A cyberattack that saw $3.8 million transferred from a subsidiary of Afognak Native Corp. to an offshore account in Hong Kong was accomplished using a fake email disguised as that of the Alaska Native corporation's CEO.
Laurel Andrews
Threatening phone calls to schools in at least four Alaska school districts have prompted police responses over the past two weeks. In three communities, the threats were made by a caller using an automated or computerized voice, according to school and police officials.
Jerzy Shedlock
Two people escaped an early morning blaze in a South Anchorage duplex, but firefighters were unable to rescue a child trapped inside.
Tegan Hanlon,Megan Edge
Signed into law by Gov. Bill Walker Monday, the bill creates a Marijuana Control Board that will spearhead the crafting of Alaska's marijuana regulations. The state is actively seeking resumes for the five-member volunteer board.
Laurel Andrews
Police said Jeffrey Skillingstad, 53, shot one of his co-workers, once in the torso and once in the arm. He then fled in a white van but was found within minutes, police said.
Tegan Hanlon,Megan Edge
Mayor Dan Sullivan’s administration is proposing to lease two floors at the Sunshine Plaza building downtown as officials seek to get the SAP project, a complex overhaul of the city’s financial system marked by missed deadlines and cost overruns, back on track.AnchorageDevin Kelly
Readers seek clarity on the way tests for THC are used in cases of suspected impaired driving. And Highly Informed seeks information from readers on the state of the underground across Alaska.Highly InformedScott Woodham
A $400 land sale approved Tuesday by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly allows a subdivision near Palmer to keep a gate that blocks motorized users from getting to the Matanuska River below. Mat-SuZaz Hollander
Attorneys for Greenpeace say Royal Dutch Shell has demonstrated no harm from environmental protesters who boarded a ship carrying an Arctic-bound drill rig last month.EnergyDan Joling | Associated Press

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Up to 500 reindeer in Finland killed annually by trains; no fences planned

Reindeer herders want the state-owned railway to build fences to protect the animals, but the Finnish Transport Agency says the herders are responsible for erecting and maintaining fences. YLE News


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