Alaska News

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
An inmate assault Tuesday on an Anchorage jail correctional officer, who was treated for minor injuries, is under investigation by troopers.Alaska Dispatch News
Two explanations of how an Anchorage lawyer spent $52 million in six months from an elderly widow’s trust are beginning to unfold in a federal fraud trial in Anchorage.Lisa Demer
When marijuana businesses can legally open in Anchorage later this year, they'll have to be at least 500 feet from schools in most parts of the city, the Anchorage Assembly decided Tuesday night.Devin Kelly