Hundreds of students around Anchorage rode their bikes to school on Wednesday, with some joined by Olympic and Paralympic athletes promoting safe riding and the health and environmental benefits of bicycles.
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.
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.
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.
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
Low snow conditions almost everywhere, except Denali Highway country, made winter easier than normal. Nelchina caribou travel far between their summer range in the Alaska Range and the Talkeetna Mountains and their winter habitat near the Canadian border. John Schandelmeier
Muslims in the Dallas area have worked hard to find their footing in the conservative Christian culture of the Texas suburbs, and the shooting in Garland set off another vigorous effort to defend both their faith and their American ideals, while also condemning extremism of any kind.