Alaska News

At the start, before Mark Avery’s spectacular fall from his Anchorage aviation empire, he was working with a medevac operator and pilot who had extensive experience and a contract with a major rural Alaska health care provider.

Lisa Demer
The Alaska Court System will likely see hundreds of requests for interpreting services this year, and that volume has staff looking to technology to streamline what can become a complex and costly process.Hope Miller
It's still too soon to tell if Alaska is in an economic recession, according to a report released this week by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.Annie Zak
Alaska campaign finance regulators will privately consider whether to fine two independent political groups tied to Gov. Bill Walker’s deputy chief of staff for actions that prevented contributors from being revealed.Alex DeMarban
A Kenai Peninsula prisoner has been flown to Anchorage for treatment of life-threatening injuries, according to Alaska State Troopers.Alaska Dispatch News
Police say a 24-year-old Anchorage man has been arrested in connection with two armed robberies and one attempted robbery at the end of January.Alaska Dispatch News
The check for the unusually large fine arrived months late, after campaign finance regulators threatened to send the matter to the attorney general for collection.Alex DeMarban
COMMENT: If Alaska hopes to have a stable, educated and healthy future workforce, it needs to take care of it now, while it’s still in diapers, or spend exponentially more down the road.Jill Burke
The chief of the Barrow Volunteer Fire Department, a nephew of state Rep. Ben Nageak, was fatally shot in an incident involving a North Slope Borough police officer early Wednesday, according to borough officials.Chris Klint
A 22-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after he shot at a man with a rifle at a Kenai apartment building late Monday, police said.Chris Klint