Alaska News

 Alaska State Troopers say the 49-year-old Wasilla man was sheep hunting when he fell down the popular Mat-Su peak. 



Megan Edge
The Red Cross is assisting a man and a woman who escaped a Monday fire west of Wasilla that “fully involved” their home within minutes after it was reported.Chris Klint
Moody's Investors Service on Monday highlighted Shell's decision to cease exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska as another setback on top of prolonged low oil prices, but the agency has not announced plans to change the state's positive credit rating.Jeannette Lee Falsey
After almost six days of repairs, linemen in the Fairbanks area have fully restored electrical power to the roughly 21,000 customers affected by Tuesday’s record snowfall.Chris Klint
Alaska Airlines offers a 20-minute guarantee for delivery of arriving passengers’ luggage – but it took a day to get airline CEO Brad Tilden his bag after a flight to Washington, D.C.Alaska Dispatch News
Sarah Love, 35, was charged with one count of DUI and five counts of endangering the welfare of a child after a Kalifornsky Beach Road traffic stop.Alaska Dispatch News
According to an advisory for the Anchorage area in effect until 11 a.m. Monday, drivers can expect visibility reduced to “one quarter mile or less at times,” especially along the Glenn Highway.Alaska Dispatch News
Troopers say John Fred Roberts of Venetie was arrested Sunday on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of 34-year-old Alex Tritt.Associated Press
The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 5.7 magnitude quake occurred at 9:35 a.m. Monday and was centered 111 miles west of Adak.Associated Press
Troopers say catalytic converters are being cut from underneath vehicles parked along the Elliott Highway. The converters contain precious metals that are valuable on the black market.Associated Press