Searchers find missing man’s truck, unrelated body

ANCHORAGE — State troopers say they have found the truck belonging to an Anchorage man who has been missing since Tuesday.Alaska Dispatch News reported that… Continue reading

19 years after teen vanished, family is still searching

ANCHORAGE — It’s been nearly two decades since a 17-year-old Bethel girl vanished, and her family is still looking for answers.Saturday marked the 19th anniversary… Continue reading

‘I’m trying to sell gas’

“I’m not trying to buy love. I’m trying to sell gas.”So declared Gov. Bill Walker in a press conference Friday as he explained to the… Continue reading

Federal officials investigate walrus deaths

ANCHORAGE — Two groups of Pacific walrus have been found dead along the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska. One incident is the subject of a… Continue reading

NTSB: Plane struck lake before deadly crash

ANCHORAGE — A preliminary report has found that a floatplane struck the surface of a lake before crashing into a nearby tree-covered hillside, killing three… Continue reading

Fishing trade organization donates salmon to Kenai Senior Center

KENAI — A commercial fishing trade organization is donating 300 pounds of sockeye salmon to the Kenai Senior Center.The first 50 pounds of the donation… Continue reading

Washington company exploring gas service in southeast Alaska

KETCHIKAN — A Washington state-based utility is looking to southeast Alaska for a launch of natural gas, which would primarily be delivered to homes for… Continue reading

Attempted murder charge reduced in rodeo grounds stabbing

STANLEY, N.D. — Prosecutors have reduced an attempted murder charge against an Idaho man accused of stabbing an Alaska man in the North Dakota oil… Continue reading

Pot board turns down marijuana clubs

Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board found its hands tied Thursday as it rejected the establishment of marijuana clubs.With clubs not covered by last year’s voter-approved legalization… Continue reading

Dead walruses found on northwest beach

ANCHORAGE — Walrus carcasses were found last week on a northwest Alaska beach, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the deaths appear to… Continue reading

DOT map reveals impact of budget cuts on snow removal

The snow hasn’t yet started to fall, but when it does, the Alaska Department of Transportation has a new tool to tell you what to… Continue reading

Sitka bulk water company looks to extend contract

SITKA — A company looking to export water in bulk from Alaska to dryer climates is looking to extend its contract with Sitka for the… Continue reading

Special session set for return to Juneau

The Alaska Legislature is coming back to Juneau.Gov. Bill Walker issued an official proclamation Thursday calling the Legislature into special session starting 10 a.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Sitka bulk water company looks to extend contract

SITKA — A company looking to export water in bulk from Alaska to dryer climates is looking to extend its contract with Sitka for the… Continue reading

MCB takes small bite out of pot edibles

Prepare for a milder high.The Alaska Marijuana Control board on Wednesday adopted standards that set a 5-milligram THC limit per serving for edible marijuana products.THC… Continue reading

Group fights to keep Mexican Consulate in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE — Mexicans living in Alaska will soon have to travel out of state to receive services from the Consulate of Mexico, but a group… Continue reading

Brown bear with cubs mauls Texan

ANCHORAGE — A Texas man who was mauled by a brown bear while moose hunting in Alaska was expected to survive serious injuries, authorities said… Continue reading

State’s only coal mine to halt exports

ANCHORAGE — Alaska’s only working coal mine plans to halt exports for the rest of the year as the slow market has forced a temporary… Continue reading

House weighs military justice bill

The judiciary committee of the House of Representatives met Tuesday to discuss judicial reforms inspired by a series of savage sexual assaults in the Alaska… Continue reading

In this 2013 photo released by the University of Alaska Museum of the North earth sciences curator Pat Druckenmiller digs for dinosaur bones along the Colville River near Nuiqsut, Alaska. Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have found a third distinct dinosaur species documented on Alaska's oil-rich North Slope. The new species is a type of hadrosaur, a duck-billed plant-eater. (Greg Erickson/UA Museum of the North via AP)

New dinosaur discovered

ANCHORAGE — Fossils from a unique plant-eating dinosaur found in the high Arctic of Alaska may change how scientists view dinosaur physiology, say Alaska and… Continue reading

In this 2013 photo released by the University of Alaska Museum of the North earth sciences curator Pat Druckenmiller digs for dinosaur bones along the Colville River near Nuiqsut, Alaska. Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have found a third distinct dinosaur species documented on Alaska's oil-rich North Slope. The new species is a type of hadrosaur, a duck-billed plant-eater. (Greg Erickson/UA Museum of the North via AP)