Alaska News

A man was wounded in the arm after a dispute outside a local strip club early Friday led to gunfire between cars near West Dimond and Arctic boulevards, police say.

Chris Klint
Gov. Bill Walker has lobbied members of President Barack Obama's administration on opening up a small section of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.Associated Press
Former hurricane Oho, now classified as a post-tropical cyclone, has produced high wind warnings from the National Weather Service as far north as Sitka, taking effect as early as 7 a.m. Friday.Chris Klint
As a lawsuit over Medicaid expansion continues to play out in court, six legislators met Thursday on party-specific panels and highlighted that the public health care program for low-income Alaskans will again rise as a hot-button and derisive issue during the upcoming legislative session.Tegan Hanlon
The more warning signs a person shows, the greater the risk of suicide, experts say. Here are some signs of danger.Lisa Demer
The village of Hooper Bay is grieving after the suicides of three young people in less than two weeks, the most recent one on Sunday night.Lisa Demer
The Alaska Marine Highway System has cut 20 shore positions as officials deal with a scaled back state budget.Associated Press
A team of researchers, including scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, have developed a new model for studying the interaction between permafrost and climate change -- one that focuses on the growing body of available permafrost data to simplify efforts to calculate the effects of warming temperatures.Asaf Shalev
Alaska's northernmost community is feasting on whale after a successful fall season that included 15 bowheads landed, plus a bonus whale whose death is under investigation.  Alex DeMarban
Annual crime data released last week by the FBI shows a 20 percent increase in murders over 2013, but it doesn't necessarily indicate a trend, one expert said.Jerzy Shedlock