News Minute: Here is the latest Alaska news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. AKST
Gov. Mike Dunleavy plans to introduce legislation to repeal the state boards tasked with regulating alcohol and marijuana in Alaska. Dunleavy spokesman Matt Shuckerow says the governor wants to find efficiencies in and...
Sports Minute: Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
Sonya Curry says this All-Star Weekend has been everything she hoped it would be. There has been quality time with her grandchildren. She even hit a half-court at a community center her family help refurbish. On Saturday...
Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border
Alaska is about 3,000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state's new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska National Guard to patrol it, the Anchorage Daily News reports .
Study: No leaking radiation from Alaska island nuclear site
Officials say the latest round of testing on Alaska's Amchitka Island found no radioactive material has leaked from locations where the federal government conducted underground nuclear tests there decades ago.
Alaska House remains unorganized about a month into session
Most Alaska House members have been eligible to collect more than $8,000 each in daily allowances since the legislative session started, even though the House has conducted little business without a majority.
Some Alaska lawmakers say new ethics rules are too limiting
Some Alaska legislators say a new ethics law aimed at addressing conflicts of interest goes too far, limiting interactions with constituents and their ability to weigh in on bills where they have expertise.
Teaching students allowed to graduate with approved degrees
The state will still consider spring and summer graduates of the University of Alaska Anchorage's School of Education as coming from state-approved degree programs despite the school losing accreditation.
Alaska marijuana industry raises concern about future
Marijuana growers and retailers in Alaska say they're concerned about Gov. Mike Dunleavy's plans for the industry after he appointed a marijuana critic and a law enforcement officer to the state marijuana board.