Man suffers life-threatening injuries in dump truck crash

A passenger in a car suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash with a dump truck on an Anchorage Street.

Friday, November 16th 2018, 7:46 AM AKST

News Minute: Here is the latest Alaska news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. AKST

Alaska netted $28.1 million from its oil and gas lease sales in the North Slope and Beaufort Sea. The Alaska Journal of Commerce reports the state received bids on 133 tracts in the North Slope covering about 350 square...

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 8:45 AM AKDT

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks' 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers. In a key matchup in the race for the...

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 2:48 AM AKDT

US Senate passes funding bill authorizing Kodiak land swap

The U.S. Senate passed a bill that includes a provision authorizing a land exchange in Alaska between the federal government and a private owner.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:49 PM AKST

Alaska nets $28M at annual oil, gas lease sale

Alaska netted $28.1 million from its oil and gas lease sales in the North Slope and Beaufort Sea.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:37 PM AKST

Alaska Airlines announces service to Everett airport

Alaska Airlines says it expects service to and from the Everett airport in Washington state to begin in February pending final federal government approval.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:33 PM AKST

Study finds robust polar bear population in Chukchi Sea

A population study of polar bears in the Chukchi (chuk-CHEE) Sea between Alaska and Russia finds that the population is thriving for now despite a loss of sea ice because of climate change.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 2:34 PM AKST

Anchorage teachers, school district reach contract agreement

Negotiators for Anchorage teachers and the city school district have reached a tentative agreement on an employment contract.

Thursday, November 15th 2018, 8:13 AM AKST

Wildlife officials consider killing nuisance bears in Kodiak

Alaska wildlife officials are considering killing nuisance bears in Kodiak if they don't go into hibernation soon.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:16 PM AKST

Victim sues Alaska man who received no jail time in assault

An Alaska Native woman has filed a lawsuit against the man convicted of assaulting her but who walked free following sentencing.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:16 PM AKST

The Latest: Dunleavy seeks halt of new regulations

The Latest on Alaska Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy (all times local):

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 5:44 PM AKST

Dunleavy taps Feige to be Alaska Natural Resources head

Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy has named a former director of Alaska's Division of Oil and Gas to be his Natural Resources commissioner.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 4:12 PM AKST

Owners of Seattle electronics recycler charged in fraud case

The owners of a large Northwest electronics recycler are facing a federal conspiracy charge, after investigations found the company lied to customers by having mercury-containing flat-screen TVs shipped overseas instead of...

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 3:40 PM AKST

Judge agrees to trial date in Anchorage transgender case

A federal judge in Alaska has agreed to a 2020 trial date for a lawsuit filed by a faith-based Anchorage women's shelter against the city over a requirement that it accept transgender women.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 3:29 PM AKST

The Latest: Native women's safety measure clears committee

The Latest on call to address the problem of missing and murdered Native American and Alaska Native women and girls (all times local):

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 2:40 PM AKST

Police identify woman killed in weekend hit-and-run crash

Anchorage police have released the name of the woman killed in a weekend hit-and-run crash.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 2:16 PM AKST

Hunter dies west of Juneau after falling from canoe

A man hunting west of Juneau died when he fell from a canoe into ocean water.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 11:56 AM AKST

Report cites weak reporting on missing, killed Native women

A study released by a Native American nonprofit says numerous police departments in cities nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 8:51 AM AKST

Anchorage police identify man killed in hotel parking lot

Anchorage police have released the name of the man killed in the parking lot of a hotel near the city's largest airport.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 7:59 AM AKST

The Latest: Family member of victims: 'A lot to take in'

The Latest on arrests in the slayings of eight family members in Ohio (all times local):

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 3:27 AM AKST

Authorities: Prosecuting Ohio massacre case could last years

Authorities say prosecuting an Ohio family of four arrested in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family could take years.

