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

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