Alaska News

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
Village police said they received their "strongest investigative lead" in the case when the two suspects called the department and tried to sell frozen pizzas to officers. Tegan Hanlon
The Monday debate hosted by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce featured three mini-debates between the candidates. The topics were the Knik Arm bridge project, labor contracts and gay rights legislation. Devin Kelly
The National Weather Service plans to realign its Alaska workforce, reducing jobs at remote offices in Nome, Barrow and Kodiak and shifting positions to the Anchorage and Fairbanks forecast centers.Jenn Ruckel
For 10 hours after the massive earthquake that shook Nepal on Saturday, Anchorage resident Jeet Tamang couldn’t reach his wife in Kathmandu. When he tried calling, he was met with a deafening silence.Michelle Theriault Boots
Unable to pass a budget it could pay for, the Alaska Legislature on Monday decided to adjourn. Minutes later, Gov. Bill Walker issued a proclamation calling lawmakers back into special session Tuesday to pass a "fully funded" budget.Pat Forgey
Alaska State Troopers say a 46-year-old man from Tanana died Sunday after he lost control of his ATV and it crashed into a tree.Tegan Hanlon
The budget approved by the Alaska Legislature Monday would drain a $1.3 billion account set aside to provide school districts some measure of financial stability.Dermot Cole

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


U.S. Army soldiers with B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment from Fort Wainwright prepare sling loads at the Kahiltna Glacier base camp on Monday, April 27, 2015, to be flown to the National Park Service climber camp at 14,200 feet.