Alaska News

The Alaska state Senate passed a marijuana crime bill without a proposed amendment that would have made marijuana concentrates illegal in 2017.

Laurel Andrews
A nearly $2.3 million loan from the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority will provide long-term financing of a new building along the Palmer-Wasilla Highway that already houses a Petco store.Zaz Hollander
Former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich's new consulting business, started up after he lost his bid for re-election last year, has a new client -- a top law firm that represents American Indian and Alaska Native tribes. Alex DeMarban
Anchorage police said a woman was stabbed multiple times in the hip and thigh with a broken mirror at a Muldoon trailer park Sunday, but the wounds were not life-threatening. Alaska Dispatch News
The flies, similar in appearance to common house flies, have emerged in large numbers over the past month at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Yereth Rosen
The driver of a semi hauling two trailers was flown to Anchorage with serious injuries when the tractor-trailer crashed in a wooded area near Cooper Landing, responders said.Megan Edge
As warm temperatures bring breakup to Interior Alaska, crews are scrambling to clean up more than 800 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled when a tractor-trailer overturned on the Dalton Highway near Mile 59 last week.Megan Edge
Warmth and moisture mean ideal conditions for birch trees, which can produce more seed and fewer catkins -- good news for allergy suffers.Associated Press
Anchorage Police Department Lt. Anthony Henry has been given a termination notice and is currently on paid leave from the department, according to his attorney.Sean Doogan
A senior manager made a pass at a new employee, then apparently realized his mistake and is giving her the cold shoulder instead. Should she be worried about retaliation?Lynne Curry