According to police, the shooting happened around 1:04 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Northern Lights Boulevard. The person or people responsible for the shooting fled in a vehicle but no descriptions of the suspects or the vehicle were immediately available.
With a history of convictions for sexually terrorizing strangers, Kevin Tuckfield was considered so dangerous he was required to have a two-guard escort every time he left his cell at the Anchorage Correctional Complex. So how did he become the first person in the jail's history to successfully escape? Crime & JusticeMichelle Theriault Boots
State and federal managers are turning to village residents to help plan what promises to be another summer of frustration, with restricted fishing in a region that depends on salmon as a main food source.FishingLisa Demer
Pressure to reduce bycatch has come from environmental groups, fishermen and politicians. In Southwest Alaska, where revenues depend almost entirely on fishing, even municipalities have begun to push the issue. John Messick | Bristol Bay Times
One night after matching a franchise record for goals in a 10-2 throttling of Stockton, the Alaska Aces needed a shootout to secure a 5-4 victory over the Thunder. Alaska won the skills contest 2-0.Doyle Woody
A recent article in Relevant Magazine caught my eye and brought me up short, as I’d been guilty of the same things over the years. Titled “5 Things You Shouldn't Say to Your Pastor ... and what you should say instead,” the article contained wonderful advice about the things we innocently say to pastors and what it reveals about us.Chris Thompson
The Arctic Waterways Safety Committee, formed to develop the best practices for managing Arctic waterways, held its first formal meeting this month in Juneau, electing officers and meeting with the governor and Alaska's state committee on the Arctic.Carey Restino
Prospective presidential candidate Mike Huckabee called Saturday for the imposition of term limits on U.S. Supreme Court justices, saying that the nation's founders never intended to create lifetime, irrevocable posts.
Rosemary McGuire has been an exchange student in Norway, attended Oxford, worked as a fish counter, commercial fisherman, research tech, tended bar in rural Alaska, shoveled snow, laid concrete, welded and taught English to immigrants. Plus, she's an expert canoeist and avid hiker. Oh, there's her well-received book of short stories. Heather Lende