Alaska News

The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday recertified the mayoral runoff election, taking into account 58 ballots not previously tallied that altered the result by 0.01 percent but did not change the outcome.

Tegan Hanlon
A complaint filed in court Tuesday describes a grisly chain of events that began early Sunday in Bethel. But it doesn’t explain what might have led to the stabbing death of Eunice Whitman, 23, allegedly by her boyfriend. Lisa Demer
Four Alaska Army National Guard helicopters took King Harald V of Norway and an entourage of about 30 from Anchorage’s Merrill Field to Homer on Tuesday morning. The party traveled across Kachemak Bay on the Rainbow Connection charter boat to the Tutka Bay Lodge.Mike Dunham

Road crews began repairing the flood-battered Dalton Highway on Alaska's North Slope over the Memorial Day weekend, bringing hope to Deadhorse hotels and work camps forced to fly in supplies after spring melting ripped away portions of the road to some of the nation’s largest oil fields.


Alex DeMarban
A German shipping company was ordered to pay $800,000 for dumping 4,500 gallons of oily waste last year in waters south of the Aleutian Islands. Part of the money is going to the Alaska SeaLife Center.Jerzy Shedlock
The Alaska Commission of Judicial Conduct on Tuesday charged Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley with making inappropriate statements toward witnesses, victims and other parties during court proceedings over the course of two years.Laurel Andrews
A year after a 4-year-old boy went missing in the Alaska village of Kotlik, troopers say they've found his remains. Megan Edge
The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center is monitoring the Seventy Mile Fire, which was sparked by lightning Sunday and by Tuesday had burned 1,250 acres, or just under two square miles, near Eagle.Associated Press

Four Alaska Army National Guard helicopters took King Harald V of Norway and an entourage of about 30 from Anchorage’s Merrill Field to Homer on Tuesday morning. The party traveled across Kachemak Bay on the Rainbow Connection charter boat to the Tutka Bay Lodge.

Mike Dunham

Gen. Laurie Hummel took the helm of the Alaska National Guard on Tuesday during a ceremonial change of command in Anchorage. Hundreds of people attended the three-hour afternoon ceremony at the Alaska National Guard Armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Laurel Andrews