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 2:43 AM AKST

Anchorage mayor proposes alcohol tax to fund health, safety

Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has proposed asking voters to approve a 5-percent sales tax on alcohol that could support services to address homelessness and substance abuse.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 8:46 PM AKST

Space company applies for license for first Kodiak launch

Arizona-based Vector Launch Inc. is planning a commercial rocket launch at the Pacific Spaceport Complex, its first launch at the Alaska facility.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 8:42 PM AKST

Driver, sled dogs injured in collision near Wasilla

A driver was injured and two dogs in a sled dog team were hurt in a collision near Wasilla.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 4:11 PM AKST

The Latest: 1 suspect in family slaying arrested in Kentucky

The Latest on arrests in the 2016 killing of eight family members in Ohio (all times local):

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 10:43 AM AKST

Authorities announce arrests in slaying of 8 family members

Authorities say a family of four has been arrested in the slayings of eight members of another family in rural Ohio two years ago.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 10:07 AM AKST

Driver in fatal crash says he spoke to victim before leaving

An Anchorage man charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash told police he spoke to the woman he hit and she said she was fine.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 8:34 AM AKST

Man shot, seriously wounded at Anchorage hotel parking lot

A suspected drug-related shooting left a man in serious condition.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 7:43 AM AKST

Runner who lost feet to frostbite completes first marathon

A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011 ran his first marathon and became an American citizen last week.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 9:13 PM AKST

Lacking sea ice affects temperatures in northern Alaska town

Scientists say changing sea ice patterns are affecting fall temperatures in the far northern Alaska city of Utqiagvik (ook-GAR'-vik).

Monday, November 12th 2018, 9:13 PM AKST

Military contract info session draws strong interest

Alaska contractors are showing interest in upcoming military construction.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 3:02 PM AKST

Pence makes brief stop in Alaska en route to Asia

Vice President Mike Pence paid a Veterans Day visit to service members in Alaska's largest city during a refueling stop en route to an Asia trip.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 11:33 AM AKST

No quick resolution expected in transgender shelter case

Lawyers for a faith-based Anchorage women's shelter are not expecting a quick resolution to their lawsuit against the city over a requirement that it accept transgender women.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 9:53 AM AKST

Work begins on remodel of Kenai Municipal Airport terminal

A remodel of the terminal at Kenai Municipal Airport is underway and will continue in earnest next spring.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 9:29 AM AKST

Anchorage police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash

A 71-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal hit-and-run of a woman pedestrian in east Anchorage.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 8:17 AM AKST

16 soldiers in 2 vans crash on Parks Highway; no one injured

Sixteen Fort Wainwright soldiers and other motorists escaped injury in a four-vehicle crash on the Parks Highway.

Monday, November 12th 2018, 7:45 AM AKST

State begins replacing Alaska Highway truss-style bridge

State highway officials are replacing the last truss-style bridge between Anchorage and the Canadian border.

Sunday, November 11th 2018, 9:52 AM AKST

Judicial council begins process of replacing ousted judge

A state Superior Court judge ousted in the general election will be replaced by an appointee of Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy.

Sunday, November 11th 2018, 9:28 AM AKST

Alaska town celebrates whaling season, mourns whaling deaths

People are celebrating the end of a successful fall whaling season in the nation's northernmost town, but they're also mourning the recent deaths of two whale hunters.

Saturday, November 10th 2018, 11:51 AM AKST

Alaska Air unveils new Anchorage hangar

Alaska Airlines has a new, $50 million hangar in Anchorage that's large enough to house two Boeing 737s.

Saturday, November 10th 2018, 11:43 AM AKST

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Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 1:05 PM AKST

Alaska psychologist sentenced in child porn case

Federal prosecutors say a 51-year-old Anchorage child psychologist has been sentenced to four years in federal prison in a child pornography case.

Friday, November 9th 2018, 3:58 PM AKST

Feds file lawsuit to recover Alaska tugboat sinking costs

The federal government is suing a Juneau sculptor to recover more than $2.5 million spent cleaning up after a decades-old tugboat sank.

Friday, November 9th 2018, 3:06 PM AKST

Lawyer: Trump exceeded power by reversing Obama drilling ban

A lawyer says President Donald Trump exceeded his power when he signed an executive order reversing a ban on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of underwater canyons in the Atlantic Ocean.

Friday, November 9th 2018, 12:37 PM AKST

Alaska Native summit to bring fluent speakers together

Organizers of an upcoming summit say it will bring together the last remaining speakers of three indigenous languages of southeast Alaska.

