After weighing a ban on all-terrain vehicles within Wasilla city limits, the growing Mat-Su city decided instead to impose new restrictions -- including limiting hours and requiring a license -- instead.Zaz Hollander
Alaska State Troopers said the woman, wanted on a warrant for a previous theft charge, tried to crawl into the trunk of a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier during a Kenai Peninsula traffic stop Sunday night.Megan Edge
Two groups petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the groups call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding the risk of a catastrophic oil spill from Arctic offshore drilling.Dan Joling
Firefighter/paramedic David Holsman of Fire Station 5 in Spenard receives the American Legion Western Region Firefighter of the Year award for 2015 on Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Anchorage Fire Department Training Center.
With a little over a week until the Anchorage mayoral election, candidates Ethan Berkowitz and Amy Demboski sparred in their first head-to-head debate Monday over the Knik Arm bridge project, labor contracts and gay rights legislation.
The Monday debate hosted by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce featured three mini-debates between the candidates. The topics were the Knik Arm bridge project, labor contracts and gay rights legislation. Devin Kelly
U.S. Army soldiers with B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment from Fort Wainwright prepare sling loads at the Kahiltna Glacier base camp on Monday, April 27, 2015, to be flown to the National Park Service climber camp at 14,200 feet.
In Talkeetna, winter’s end was heralded by the arrival of 25,000-pound U.S. Army Chinook helicopters, which help the National Park Service set up the base camp used by climbers hoping to summit Mount McKinley and other peaks in the Alaska Range. Nathaniel Herz
The National Weather Service plans to realign its Alaska workforce, reducing jobs at remote offices in Nome, Barrow and Kodiak and shifting positions to the Anchorage and Fairbanks forecast centers.Jenn Ruckel
OPINION: Uprooting poor, disproportionately Alaska Native citizens from their homes and sending them out of state for “aversion therapy” is a paternalistic approach that will almost certainly will not have the intended effect.Brian Yablon, MD