A two-year, $400,000 study aims to determine if posters warning women against drinking while pregnant work better when stuck on pregnancy test dispensers or simply framed on the wall. The Peanut Farm Bar & Grill got the first dispenser.
A cargo ship has been permitted to leave Dutch Harbor after posting a $500,000 bond and agreeing to leave some its crew behind Thursday following a two-week detention for an environmental crimes investigation by the Coast Guard.Tegan Hanlon
The Republican-controlled House is poised to strip funding to expand the Medicaid health insurance program from Gov. Bill Walker’s budget, the first shot in what’s expected to be a contentious debate over one of Walker’s central campaign planks.Nathaniel Herz
Most of Alaska is forecast to have above-normal precipitation. Since March is one of the driest months of the year for the Interior, that still may not mean a lot of new snow for Iditarod mushers.Brian Brettschneider