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Naked airline passenger taken for psychiatric examination

By MARK THIESSEN, Associated PressANCHORAGE — An Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle was forced to return to Anchorage early Wednesday after a passenger locked himself...

Alaska House fails to agree on how to fund education bill

JUNEAU — A bid to provide early funding assurances to Alaska schools has hit a snag.The House approved a school funding bill Wednesday but...
Sen. Dennis Egan in 2012.

Alaska lawmaker says he won’t seek re-election, cites health

JUNEAU — Alaska state Sen. Dennis Egan says he won't seek re-election, citing health concerns.The 70-year-old Juneau Democrat made the announcement on KINY radio...
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Family of Alaska man killed by police question investigation

By RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press WriterANCHORAGE — Relatives of a man fatally shot by an Alaska police officer said Wednesday they have more questions than...
President Trump delivering remarks to DHS in 2017.

Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and —...

Nome, Alaska, gets fresh review as possible US Arctic port

ANCHORAGE — Federal officials will take another look at the historic Alaska community of Nome as a possible port serving ships heading for the...

Push to move US public land managers west wins new support

DENVER — From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Bureau of Land Management oversees some of the nation's most prized natural resources: vast...

Alaska child pornographer sentenced to 35 years in prison

ANCHORAGE — A 32-year-old Alaska man has been sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for producing and distributing child pornography.Federal prosecutors Friday said...

Stocks plunge, then mostly recover as wild ride continues

By MARLEY JAY, AP Markets WriterNEW YORK — The U.S. stock market mostly recovered after an early plunge Tuesday and was down moderately in late...

Groups sue to overturn Alaska petroleum reserve lease sale

By DAN JOLING, Associated PressANCHORAGE — Two lawsuits filed Friday claim the federal government conducted petroleum lease sales without proper environmental review in a part...


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