Alaska News

Petersburg schools and a hospital were in lockdown mode Friday afternoon as police continued to search for the escaped prisoner in the Southeast Alaska town.

Suzanna Caldwell
Prosecutors filed charges accusing the brothers, Jarron and Jafari Lewis-Daniel, of robbing an Axiom armored truck while it was parked in front of the Wells Fargo DeBarr Road branch on Dec. 23.Jerzy Shedlock
A 41-year-old Anchorage man was convicted Wednesday in his second trial for raping a woman at a motel in 2012.Alaska Dispatch News
Clark Dixon, former host of the Sportsman Channel show “Syndicate Hunting,” was sentenced Thursday in Anchorage federal court to 16 months in prison for years of illegal hunting in Noatak National Preserve.Jerzy Shedlock
A 16-year-old was stabbed in the head after two men with guns and knives tried to evict the teenager’s family from a Willow home, according to troopers.Alaska Dispatch News

Iditarod Chief Executive Stan Hooley talks about the ceremonial start of the 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as well as the restart on Friday.





Tegan Hanlon
Alicia Keys' song "No One" got a perfectly appropriate Alaska dance interpretation this week.Laurel Andrews
The proposal, which comes with the Alaska's massive budget crisis as a backdrop, must still be approved by the full membership of the union and the Legislature.Nathaniel Herz
 Fairbanks residents have shown support for a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal that would ban some bear, wolf and coyote hunts on federal wildlife refuges in Alaska.The Associated Press
The report examined the causes of the Aug. 18 landslide above Kramer Avenue that left three people dead and caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in property damage. The Associated Press