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Student-veteran population at Alaska’s two largest university campuses is increasing at rates that outpace the growth of total enrollment.


Tegan Hanlon
According to state airport managers, the federal tax code is preventing them from installing "micro hotels" on Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport's C concourse as planned.Sean Doogan
In a situation similar to that of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and its unused ferry Susitna, the state could face reimbursements of millions of dollars to the federal government if the Alaska Marine Highway System doesn't start using a pair of ferry terminals in Southeast.Pat Forgey
An Anchorage woman was arrested early Sunday after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the chest at a South Anchorage park, police said.Michelle Theriault Boots
Portions of the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea are close to 5 degrees F warmer than average -- conditions that in the past have had a significant impact on Alaska fisheries. Craig Medred
An Alaska Air National Guard HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter staffed by a team from the 212th Rescue Squadron from JBER searched for the plane and found the three occupants 1.2 miles from the crash site.   Michelle Theriault Boots
Victims told police that a group of family and friends were standing outside the Kodiak Bar when an argument between one person and two suspects led to gunfire. Michelle Theriault Boots
A regional household transportation survey, the first since 2002, began last week in Southcentral Alaska. This week, Anchorage's People Mover bus service will also begin onboard rider surveys. Devin Kelly
Each year, about 400 teachers are hired from outside Alaska to staff rural schools. Research shows that most of them will leave after a year or two on the job.Michelle Theriault Boots
A 58-year-old general contractor running for Wasilla mayor once stalked Las Vegas jail officers he says subjected him to horrific treatment. Wasilla officials say that plus other recent encounters with law enforcement by Loren Means give them pause. Zaz Hollander