Coast Guard suspends search for longtime Naukati resident

The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies suspended the search for a boater near Prince of Wales Island Saturday night.Longtime Naukati resident James Gray, 63,… Continue reading

Walker names Gruenberg replacement

Gov. Bill Walker has named Salvation Army development director Ivy Spohnholz the replacement for Max Gruenberg, the Anchorage Democrat who died in Juneau earlier this… Continue reading

Naloxone, or Narcan, is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids.

Opioid prevention bill nears finish line

If you didn’t know how important the Alaska House’s vote on Senate Bill 23 was, you only had to look at Michele Morgan.The founder of… Continue reading

Naloxone, or Narcan, is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioids.

Four women honored by AWARE

For the past 20 years, AWARE has honored many of Juneau’s unsung heroes during its annual Women of Distinction Banquet.“There are people all the time… Continue reading

Oil company shutting down Alaska operations

KENAI — A Houston-based company that has been exploring oil and gas resources in the Cook Inlet area says it plans to leave the state… Continue reading

Walker administration reviewed, didn’t pursue gas-to-liquids pitch

JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker’s administration had a consultant evaluate a pitch to turn North Slope gas to gasoline and ship it through the trans-Alaska… Continue reading

Around Town

Writing Skills Class, 9:15-10:45 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. Improves skills for work, school or testing. Free. Details: 586-5718. Using iPads and other… Continue reading

Troopers: Passenger injured in a plane crash

ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say a passenger of a small plane was injured when the aircraft crashed north of Talkeetna after the pilot was… Continue reading

Quebec musher wins seventh Can-Am Crown sled dog race

FORT KENT, Maine — Martin Massicotte of Quebec has won his seventh Can-Am Crown, the biggest sled dog race in Maine.Massicotte and his dogs arrived… Continue reading

Musher’s sled overturns, injury forces her to quit Iditarod

ANCHORAGE — A shoulder injury forced a musher to drop out of the running Monday in the early stage of Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog… Continue reading

Alaska inmate found to have died of natural causes

ANCHORAGE— Officials say an autopsy report from the state medical examiner’s office has determined that a 26-year-old inmate died of natural causes.KTUU-TV reported that the… Continue reading

Bill aimed at curbing Medicaid costs moves in Alaska Senate

JUNEAU — Legislation aimed at curbing and containing costs within Alaska’s Medicaid program advanced from a key Senate committee Monday after lawmakers were told of… Continue reading

SLAM grand opening will be June 6

The new State Library, Archives and Museum will open June 6, according to Linda Thibodeau, director of the state division of libraries, archives and museums.The… Continue reading

Activists: Nancy Reagan should have pushed harder on AIDS

NEW YORK — Gay-rights and HIV/AIDS activists remain bitter at Ronald Reagan for a slow response to the AIDS crisis in the 1980s. Views are… Continue reading

Who’s an outsider? GOP establishment fears loss of standing

WASHINGTON — Republican leaders in Washington have spent years casting tea party allies and hardliners in Congress as merely a restive minority, a fringe element… Continue reading

Trump’s path to victory: Working-class whites

DENVER — Should he win the Republican nomination, Donald Trump’s most plausible path to victory in the general election would be a GOP map unlike… Continue reading

EU, Turkey hope to reach migrant deal by March 17

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders said early Tuesday they reached the outlines for a possible deal with Ankara to return thousands of migrants to Turkey… Continue reading

Analysis: Don’t dismiss, or panic over, N. Korea threats

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When North Korea makes threats to nuke its enemies, as it has twice over the last several days, outsiders often… Continue reading

US strikes hit Somalia training camp; drone report previewed

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. airstrikes bombarded an al-Shabab training camp in Somalia Saturday, killing more than 150 militant fighters who were preparing to launch a… Continue reading

  • Mar 8, 2016
  • By LOLITA C. BALDOR and JOSH LEDERMAN
  • Nation-World
FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, healthcare workers load a man suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus onto an ambulance in Kenema, Sierra Leone. An Associated Press investigation found that Metabiota Inc., an American company given crucial disease-fighting responsibilities in the Ebola outbreak, was criticized for committing one blunder after another - misdiagnosing patients with the virus, feuding with other responders and offering rosy predictions about the course of the epidemic that proved wrong. (AP Photo/Tanya Bindra, File)

AP Investigation: American company bungled Ebola response

WASHINGTON — An American company that bills itself as a pioneer in tracking emerging epidemics made a series of costly mistakes during the 2014 Ebola… Continue reading

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, healthcare workers load a man suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus onto an ambulance in Kenema, Sierra Leone. An Associated Press investigation found that Metabiota Inc., an American company given crucial disease-fighting responsibilities in the Ebola outbreak, was criticized for committing one blunder after another - misdiagnosing patients with the virus, feuding with other responders and offering rosy predictions about the course of the epidemic that proved wrong. (AP Photo/Tanya Bindra, File)