.S. Forest Service is taking comments on a proposal that would exempt the country's largest national forest, in southeast Alaska, from a ban on timber harvests and road building in roadless areas.
News Minute: Here is the latest Alaska news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. AKDT
The FBI will help Anchorage police in the investigation of a homicide recorded with photos and video. Anchorage television station KTVA reports the FBI is providing investigative and technical assistance in the...
Sports Minute: Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
Coach Chris Petersen says Washington linebacker MJ Tafisi suffered a significant stinger during the 25th-ranked Huskies' win over Arizona and there is no timeline yet for his return to action. Tafisi was strapped down...
US Supreme Court to review Kansas' lack of insanity defense
The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to consider how far states can go toward eliminating the insanity defense in criminal trials as it reviews the case of a Kansas man sentenced to die for killing four relatives.
Village school investigates racist notes sent to student
School officials in an Alaska Native village are investigating three racist, hate-filled notes left in the locker of a mixed-race student that urged the girl to kill herself, one day after another resident in the Bering...