Alaska News

The Anchorage company with plans to build construction and demolition waste debris fills near Chugiak and Palmer suffered yet another setback last week.

Zaz Hollander
Searchers from the village of Kwethluk on Sunday pulled the body of a young woman out of an open lead in the thawing ice of a branch of the Kuskokwim River, ending a long search that involved scores of volunteers.Lisa Demer
The Polar Pioneer drill ship and its accompanying tugboats do not -- for now -- belong at the port’s Terminal 5, a site currently devoted to cargo ships, Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development has ruled.Yereth Rosen
Ariel Hasse of Wasilla and Grant Ackerman of Fairbanks have been named U.S. Presidential Scholars, one of the nation's top academic awards for graduating high school seniors.Alaska Dispatch News
The 34-year-old woman was riding in Upper Kalskag when she lost control of her ATV, which rolled twice, Alaska State Troopers said. She died a short time later.Megan Edge
Across the Kenai Peninsula, a number of small farms are facilitating the purchase of local, raw dairy products through goat-sharing.Kelly Sullivan
Alaska State Troopers are investigating a report from boaters who said they found human remains in a remote part of the Chena River State Recreation Area Saturday.Associated Press
Alvin Rodriguez-Moya has been arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder in an East Anchorage stabbing that left one dead and another critically injured Sunday morning.Jerzy Shedlock,Megan Edge
Former Anchorage mayoral candidate Andrew Halcro has offered a last-second endorsement of Ethan Berkowitz, one of the two candidates in Tuesday’s runoff election.Nathaniel Herz
Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau to Seattle when problems arose with one of the plane's two electrical systems. The Boeing 737-400 touched down in Vancouver shortly before 5 p.m. local time on Sunday.Associated Press