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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...

Hiker missing in Denali found after search

DENALI NATIONAL PARK — A missing hiker has been found in good condition after a two-day search at Denali National Park and Preserve.A helicopter...

Alaska Railroad train strikes pedestrian

CROWN POINT — An 85-year-old Crown Point man was seriously injured when he was struck by an Alaska Railroad train near the Kenai Peninsula...

Kodiak runway extends 600 feet into ocean as safety measure

KODIAK — If a jet needs a little extra space landing at the Kodiak airport, the runway has just been extended — 600 feet...

Murkowski raises more than $730K during latest quarter

JUNEAU — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski brought in more than $730,000 during the latest fundraising quarter.As of June 30, the Republican had nearly $3.1...

Man tests positive for Zika virus in Alaska after visit abroad

ANCHORAGE — Alaska health officials say a Midwest man working in Alaska has tested positive for the Zika virus following a recent visit to...

Alaska Zoo welcomes new Wolverine from Sweden

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Zoo in Anchorage has welcomed a new male wolverine to join a female already on exhibit.KTVA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/29481z9) that Jumbo,...

Ketchikan couple unveils unique homemade library

KETCHIKAN — The newest library on Revillagigedo Island doesn’t have late fees or strict operating hours, and patrons don’t necessarily have to return the...






















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