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)

Man gets 3 years in Alaska diving death

KETCHIKAN — A commercial fisherman found guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of a Kansas diver who died while harvesting sea cucumbers was… Continue reading

Alaska Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Brad Tilden speaks in Honolulu on Monday. Alaska Airlines saw an opportunity in the Hawaii market nearly eight years ago that was too good to pass up. Tilden said he remains bullish as Hawaii closes in on its fourth straight year of record visitor arrivals and spending.

Alaska Airlines fueled by boom in isle tourism

HONOLULU — Alaska Airlines saw an opportunity in the Hawaii market nearly eight years ago that was too good to pass up.Aloha and ATA airlines… Continue reading

Alaska Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Brad Tilden speaks in Honolulu on Monday. Alaska Airlines saw an opportunity in the Hawaii market nearly eight years ago that was too good to pass up. Tilden said he remains bullish as Hawaii closes in on its fourth straight year of record visitor arrivals and spending.

Charges filed against owners of marijuana businesses

ANCHORAGE — The owners of two marijuana delivery services and the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club in Anchorage have been charged with drug crimes… Continue reading

Alaska's capitol building has been under construction since session ended last spring leading to questions about where Gov. Bill Walker's fall special session will be held.

Walker expected to call special session

Gov. Bill Walker is expected today to announce a special session of the Alaska Legislature dealing with the long-planned trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline.The location of… Continue reading

Alaska's capitol building has been under construction since session ended last spring leading to questions about where Gov. Bill Walker's fall special session will be held.
In this 2014 photo released by the University of Alaska Museum of the North, a sample of frozen bone is seen after researchers excavated it from the Liscomb Bed in the Prince Creek Formation near Nuiqsut. 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.

New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say

ANCHORAGE — Researchers have uncovered a new species of plant-eating dinosaur in Alaska, according to a report published Tuesday.The animal was a variety of hadrosaur,… Continue reading

In this 2014 photo released by the University of Alaska Museum of the North, a sample of frozen bone is seen after researchers excavated it from the Liscomb Bed in the Prince Creek Formation near Nuiqsut. 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.
Seventh-grade student Shania Sommer of Palmer, Alaska, announces that nearly every Alaskan will receive $2,072 from this year's oil dividend check during a news conference Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. Sommer was chosen by the office of Gov. Bill Walker to reveal the amount of this year's check. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Amid budget deficit, a record PFD

ANCHORAGE — Oil prices are so low that they are hovering at benchmarks not seen in years, plunging oil-dependent Alaska into a crippling budget deficit.… Continue reading

Seventh-grade student Shania Sommer of Palmer, Alaska, announces that nearly every Alaskan will receive $2,072 from this year's oil dividend check during a news conference Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. Sommer was chosen by the office of Gov. Bill Walker to reveal the amount of this year's check. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Canadian company considers Ketchikan ferry service

KETCHIKAN — A tour boat company based in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, is considering running a weekly ferry service to Ketchikan next summer.Owners of West… Continue reading