The fine is the second-largest issued by the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in the last decade, according to agency records.

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Many clients still didn’t know where they would go on Wednesday. Options are scarce and waitlists are long.

Juan Toscano told friends and family he was going for a hike Tuesday afternoon at the Basher Trailhead, police said.

Lukis Nighswonger, now 40, was a popular teacher at Wasilla’s Iditarod Elementary when the accusations of classroom abuse surfaced in 2015. He wasn’t arrested for another three years.

June 1 is recognized as Rollerski Awareness Day in Anchorage. Thursday’s event was to educate people about the sport, and about safety on roads and trails for skiers in training.


A person walking along Campbell Airstrip Road found the body, police said.

Garden columnist Jeff Lowenfels says you don’t have the luxury of a long growing season to justify taking a weekend off because it is too cold or wet or you want to go fishing.

Lawmakers earlier this month rejected Bethany Marcum’s appointment to the board that oversees Alaska’s public universities, citing her support for massive funding cuts to the university system in 2019. In her place, Gov. Mike Dunleavy appointed Tuckerman Babcock, another supporter of those cuts.

Replenishing a workforce diminished by a surge of retirements that began during the pandemic is a growing problem, especially in construction, manufacturing, nursing and some professions like accounting.

Paired with a poblano-corn salsa, the soup is a quick and easy option for a lunch on the deck or a weekend gathering.

Peltola said she supported permitting reforms included in the deal, and her vote was aligned with other moderate Democrats in the House.

Here are four ways the debt ceiling deal could affect who’s eligible for benefits such as SNAP.

With the support of two Democrats and an independent, the Senate passed a resolution repealing the president’s plan to cancel up to $20,000 of student debt for more than 40 million Americans.

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