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Monday, October 23, 2017

The Associated Press

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Contractor agrees to $280,000 fine in worker death case

ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage building contractor will no longer contest a $280,000 fine assessed for workplace violations that led to the death of a...
Seward Highway

Troopers investigate crash that killed 2 on Seward Highway

ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say an investigation is continuing into a crash that killed two people on the Seward Highway just south of...
Alaska State Capitol Building

Alaska Senate to split session time in Juneau, Anchorage

JUNEAU — Members of the Alaska Senate do not plan to spend all their time in Juneau when the fourth special session this year...
2017 Wildfires in California

California firefighters say they finally ‘turned a corner’

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they have apparently "turned a corner" against the wildfires that have...

Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would...

North Korea says ‘a nuclear war may break out any moment’

North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may...
Bristol Bay, Alaska.

Members of Congress urge protections for Alaska fishery

JUNEAU — More than 40 U.S. House and Senate members have asked President Donald Trump to maintain protections for Alaska's Bristol Bay region, which...

Flu, pneumonia deaths surpass assault, homicide in Alaska

KENAI — The flu and pneumonia replaced assault and homicide as Alaska's 10th leading cause of death in 2016, according to a state report.The...
Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall

First Indigenous Peoples Day offers peek into the future

JUNEAU — As Alaska residents celebrated their state's roots on its first Indigenous Peoples Day, community leaders made sure all those gathered know that...
Black bear in Alaska

Bear killed after getting inside Alaska post office

ANCHORAGE — A 300-pound black bear was killed after it wandered into an Anchorage post office.Anchorage television station KTVA reports the bear got inside...