Residents in Northwest Alaska are reporting their remote cabins have been raided by roaming brown bears. While bear break-ins in the region are not uncommon (last year there were about a dozen), Alaska Department of Fish and Game Kotzebue area wildlife biologist Jim Dau said he’s hearing of more -- and more widespread -- than usual.
Hansen, who pleaded guilty to the murders of four women and received a 461-year sentence in February 1984, had confessed to authorities that he had killed 17 women and raped another 30 women over more than a decade.
Sixteen-year-old Jackson Hobbs, from Franklin, Idaho, stunned the field in the 2014 Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby when he brought a 335-pound fish to be weighed at derby headquarters in the last half hour of the fishing day Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
PHOTOS: The 2014 primary election features a three-way race for the GOP nomination to challenge U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in November, a number of state house and senate races, and an oil-tax referendum that is among the most contentious in recent memory.