In this Saturday photo, Richard Sajko, of Valrico, Florida, talks about how he killed one of the two bears on the back of his pickup during the first legal black bear hunt in Florida in more than two decades at the Rock Springs Run Wildlife Management Area near Lake Mary, Florida.

Amid outcry, Florida says short bear hunt season ran smoothly

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Hunters killed 298 black bears over the weekend during the first legal hunt in Florida in more than two decades, state wildlife… Continue reading

In this Saturday photo, Richard Sajko, of Valrico, Florida, talks about how he killed one of the two bears on the back of his pickup during the first legal black bear hunt in Florida in more than two decades at the Rock Springs Run Wildlife Management Area near Lake Mary, Florida.

Astronauts getting new picture books

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Once upon a time, when NASA’s shuttles were still flying, an astronaut read a children’s story from space.Thus was born Story… Continue reading

WHO links processed meat to cancer

PARIS — Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of experts’ warnings and… Continue reading

Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, second from left, helps Roy Peratrovich, Jr., cut a ribbon as Sandra Garcia-Aline, of the Federal Highway Administration, left, Sasha Soboleff, Grand President of the Alaska Native Brotherhood, Johanna Dybdahl, Grand President  of the Alaska Native Sisterhood, and Marc Luiken, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, right, hold a ribbon during the rededication ceremony for the Brotherhood Bridge on Saturday.

Brotherhood Bridge rededicated

For at least the fifth time in Juneau’s history, a new bridge spans the Mendenhall River. The Brotherhood Bridge was rededicated on Saturday morning after… Continue reading

Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, second from left, helps Roy Peratrovich, Jr., cut a ribbon as Sandra Garcia-Aline, of the Federal Highway Administration, left, Sasha Soboleff, Grand President of the Alaska Native Brotherhood, Johanna Dybdahl, Grand President  of the Alaska Native Sisterhood, and Marc Luiken, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, right, hold a ribbon during the rededication ceremony for the Brotherhood Bridge on Saturday.

SHI launches weekly lunch lecture series

Sealaska Heritage Institute will begin its weekly lunch lecture series on Nov. 3 with Tsimshian master artist David Boxley speaking noon to 1 p.m. in… Continue reading

Journeyman archivist program seeks applicants

The Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board is seeking applicants for a six-week internship at an archive in Alaska. The internship is a paid journeyman… Continue reading

Time to review Medicare prescription benefits

The window for Medicare subscribers to review their prescription drug benefits has reopened.Each fall, Americans on Medicare are granted a few months to change their… Continue reading

Rain streak runs to 19 days

No rain fell in Juneau on Sunday, marking the first dry day in the capital city since Oct. 6.The measurement was recorded by the National… Continue reading

Theater finds slithery surprise

A double showing of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” brought plenty of unusual sights to the Gold Town Nickelodeon over the weekend, but the biggest… Continue reading

Infographic: Catch of the year

Mobile users may see the infographic here.Salmon season is over, and the numbers are in: Alaska caught the second-most salmon ever, 263.5 million fish. Southeast's… Continue reading

Tlingit-Haida hires court judge

The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska tribal court has announced the hiring of Debra O’Gara as the new presiding… Continue reading

Tsimshian art, language classes to take place in Juneau

Sealaska Heritage Institute will next week host two Northwest Coast artists for art and language classes in Juneau.Tsimshian master artist David A. Boxley will teach… Continue reading

Feds pause Arctic deepwater port prep

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Monday it is halting, for 12 months, work on a deepwater port in the Arctic.The Corps’ Alaska division… Continue reading

Trooper shoots man in confrontation on Kenai Peninsula

ANCHORAGE — Authorities say a state trooper has shot and killed a man during a confrontation on the Sterling Highway in the Kenai Peninsula.According to… Continue reading

Potholes outside Fairbanks cause problems for school buses

FAIRBANKS — School buses in Fairbanks are traveling down a deteriorating, pot-hole filled stretch of road that both the state and the Fairbanks North Star… Continue reading

Angela Rodell has been named the next executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation. Seen here, she answers questions from the corporation's board of trustees on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 in Juneau.

New CEO of Alaska Permanent Fund Corp to take helm this week

JUNEAU — The new CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. starts work this week.Corporation spokeswoman Laura Achee says the start date for Angela Rodell… Continue reading

Angela Rodell has been named the next executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation. Seen here, she answers questions from the corporation's board of trustees on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 in Juneau.

Same Royals in World Series? Think again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Luke Hochevar was a member of the Kansas City Royals who advanced to the World Series a year ago. He was… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2015
  • By DAVE SKRETTA

Miami fires Golden after worst loss in program history

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The worst loss in Miami’s storied history was coach Al Golden’s last game with the Hurricanes.In a move that long seemed… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2015
  • By TIM REYNOLDS

Utah, Florida St. losses shake up Top 25 By JOHN MARSHALL

Utah dropped from the ranks of the unbeaten and so did Florida State.The two losses led to a shake-up in The Associated Press’ Top 25… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2015

Shaky Pats come back to top Jets, still unbeaten

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady overcame New England’s shaky first three quarters by throwing for a pair of touchdowns in the fourth, and the Patriots… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2015