|Suspect, trooper K9 dead after vehicle chase near Wasilla|
Added: 27.03.2017 6:49 | 13 views | 0 comments
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A man who shot and killed a state trooper K9 after leading authorities on a vehicle chase in south-central Alaska has been fatally shot by troopers.
Alaska State Troopers say in a news release the suspect, identified as 36-year-old Justin Smith of Wasilla, was taken to ...
|Recreational marijuana shop opens in rural Alaska borough|
Added: 26.03.2017 16:51 | 4 views | 0 comments
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) - A rural Alaska borough near Anchorage is getting its first recreational marijuana shop.
KTUU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2nWZgA6 ) that Green Jar, the Mat-Su Borough's first recreational pot store, opened its doors near Wasilla on Saturday afternoon. It sits just outside the Wasilla city limits - the city ...
|Alaska troopers search for suspects in taxi driver's robbery|
Added: 26.03.2017 16:12 | 12 views | 0 comments
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Alaska State Troopers say they are searching for two men who robbed a taxi driver at gunpoint.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/2nX2HGT ) that a trooper news release says a driver for Arctic Cab picked up a man at Club Manchu early Saturday morning.
|The Virgin America Brand Is Going Away|
Added: 26.03.2017 14:20 | 2 views | 0 comments
Alaska Air's decision to phase out the Virgin America brand by 2019 will anger some Virgin America fans, but it's the right move.
|Owner of leaking Alaska pipeline to halt natural gas flow|
Added: 25.03.2017 18:46 | 13 views | 0 comments
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The governor of Alaska says the owner of an underwater pipeline leaking processed natural gas will temporarily shut down gas production that feeds into the line.
The office of Gov. Bill Walker said Saturday that Hilcorp Alaska has agreed to the temporary shutdown for safety and ...
|Bethel restaurant drops bid to open city's last liquor store|
Added: 25.03.2017 15:58 | 16 views | 0 comments
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) - A Bethel restaurant has dropped its application to open a package liquor store.
KYUK-AM reports (http://bit.ly/2nTUx24 ) that Fili's Pizza withdrew its application after the Bethel City Council issued a protest of the license in part because of the restaurant's location. The pizzeria sits across from ...
|Juneau lab preserves Alaska's historical documents|
Added: 25.03.2017 12:02 | 19 views | 0 comments
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Everyone has enemies.
Cats have dogs. Mice have cats. Dust mites have vacuum cleaners.
Seth Irwin has Scotch Tape.
For the past few weeks - and for a few more - Irwin is preserving and protecting some of Alaska's most precious documents.
"Tape is my nemesis," ...
|Cruise Vacations for the Anti-Cruise Crowd|
Added: 24.03.2017 23:39 | 2 views | 0 comments
Megaships are out, small and sophisticated is in. A guide to the growing trend toward modestly proportioned cruise ships, plus 8 intriguingly unconventional voyages, from Alaska to Antarctica
|Young hails demise of health bill, wants more work on issue|
Added: 24.03.2017 23:15 | 12 views | 0 comments
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House says he would have voted against a GOP health care bill had it been brought to a vote.
U.S. Rep. Don Young of Alaska says it was not good legislation. He says it would have hurt people on Medicaid ...
|After drawn-out fight, budget quietly passes Alaska House|
Added: 24.03.2017 20:52 | 15 views | 0 comments
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A version of the state operating budget passed the Alaska House with little fanfare Friday, following a drawn-out floor debate and bickering about process.
Debate on the budget began March 13, with final arguments delivered a week later.
An initial vote was taken Monday but the ...