Alaska News

A 27-year-old Fairbanks man faces multiple charges after he robbed a Wasilla coffee stand, pulled a gun on another man, fled from authorities at high speed and drunkenly exposed himself along the Parks Highway, troopers say.

Megan Edge
Mike Albertson remembers his brother-in-law Kevin Lee Oozevaseuk as a talented Alaska Native carver, but one who suffered from a long history of huffing to get high. Megan Edge
The man couldn't invoke state laws allowing animals to be shot in defense of life and property because his improper storage of garbage caused the incident, wildlife troopers said.Megan Edge
Some popular state parks in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are easing campfire restrictions ahead of the holiday weekend.Zaz Hollander
A suspect in the burglary, Theodore Westlake, and was arrested when he returned to the scene, troopers said.Megan Edge
Moses A. John attacked two adults with knives, then fired rounds from a rifle at a group that included the adults he'd attacked earlier, as well as three children, troopers said.Alaska Dispatch News
Anchorage's record-low snowfall for the winter of 2014-15 -- the city received only 25.1 inches of snow -- was made official Wednesday.Megan Edge
Troopers said they arrested the Palmer man following allegations that he was in possession of child pornography. Megan Edge
Gov. Bill Walker has made it official: He is changing the name of a census area in Western Alaska from that of a slave owner who never set foot there to that of the region's tallest mountains.Lisa Demer
The manager of the Fish and Game's Fairbanks sport fish hatchery says the state chose to cut grayling because the small, native fish are disproportionately expensive to raise.Associated Press