Board approves changes to workers’ comp claims

The Alaska Workers Compensation Board has approved Legislature-mandated changes to the fee schedule for workers filing compensation claims.The schedule lists how much money injured workers… Continue reading

Coeur revenue dips in third quarter, victim of mineral prices

Coeur Mining, owner of the Kensington Gold Mine northwest of Juneau, reported lower third-quarter earnings on Monday, due in part to the declining price of… Continue reading

Correction

A brief published Oct. 30 about the U.S. Forest Service seeking public comment as it considers whether to raise rental rates for public cabins contained… Continue reading

AP: Officer sex cases plagued by lax supervision, policies

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As darkness falls, the most tattered section of this town’s main drag feels more desperate with each passing hour. Under the… Continue reading

Ex-wrestler Snuka pleads not guilty in ’83 death of mistress

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former professional wrestling star Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka on Monday pleaded not guilty to a murder charge in the death of his… Continue reading

Trans-Canada asks US to suspend pipeline application review

TORONTO — TransCanada, the company behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S Gulf Coast, has asked the U.S. State Department to… Continue reading

Study: Death rates rising in middle-aged whites

NEW YORK — The U.S. death rate has been falling for decades, but researchers have detected one group in which the rates have been steadily… Continue reading

Supreme Court troubled by DA’s rejection of black jurors

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court signaled support Monday for a black death row inmate in Georgia who claims prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury… Continue reading

EPA says Volkswagen cheated a 2nd time on pollution tests

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Volkswagen emissions scandal widened Monday when the U.S. government accused the German automaker of cheating for a second time. Although VW… Continue reading

Jimmy Carter says he feels fine, keeps busy despite cancer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jimmy Carter resumed his role as Habitat for Humanity’s most prominent booster on Monday, donning a white hard hat and a worn… Continue reading

Touring rehab, Obama calls for 2nd chances

NEWARK, N.J. — President Barack Obama toured a drug rehab and met with former inmates Monday in the rough-and-tumble city of Newark, calling on the… Continue reading

Republican presidential hopeful, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaks during a rally Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

GOP faces chaos it hoped to avoid

WASHINGTON — After a devastating loss in the 2012 presidential election, the Republican Party entered a period of intense self-reflection and emerged with a firm… Continue reading

Republican presidential hopeful, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaks during a rally Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

S&P gives good marks to governor’s Permanent Fund plan

On Monday, credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s said Gov. Bill Walker’s proposed changes to the way the Alaska Permanent Fund is used “is a… Continue reading

Vincent Lee, of TransCanada Corp., center, appears before the House Finance Committee on Wednesday, Oct. 28 in Juneau. The Alaska Legislature is considering a buyout of TransCanada from a major liquefied natural gas project that the state is pursuing. The bill advanced through the Senate Finance Committee on Monday.

Senate Finance advances TransCanada buyout bill

JUNEAU — The Senate Finance Committee has advanced legislation authorizing funding for a state buyout of a partner in a major proposed gas project.The committee… Continue reading

Vincent Lee, of TransCanada Corp., center, appears before the House Finance Committee on Wednesday, Oct. 28 in Juneau. The Alaska Legislature is considering a buyout of TransCanada from a major liquefied natural gas project that the state is pursuing. The bill advanced through the Senate Finance Committee on Monday.

Prison farm beds might be needed again to house prisoners

ANCHORAGE — A company providing research and data analysis to the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission said if nothing is done to reduce the inmate population… Continue reading

Sealaska announces dividend, shares plans for 2016 and beyond

Sealaska hopes to be a bright spot for economic activity and job creation during a time when prospects look bleak elsewhere in Alaska, as the… Continue reading

Kansas City wins World Series

NEW YORK — Crown ‘em, Kansas City!One agonizing step from ecstasy last season, this time the Royals reign after their latest incredible comeback and a… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2015

Wilson leads win over Cowboys to get back to .500

ARLINGTON, Texas — Russell Wilson sprinted toward the sideline in search of a first down that could set up the winning points at Dallas.The star… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2015
  • By SCHUYLER DIXON

Broncos hand Packers first loss

DENVER — In only the fourth meeting of teams 6-0 or better, Peyton Manning tied Brett Favre’s NFL record with his 186th regular-season win and… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2015
Rain showers bring down maple leaves downtown on 9th Street on Friday.

Photo: Autumn rains bring maple showers

Rain showers bring down maple leaves downtown on 9th Street on Friday.… Continue reading

Rain showers bring down maple leaves downtown on 9th Street on Friday.