Alaska News

One of the cubs from a family of five black bears roaming Government Hill was captured by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Monday afternoon on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. 

Megan Edge
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has released an online map detailing the lives of nine bears living near and in Anchorage, from Turnagain Arm to Fire Island.Megan Edge
After weighing a ban on all-terrain vehicles within Wasilla city limits, the growing Mat-Su city decided instead to impose new restrictions -- including limiting hours and requiring a license -- instead.Zaz Hollander
Alaska State Troopers said the woman, wanted on a warrant for a previous theft charge, tried to crawl into the trunk of a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier during a Kenai Peninsula traffic stop Sunday night.Megan Edge
Two groups petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the groups call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding the risk of a catastrophic oil spill from Arctic offshore drilling.Dan Joling
A federal judge on Tuesday will consider a request by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for an injunction against illegal boarding of Arctic-bound drilling equipment by activists from Greenpeace Inc.Dan Joling
Alaska Airlines is beginning nonstop flights from its Seattle hub to three cities in the Southern U.S. beginning in November.Associated Press
Alaska State Troopers said a search for 33-year-old Matt Asturi, a Nevada man last seen canoeing on Upper Trail Lake last week, was suspended Monday night.Megan Edge
Mayor Dan Sullivan’s administration is proposing to restrict alcohol purchases for people who use Anchorage’s emergency sleep-off center three or more times in one year.Tegan Hanlon

Firefighter/paramedic David Holsman of Fire Station 5 in Spenard receives the American Legion Western Region Firefighter of the Year award for 2015 on Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Anchorage Fire Department Training Center. 

Erik Hill