The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Department of Natural Resources and SePRO Corp. are applying liquid fluridone to DeLong Lake to kill an infestation of elodea. The herbicide targets elodea and does not harm fish and wildlife. Several lakes in the southeast part of Anchorage have heavy infestations of elodea.

Bob Hallinen
Clifford Penn Jr., a former Armed Services YMCA employee in Anchorage, has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the recreation center's ATMs.Jerzy Shedlock
Vintage treats like slumps and buckles could easily be awarded “most likeable” for their ease of preparation and crowd-pleasing attributes.Kim Sunée
OPINION: Alaskans will pull together and make sacrifices, but it's hard take the hit when legislative majority leaders squander public money against Medicaid expansion.Marcelle McDannel
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is traveling to the frontline to visit the firefighters battling some of the worst fires the state has ever seen.Kelsey Warner
No. 1 West will take on No. 2 Dimond in a Friday night Cook Inlet Conference football clash at Dimond Alumni Field.Van Williams
A forecast for an unusually strong late-summer windstorm starting today has the National Weather Service issuing wind warnings for Seward, Moose Pass, Whittier, Girdwood and Valdez.Suzanna Caldwell
President Barack Obama will be in Alaska next week, including a stop in Anchorage that will cause some closures along roads and to other services.Sean Doogan,Devin Kelly

East beat Eagle River in three straight games in Cook Inlet Conference volleyball Wednesday at Eagle River.

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In a simulated search-and-rescue last month that saw federal agencies and private companies working together, a drone located a raft some 20 miles offshore in Alaska's Arctic waters, and relayed information to rescue helicopters.

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