There are no commitments in the new LNG agreement between Japan and Alaska -- very similar to another document signed in 2013 -- but both parties assert that signing memos to cooperate is mutually beneficial and they need to keep talking.
An Anchorage man found guilty of fraudulently billing Medicaid more than $20,000 has been sentenced to two months in prison in addition to restitution and loss of the privilege to bill the federal program.Jerzy Shedlock
Goldbelt Security LLC, a subsidiary of a Juneau-based Alaska Native corporation, will be paid $1.97 million for a one-year contract to operate the van service that picks up inebriated people from Anchorage streets and to staff the Anchorage Safety Center. Devin Kelly
A collection of investigative materials from the National Transportation Safety Board sheds some light on a July 2013 plane crash that killed 10 people in Soldotna, including that the flight may have been overloaded and off-center when it tried to take off before crashing.Lisa Demer
The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a change to the Bettles airport lighting system that would reduce the airport's IFR capabilities. It is seeking comments from the public until Sept. 25.Colleen Mondor
The U.S. Coast Guard had been looking for 52-year-old Paul Keithahn since Monday, when passers-by spotted his pleasure craft “Spellbound” turning in circles near the Coghlan Island.Alaska Dispatch News