Members of the Anchorage Education Association voted this week to accept a one-year contract extension, which includes 1 percent raises next school year and one-time bonuses for the union's 3,400 educators.
Hazardous avalanche conditions near Hatcher Pass Road, blocked by a Tuesday slide, will delay a ground search for Wasilla skier Liam Walsh after he was reported overdue in the area Monday, troopers said. Chris Klint
Eight schools in western and northern parts of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District will be closed again Wednesday due to icy roads -- which also closed almost all schools in the district Tuesday.Alaska Dispatch News
A host of the Sportsman Channel hunting show “Syndicate Hunting” and four other people pled guilty in federal court this month to crimes related to a poaching operation in Noatak National Preserve.Megan Edge