Anchorage police say they have not made any arrests in a Monday night shooting in the neighborhood of Mountain View that may be drug-related.
Jerzy Shedlock
Anchorage police said they are responding Tuesday afternoon to a crash involving a vehicle and bike in South Anchorage.
Tegan Hanlon
Megan Lindsey O’Connor, 26, was sentenced in federal court to three years for possessing a silencer, and being a known meth user in possession of firearms.
Jerzy Shedlock
Citing a “significantly underfunded” budget for the new fiscal year, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has told Medicaid providers they won’t be seeing the usual rate increases for inflation.
Laurel Andrews
Royal Dutch Shell's second Arctic drilling ship, the Noble Discoverer, left the Everett, Washington harbor at 4 a.m. Tuesday and began sailing toward Alaska at about 7 miles per hour.
Associated Press
As Arctic sea ice melts, it could disrupt a powerful Atlantic Ocean current that regulates temperatures in Western Europe and the East Coast of North America.ArcticChelsea Harvey
We legalized pot in this state in February, so can you tell me how I got fired for THC on my drug test last week? I smoke in my house and on my own time and it’s none of my employer’s business. My buddies tell me I should sue my employer for violating my rights. Can I?BusinessLynne Curry
As Ethan Berkowitz prepares for his swearing-in as mayor this week, he is relying on the professional expertise of his wife, an Arctic governance researcher and immigration attorney, to help shape his administration.AnchorageDevin Kelly
The Matanuka-Susitna Borough just knocked $2 million more off the asking price for the M/V Susitna, the borough's ill-fated ferry that never made it into Cook Inlet service and now doesn't even run. Mat-SuZaz Hollander

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Previous Alaska sightseeing crashes prompted air safety changes

A federal agency installed weather cameras and took other steps in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes like the one that crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard, officials said.Becky Bohrer

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