Gov. Greg Abbott says the shooter, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, posted that he was going to shoot his grandmother, then that he had shot the woman, and finally that he was going to shoot an elementary school.

The municipal law makes violating the open burning ban a class A misdemeanor crime, which can carry a sentence of up to one year in jail and up to a $10,000 fine, according to city code.

A larger-than-usual crowd filled much of the Assembly chambers to testify on the proposed ordinance, which Mayor Bronson has called a “blatant attack on the office of the mayor.”

Pebble critics hope the EPA will stop the mine for good this time. The vast mineral deposit is located near headwaters of the world’s most valuable salmon fishery

Supporters say the measure contains programs proven in other states that will boost Alaska’s low student reading scores. But critics say the bill was rushed and doesn’t adequately account for the needs of rural school districts.

Traffic disruptions are expected on several high-volume roads in Anchorage as well as Mat-Su. Improvements include better pedestrian access.

The union has been stalled for years trying to negotiate a contract that addresses concerns about work rules, scheduling flexibility and career security.

Peter Micciche was first elected to the Senate in 2012 and was Senate president this year and last.


The enormous amount of data collected is being used to study ocean acidification that can harm and kill certain marine life.

Officials urge caution when using the road connecting the small community of Lowell Point to Seward after the May 7 slide.

Microreactors are largely in the research phase, and any installation of a microreactor would not happen for several years, the governor’s office said.

The court affirmed a lower court ruling that the board tasked with redrawing the state’s political boundaries “again engaged in unconstitutional political gerrymandering.”

The fire spread from the home into brush and a wooded area, drawing a response from local and state agencies.

A scarcity of seasonal employees and housing complicates what’s expected to be a strong summer for Seward’s visitor industry. It’s a problem testing businesses statewide.

The president’s plane touched down at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson following diplomatic meetings with Asia-Pacific allies.

ConocoPhillips Alaska said the reservoir is expected to produce up to 20,000 barrels of oil per day, adding to Alaska North Slope oil production rates that lately have run near 500,000 barrels daily.

The solar project is owned by the tribal governments in Shungnak and Kobuk, who are selling the power to rural Alaska’s largest electric utility.

They were greeted by volunteers with flowers, balloons, Alaskan chocolate and tea, as well as freshly baked bread and salt, a Ukrainian welcoming tradition.

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