Friday, November 9th 2018, 10:21 AM AKST

Former NYC mayor Bloomberg gives $1M for Anchorage art space

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is awarding a $1 million grant to Anchorage to convert an empty downtown building into a workspace for artists and designers.

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 8:28 PM AKST

Anchorage School District, union to continue contract talks

The Anchorage School District and the union representing its educators agreed to another round of negotiations with mediators to work toward a contract agreement.

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 8:24 PM AKST

Alaska man sentenced for faking death to avoid prison term

A commercial fisherman who faked his death to avoid incarceration for a sexual assault has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 3:54 PM AKST

Dunleavy picks outgoing Alaska GOP chair as chief of staff

Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy has named the outgoing chairman of the state Republican party to a key post in his upcoming administration.

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 2:33 PM AKST

Judge convicts man of robbing Anchorage credit union

A 23-year-old Anchorage man has been convicted of robbing a city credit union.

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 8:00 AM AKST

Corrections inmates renovate cemetery, cast headstones

Alaska inmates have spruced up an historic Seward cemetery for nearly 20 years and are now trying their hand at making headstones.

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 7:32 AM AKST

Alaska Permanent Fund sees slight return for first quarter

Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. officials say the returns for the first quarter of the 2019 fiscal year were less than desirable, ending the period with a balance of more than $63.9 billion.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 8:27 PM AKST

Anchorage plans development options for hospital site

Residents have floated a number of ideas to transform the site of a former hospital in Anchorage, including housing, businesses and a solar farm.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 8:27 PM AKST

Republican Dunleavy defeats Begich in Alaska governor's race

Republican Mike Dunleavy, who pledged to get tough on crime and pay Alaskans their full annual share from the state's oil-wealth fund, has won the Alaska governor's race.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 4:33 PM AKST

GOP claims control of Alaska House as ballot count continues

Republicans say they have regained control of the Alaska House. But the House speaker, Democrat Bryce Edgmon, says not so fast.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 4:21 PM AKST

Alaska fishermen sentenced for killing endangered sea lions

An Alaska salmon boat skipper has been fined $20,000 for killing endangered Steller sea lions with shotguns.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 1:57 PM AKST

Police investigate zoo parking lot death as homicide

Anchorage police say the death of a man found at the parking lot of the Alaska Zoo is being investigated as a homicide.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 1:05 PM AKST

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Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 1:05 PM AKST

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Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 1:05 PM AKST

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Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 1:05 PM AKST

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Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 12:32 PM AKST

Alaska voters reject judge who OK'd controversial plea deal

Alaska voters have turned out a judge who signed off on a plea deal that let a man serve only one year of home confinement for assaulting an Alaska Native woman.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 11:20 AM AKST

Sitka police kill 2 bears that entered shed, scratched home

Sitka police killed two brown bears that entered a shed and menaced a home.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 10:32 AM AKST

The Latest: Dunleavy declares win in Alaska governor's race

The Latest on the Alaska governor's race (all times local):

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 10:32 AM AKST

Alaskans returns Young to Washington despite kinks

Alaskans have returned U.S. Rep. Don Young to Washington for another two-year term, brushing off his gruff demeanor and plain-speaking style.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 12:59 AM AKST

Alaska voters defeat initiative aimed at protecting salmon

Alaska voters have defeated a ballot measure aimed at protecting salmon habitat when permitting state projects. Critics said the measure was far-reaching and could have a chilling effect on development.

Wednesday, November 7th 2018, 12:03 AM AKST

The Latest: Young, Galvin locked in tight House race

The Latest on Alaska's Nov. 6 general election:

Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 10:14 AM AKST

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 9:46 AM AKST

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 9:29 AM AKST

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 10:55 PM AKST

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 9:46 AM AKST

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 9:46 AM AKST

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 9:46 AM AKST

Alaska teachers stage walkout at school board meeting

Hundreds of teachers in Alaska staged a walkout during a school board meeting in protest of school board leadership.

Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 8:30 PM AKST

Alaska's marijuana industry continues to grow

Latest tax figures from the Alaska Department of Revenue show the state's marijuana industry is continuing to grow.

Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 8:30 PM AKST

Fairbanks hires lawyers to recover ground remediation costs

The city of Fairbanks has hired outside legal counsel as part of its response to ground contamination at a firefighter training center.

Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 8:21 AM AKST

Voters make final decisions in Alaska election

Polls in Alaska will open at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Monday, November 5th 2018, 9:24 PM AKST

Search for climbers' remains on Mendenhall Towers suspended

Juneau Mountain Rescue officials say the terrain around the remains of two climbers who died eight months ago while scaling the Mendenhall Towers is still too treacherous to access.

Monday, November 5th 2018, 8:24 PM AKST

Alaska village residents: Lack of housing hurting community

Some Alaska residents say a shortage of available family housing is having a snowball effect on the community.

Monday, November 5th 2018, 8:16 PM AKST

Fairbanks man dies in pickup crash east of North Pole

A Fairbanks man died when his pickup left a roadway and struck trees east of North Pole.

Monday, November 5th 2018, 2:29 PM AKST

The Latest: Galvin feels hopeful about Alaska US House race

The Latest on the elections in Alaska (all times local):

Monday, November 5th 2018, 2:01 PM AKST

Anchorage police release name of woman who died in shooting

Anchorage police have released the name of a 23-year-old woman who died of gunshot wounds on the city's northeast side.

Monday, November 5th 2018, 11:49 AM AKST

Races for governor, US House top Alaska ballot

A topsy-turvy governor's race and a fight for the state's lone U.S. House seat top the ballot in Alaska.

Monday, November 5th 2018, 11:29 AM AKST

Ketchikan man indicted on attempted arson, assault counts

A 53-year-old Ketchikan man suspected of smashing his girlfriend's vehicle and showing up at her home with a gasoline can has been indicted on charges of felony assault and attempted arson.

Monday, November 5th 2018, 9:44 AM AKST

Justices sound favorable to Alaska hunter with hovercraft

The Supreme Court sounds skeptical of the National Park Service's authority to prevent an Alaskan moose hunter from using his motorized rubber boat to access remote areas of the state.

Monday, November 5th 2018, 8:48 AM AKST

Anchorage School District, union return to contract talks

The Anchorage School District and the union representing its educators are planning to continue negotiations for a contract agreement.

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 8:18 PM AKST

Alaska lab proposes team to process sexual assault kits

Alaska's crime lab is proposing the creation of a dedicated team to process new sexual assault kits in a timely manner.

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 8:18 PM AKST

The Latest: Candidates make get-out-the-vote push in Alaska

The Latest on candidate activities ahead of Tuesday's general election in Alaska (all times local):

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 4:39 PM AKST

Candidates make get-out-the-vote push ahead of election

Candidates are making their final pitches to voters and working to get Alaskans to the polls with the general election fast approaching.

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 10:58 AM AKST

Anchorage fire chief warns of budget cut consequences

The chief of the Anchorage Fire Department is warning that response times to emergencies in outlying hillside neighborhoods may increase if budget cuts under consideration are approved.

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 8:54 AM AKST

New Bethel program to train aircraft mechanics

A new Bethel training program aims to counter a severe shortage of aircraft mechanics in the Yukon-Kuskokwim region.

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 7:42 AM AKST

Anchorage was far warmer than usual in October

If October seemed far warmer than usual in Anchorage, that's because it was.

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 7:42 AM AKST

Tongass sees busy 2018 wildfire season; rest of Alaska, no

The wildfire season was busier than usual in southeast Alaska.

Saturday, November 3rd 2018, 1:05 PM AKDT

Kenai man charged with murder in death of infant daughter

A 34-year-old Kenai man has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of his infant daughter.

Friday, November 2nd 2018, 11:36 AM AKDT

Helicopter rescuers lifted injured pilot from Susitna crash

A critically injured pilot was lifted from an airplane that crashed along the Susitna River and flown to an Anchorage hospital.

Friday, November 2nd 2018, 7:59 AM AKDT

Old-growth logging proposed in Tongass National Forest plan

The U.S. Forest Service has proposed harvesting as much as 225 million board feet of old growth timber on a patchwork of Tongass National Forest lands in southeast Alaska.

Thursday, November 1st 2018, 9:26 PM AKDT

Alaska expects worker shortage as energy projects ramp up

Alaska workforce development officials say the state could soon face a labor shortage in some of its key industries.

Thursday, November 1st 2018, 9:26 PM AKDT

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