Storm drops 11.2 inches of snow in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS — Thousands of Alaska residents are without power after a major snowstorm socked the Fairbanks area and forced a grocery to store frozen food… Continue reading

Anchorage Assembly passes LGBT anti-discrimination laws

ANCHORAGE — Anchorage Assembly members have passed an ordinance making it illegal in the city to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender… Continue reading

State proposed regulations would limit Ketchikan marijuana

KETCHIKAN — Proposed state regulations could keep marijuana businesses from opening almost anywhere in downtown Ketchikan.The Ketchikan Daily News reported that draft regulations from the… Continue reading

Board votes to extend Sitka bulk water deal

SITKA — Alaska Bulk Water Inc. is asking the city of Sitka to extend its contract as it looks to provide bulk water to prospective… Continue reading

File - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, the Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette River under protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge on its way to Alaska in Portland, Ore.  Royal Dutch Shell will cease exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska's coast following disappointing results from an exploratory well backed by billions in investment and years of work. The announcement that came on Monday, Sept. 28, was a huge blow to Shell, which was counting on offshore drilling in Alaska to help it drive future revenue. Environmentalists, however, had tried repeatedly to block the project and welcomed the news. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

Groups seek end to all Arctic Ocean drilling

ANCHORAGE — Royal Dutch Shell’s decision to end its quest for oil in the Arctic waters off Alaska sparked jubilation among environmental activists, who said… Continue reading

File - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, the Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette River under protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge on its way to Alaska in Portland, Ore.  Royal Dutch Shell will cease exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska's coast following disappointing results from an exploratory well backed by billions in investment and years of work. The announcement that came on Monday, Sept. 28, was a huge blow to Shell, which was counting on offshore drilling in Alaska to help it drive future revenue. Environmentalists, however, had tried repeatedly to block the project and welcomed the news. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

McGuire says she’ll leave Senate after 2016

Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, won’t seek another term in the Alaska Senate, reported the Alaska Public Radio Network. She made the announcement during the Arctic… Continue reading

Man accused of fatally shooting father’s fiance

ANCHORAGE — A Marshall man was arrested and charged with fatally shooting his father’s fiance multiple times as she slept in a home in the… Continue reading

Troopers suspend search for missing Fairbanks hunter

FAIRBANKS — The search for a Fairbanks man who went missing during a hunting trip off the Dalton Highway has been suspended after air and… Continue reading

Alaska mulls change to land auction procedures

ANCHORAGE — The state of Alaska is considering changes to the way it sells land to the public after a Washington man won 60 land… Continue reading

Shell move dims nation’s oil prospects

ANCHORAGE — Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its long quest to become the first company to produce oil in Alaska’s Arctic waters, darkening the nation’s… Continue reading

Bethel drafts LGBT anti-discrimination laws

BETHEL — City employees could soon be protected from sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination under changes to Bethel’s municipal code.The Bethel City Council has… Continue reading

K9 receives bulletproof vest in honor of slain trooper

ANCHORAGE — An Alaska State Trooper K9 named in honor of a trooper killed in Tanana last year is now wearing a special ballistic vest… Continue reading

Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs

DENVER — A lawyer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told an appeals court Monday that a federal judge in Utah went too far… Continue reading

Producers agree to $16B for PILT

The “big three” producers involved in the Alaska LNG Project have agreed with the state to pay $16.5 billion for property tax obligations and to… Continue reading

Campaigns wants to use PFD to register voters

According to the state of Alaska, there are 547,212 Alaskans 18 and older. Only 501,515 are registered to vote.A new campaign hopes to use the… Continue reading

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