Manning, Broncos could part ways

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Peyton Manning is inching toward a historic repeat.If he doesn’t decide to retire in the next few days, the Denver Broncos will… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2016

Humber begins comeback bid for Padres in loss to Mariners

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Philip Humber began a comeback bid by throwing two scoreless innings for the San Diego Padres in a 6-5 loss to… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2016
  • By MIKE CRANSTON

My Turn: The voices guiding Alaska’s senate majority aren’t Alaskan

Does Senate President Kevin Meyer really want to right-size state government or super-downsize it? That’s a matter of opinion, and as he wrote last week,… Continue reading

Brady suspension back on the table after Deflategate appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady could again be facing a four-game suspension for the scandal known as Deflategate after federal… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2016
  • By LARRY NEUMEISTER and COLLEEN LONG

Crime bill’s treatment of probation violators criticized

JUNEAU — The director of the criminal division for the Alaska Department of Law testified Thursday that a bill to overhaul the state’s justice system… Continue reading

This Feb. 9 photo shows an ice covered ConocoPhillips sign at the Colville-Delta 5, or CD5, drilling site on Alaska's North Slope.

First oil flows from NPR-A

NUIQSUT — Rising from the edgeless, wind-scoured, snow-covered tundra on Alaska’s North Slope lies a million-pound drilling rig pulling the first commercial oil from a… Continue reading

This Feb. 9 photo shows an ice covered ConocoPhillips sign at the Colville-Delta 5, or CD5, drilling site on Alaska's North Slope.

EU mulls ‘large-scale’ migrant deportation

ATHENS, Greece — Turkey is under growing pressure to consider a major escalation in migrant deportations from Greece, a top European Union official said Thursday,… Continue reading

  • Mar 4, 2016
  • By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and DEREK GATOPOULOS
  • Nation-World

Astronomers spot record distant galaxy

WASHINGTON — Astronomers say they have discovered a hot, star-popping galaxy that is far, far away — farther than any previously detected, from a time… Continue reading

Schools find campaign talk conflicts with no-bullies message

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Ryan Lysek rose to become vice president of his fifth-grade class at Lorraine Academy in Buffalo, New York, after the sitting veep… Continue reading

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at campaign stop on Thursday in Portland, Maine.

Romney, McCain: Trump a danger for America’s future

SALT LAKE CITY — In an extraordinary display of Republican chaos, the party’s most recent presidential candidates, Mitt Romney and John McCain, took on current… Continue reading

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at campaign stop on Thursday in Portland, Maine.

Does Trump have a health care plan? Does it matter?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s evolving ideas on health care do not amount to a full plan, and some proposals could mean new political and… Continue reading

The federal government has pressed charges of falsely selling Native artwork against the owner of Northstar Gifts at 236 S. Franklin Street.

Two Juneau shop owners tied to Native art scam

Two downtown business owners with shops frequented by summer tourists are facing charges for allegedly violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.Juneau residents Vinod “Vinny”… Continue reading

The federal government has pressed charges of falsely selling Native artwork against the owner of Northstar Gifts at 236 S. Franklin Street.

Assembly finance talks tax exemptions

Wednesday night’s Assembly Finance Committee meeting was all about tax exemptions.During the meeting, the committee discussed sales tax exemptions for cruise ship and massages, and… Continue reading

Petition: No commercial pot in residential zones

What started as a group of about half a dozen North Douglas residents unhappy about the city’s zoning rules for future marijuana establishments has grown… Continue reading

After signing the agreement, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson takes a picture of Central Council President Richard Peterson doing the same. The signing ceremony took place at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday night.

Historic agreement gives tribe foster care control

When children are taken out of their homes due to neglect or abuse, they’re under the responsibility and jurisdiction of the State Office of Children’s… Continue reading

After signing the agreement, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson takes a picture of Central Council President Richard Peterson doing the same. The signing ceremony took place at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Wednesday night.

Legislators join the crowd at Super Tuesday polls

In addition to the 682 Juneau voters who cast votes Tuesday, 100 non-Juneau voters cast out-of-district ballots at Centennial Hall on Super Tuesday.Under the rules… Continue reading

Volunteers tally votes after the close of the Republican Presidential Preference Poll on March 1, 2016 in Centennial Hall's Egan Ballroom.

Super Tuesday lives up to the adjective in Juneau

Sometime about 4:30 p.m., a man walked through the parking lot doors of Centennial Hall and uttered a single word: “Wow!”“Don’t worry,” came a volunteer’s… Continue reading

Volunteers tally votes after the close of the Republican Presidential Preference Poll on March 1, 2016 in Centennial Hall's Egan Ballroom.

State moves to ban non-citizens from getting senior benefits

JUNEAU — State officials want to change eligibility requirements that now allow non-citizens to collect monthly senior benefits.The proposed change from Gov. Bill Walker and… Continue reading

Juneau man avoids felony charges with plea deal

A deep knife wound in a woman’s armpit could just have easily wounded an artery that would have ended her life, Juneau District Attorney James… Continue reading

A migrant rests in a bus trunk Wednesday as he waits to leave for Croatia from the village of Adasevci, Serbia.

A boom time for smugglers as borders close

BELGRADE, Serbia — Tensions simmered one night inside the smoky Belgrade City cafe in a rough neighborhood near the train station. The price of a… Continue reading

A migrant rests in a bus trunk Wednesday as he waits to leave for Croatia from the village of Adasevci, Serbia.