Alaska 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.

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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
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
Parts of southern Alaska were shaken by a string of minor earthquakes Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.Alaska Dispatch News
President Obama's budget request to Congress includes $400 million "to cover the unique circumstances confronting vulnerable Alaskan communities," including money to pay for village relocation.Chris Mooney | The Washington Post
An Alaska Native regional corporation says it has acquired a sand and gravel company in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.Associated Press
A recent report predicts a mass tree die-off on Kodiak Island Borough land that was scorched by a wildfire last summer.Associated Press

After nearly two decades of debate and planning, the Spenard Road reconstruction project is positioned to receive $13.8 million from a city bond proposal. The municipality's promotional machine is in overdrive.

Scott Jensen
A Voznesenka man faces charges of terroristic threatening after allegedly going door-to-door in the village announcing plans to burn homes and kill their occupants.Alaska Dispatch News