Alaska News

JBER Instillation Commander Col. Brian Bruckbauer is meeting weekly to see how the proposed troop draw down will impact the base, with changes immediately planned. 

Suzanna Caldwell
Four people were arrested in Kodiak early Sunday morning after home raids in which drugs with an estimated street value of $74,000 were seized, police said.Jerzy Shedlock
A dark SUV collided with a bicyclist Friday morning as the driver turned onto Spenard Road from Chugach Way, fracturing the cyclist’s leg, police said. Megan Edge
A fire Sunday evening at the old senior center building in Bethel is being investigated as a suspected arson, police said.Lisa Demer
Future technology costs, low city employee morale and a recommendation for a civil-rights law to add protections for members of the gay, lesbian and transgender community were among the issues and suggestions in a report compiled by Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s transition team and issued Monday.Devin Kelly
The wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed near Ketchikan last month, killing all nine people onboard, has been recovered.Associated Press
A spokesperson for Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott said Mallott asked for and accepted the resignation of Gail Fenumiai on Friday.Becky Bohrer | Associated Press
The research vessel Sikuliaq -- owned by the National Science Foundation and operated by the University of Alaska Fairbanks -- will be working in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas through November on three research assignments. On its way, it stopped in Nome, where it welcomed visitors aboard. Laura Kraegel | KNOM
A scientist says researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating off Kodiak Island.Rachel D'Oro | Associated Press
A Fairbanks man convicted of sexual abuse of a minor based on the video testimony of two young girls will have his cased reviewed.Dan Joling | Associated Press