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Insurers continue to abandon ACA exchanges

 Aetna will abandon Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges next year in more than two-thirds of the counties where it now sells the coverage, the...

Most residents of eroding Alaska village Shishmaref vote to relocate

ANCHORAGE — Unofficial ballot returns show a majority of voters in one of Alaska’s most eroded communities want to move to safer ground from...

Voters send some legislative incumbents packing

By BECKY BOHRER The Associated PressANCHORAGE — Wasilla state Rep. Wes Keller said Wednesday that he had mixed emotions about losing his Republican primary.Part of...

Fishermen snag nearly 400-pound halibut

PETERSBURG — It wasn't a record breaker, but it was still a helluva halibut.Petersburg radio station KFSK reports (http://bit.ly/2b8JfBE) that fishermen Brian Mattson and...

Murkowski remains undecided on whether she’ll vote for Trump

JUNEAU — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she does not know if she will vote for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump this fall.But the...

Alaska restaurant serving elk fined for calling it reindeer

ANCHORAGE — This might be an only-in-Alaska problem: A restaurant in Fairbanks that has told customers since 2013 it was serving reindeer tenderloin was...

Deficit-saddled Alaska gets another hit to credit rating

JUNEAU — Alaska’s credit rating has taken another hit in the face of a multibillion-dollar budget deficit that state officials have yet to close....

Rains a boost to fire crews battling Alaska wildfire

ANCHORAGE — A substantial rain began falling Friday over a wildfire near Alaska’s largest city, giving firefighters a continued break in the weather as...

Alaska parental notification abortion law struck down

JUNEAU — The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a state law requiring parental notification for girls under age 18 seeking abortions, agreeing...

State targets Palmer prison for November closing

ANCHORAGE — The state corrections department announced a plan Tuesday to close the Palmer Correctional Center and transfer nearly 500 prisoners and many of...