Today's News

UAA sophomore sprinter Jamie Ashcroft set a track record in the 200 meters Saturday in Salem, Oregon.Alaska Dispatch News
Ryan and Brandon Cole, sophomore brothers from Anchorage, each delivered an assist in a 5-2 win over Wisconsin-Stevens Point.Doyle Woody
The shadow of a federal case that never made it to court -- allegations by investigators that Bill Allen paid for sex with underage girls -- looms over an amendment introduced by Sen. Dan Sullivan.Dermot Cole
OPINION: Deep in grief, we don't need advice or strategies. We need family and friends. Chantelle Pence
Sprint musher John Erhart of Tanana came from behind Saturday to win the 36th edition of the Koyukuk River Race.Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: The Alaska GOP majority is dealin', ladies and gentlemen, so keep your hands on your wallets.Shannyn Moore
As the Alaska Legislature looks for ways to cut its own budget, its new office building in downtown Anchorage may become a target.Nathaniel Herz
East High's Chase Hawk won two events at the two-day Mini B track and field meet at The Dome.Alaska Dispatch News
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson rescue squadrons supported the rescue of two Saudi F-15 pilots from the Gulf of Aden on Friday, according to an Alaska Air National Guard official. Jerzy Shedlock
The Alaskans advanced to quarterfinal elimination games Sunday, with a chance to move into the semis later in the day.Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: Getting rid of one local district attorney for enforcing a statewide policy is wrong. The Alaska Department of Law's bad policy shift in the wake of the shocking case of Jerry Active must be corrected.Marcelle McDannel
A 41-year-old state prison inmate died Saturday morning, two days after he was found unconscious in his cell.Jerzy Shedlock
The state's Department of Education and Early Development will likely face the steepest cuts of any department, said Sen. Mike Dunleavy, a key player in education policy in the Alaska Senate.Pat Forgey
Connor Lane dominated Saturday's state championship slalom race at Alyeska Ski Resort.Alaska Dispatch News
State and federal managers are turning to village residents to help plan what promises to be another summer of frustration, with restricted fishing in a region that depends on salmon as a main food source.Lisa Demer
The battle over an unexpected Cook Inlet gas discovery that could be worth $30 million in sales has led to a decision by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska to consider whether Southcentral ratepayers should benefit. Alex DeMarban
The Arctic Waterways Safety Committee, formed to develop the best practices for managing Arctic waterways, held its first formal meeting this month in Juneau, electing officers and meeting with the governor and Alaska's state committee on the Arctic.Carey Restino
According to police, the shooting happened around 1:04 p.m. at the 1300 block of West Northern Lights Boulevard. The person or people responsible for the shooting fled in a vehicle, but no descriptions of the suspects or the vehicle were immediately available.Egan Millard
Far northern lakes have formed, filled and emptied for thousands of years, but this is the first time scientists have observed it with instruments. Ned Rozell
Three Alaska Democratic legislators attended the inaugural meeting in Washington, D.C., last December of the State Innovation Exchange, meant to be a counter-force to a conservative exchange that supplies lawmakers with bills pushed by business interests and lobbyists.Nathaniel Herz