The Alaska Commission of Judicial Conduct on Tuesday charged Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley with making inappropriate statements toward witnesses, victims and other parties during court proceedings over the course of two years.
The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center is monitoring the Seventy Mile Fire, which was sparked by lightning Sunday and by Tuesday had burned 1,250 acres, or just under two square miles, near Eagle.Associated Press
Four wood bison bulls were loaded Saturday onto a barge headed down the Tanana and Yukon rivers, making their way toward an experimental mating herd established this spring near the far western Interior Alaska town of Shageluk.Associated Press
The Republican-led House majority caucus took Tuesday a major step to execute its plan to use the Alaska Permanent Fund to get access to money with which to balance this year's budget, but critics from both outside and inside the caucus have expressed concerns that the plan could threaten future dividend payments.Pat Forgey,Nathaniel Herz
A group that includes the administration of Mayor Dan Sullivan, police and transit officials and the Anchorage Community Development Authority are exploring ways to make the troubled transportation hub safer and more welcoming. Devin Kelly