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Anchorage police are looking for additional information about a reported early morning shooting.

Megan Edge
The Atlanta-based airlines had previously flown seasonal routes to both cities from Seattle. It also plans to add seasonal flights to Ketchikan and Sitka.Associated Press
Despite testimony mostly against the ordinance, the Anchorage Assembly approved a measure banning marijuana consumption in public places.Suzanna Caldwell
For JBER, the worst-case scenario would mean a loss of 5,300 soldiers and personnel. There are currently about 6,000 Army soldiers on base.Tegan Hanlon
Legislators on Tuesday held their first hearing on a bill that would push back their annual deadline for filing reports that disclose how they earn their income, which would make their finances unavailable until after the annual Legislative session.Nathaniel Herz
As Alaska politicians bluster over the Obama administration's actions on the development potential for ANWR and the Arctic Ocean, one question should be on everyone's mind: which location actually has the most potential? The answer, of course, is complicated.Alex DeMarban,Yereth Rosen
For years, the bars on the ferries that ply Alaska's waters were a place to hear some real Alaska stories or escape the groups of kids on school trips roaming the vessels' decks. Now, they've fallen victim to tight economic times for the Alaska Marine Highway System.Pat Forgey
The state expects to lose about $100 million on oil production taxes this year, a situation that has created consternation and confusion over whether it is caused by credits to companies that pay taxes or don't pay taxes. The answer is both. Dermot Cole
A Bethel man who raped a young girl when he was a juvenile was sentenced on Tuesday to serve 50 years for sexually abusing the same girl in 2011, along with 15 additional years for abusing two others, according to the Bethel district attorney.Lisa Demer
Are Americans now so clueless they have to be told to put on warm clothes before going out the in the cold? Watching the media bloviate about the latest winter storm on the East Coast, one would think so.Craig Medred