Alaska News

Scientists trying to predict the likelihood of a Mount Redoubt eruption need look no further than its last episode in 1989 when its labor pains were fast and furious.George Bryson
In an effort to scotch false reports in Alaska and Outside, the Alaska Volcano Observatory issued a bulletin this afternoon confirming that no eruption has yet occurred.
One of two employee lawsuits filed against the now defunct Matanuska Maid dairy has been resolved. John Havelock, an attorney for former dairy chief executive Joe Van Treeck, said Thursday that a settlement was reached between Van Treeck and managers of the state-owned dairy.
Emergency responders found a Willow man dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning today. He had apparently hooked propane bottles inside the cabin to a heater and water heater without ventilation.Zaz Hollander
Craig Medred
The night before he killed her and shot himself, Toua Vang burst into a birthday party in a rage over his ex-girlfriend possibly looking for a new man and, with five kids watching, grabbed her collar and threatened to kill her with an 18-inch kitchen knife, according to court records.James Halpin
ACS is laying off about 20 employees, or about 2 percent of its workforce, the company said this week.
Craig Medred
Craig Medred