Alaska News

A report released Tuesday questions the fairness of the Environmental Protection Agency’s process that led to its pre-emptive decision to block a water discharge permit for the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska. 

Erica Martinson
Anchorage police are asking for public help in locating James Daren Withrow, 51, who is wanted on several felony warrants in connection with burglaries in at least five Anchorage homes and businesses.Suzanna Caldwell
For almost two decades, Anchorage's ARLIS library has been loaning out a variety of skulls, furs and mounted animals to the general public, completely free of charge.Suzanna Caldwell

The Furs, Mounts and Skulls collection is part of Alaska Resources Library and Information Services collection inside the Consortium Library at UAA. Mounted birds and fish and the fur and skulls of various mammals are made available library card holders for two-week checkout periods.

Marc Lester
I'm in rural Alaska, and my Anchorage-based supervisor has short-timer syndrome. And since I don't have the authority to approve trips or new hires, her negligence is really hurting my team.Lynne Curry
A Bethel janitor and father who preyed on the friends of his daughters and girls in the commercial building where he worked will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually abusing a dozen girls.Lisa Demer
Wasilla’s Grape Tap just resolved a licensing problem that threatened to shutter the only wine bar in a city known more for strip malls and Sarah Palin than oenophiles. Zaz Hollander
A new report offers reasons why Alaska would benefit by buying pipeline builder TransCanada out of the Alaska LNG project, including that it would make an extra $7.4 billion over two decades of operation.Alex DeMarban
Forty-five-year-old Paul Heppner was found unconscious in his cell Sunday, Alaska State Troopers reported.Megan Edge
A juvenile has been charged in connection with the July death of 18-year-old Alex Yu outside a Spenard club, though the details of the charges aren't being released.Megan Edge