Alaska State Troopers are creating a new unit to focus on violent crime in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta -- an area of Alaska with among the country’s highest rates of reported violence including assaults and sex crimes.
As part of its recent decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission struck down an effort by the owners of the trans-Alaska pipeline to use higher shipping rates to pay off more than $100 million in increased property taxes related to a 2006 adjustment. Alex DeMarban
An effort to repeal Assembly Ordinance 96, which provided non-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents of Anchorage, has been filed with the city.Suzanna Caldwell
As world leaders began talks in Paris on solutions to global warming, the National Park Service on Monday released a report detailing agency efforts to address threats to parks from climate change.Dan Joling | Associated Press