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This Alaska Restaurant Is 240 Miles From Civilization But It’s So Worth The Journey
Driving a long way to get somewhere we’d like to go is all part of living in Alaska. However, there’s one restaurant in our state that takes it to the next level. This place is 240 miles from the nearest stoplight, and it’s definitely not the type of restaurant you swing by on a whim. However, if yo
Alaska pilot commits suicide by crashing plane
The private pilot and a passenger departed on a flight to an airstrip about 40 nautical miles away. When they failed to return as scheduled, family members notified law enforcement, and the wreckage was subsequently located in an area of snow-covered, rising terrain near Aniak, Alaska. Both the pilo
Whirlwind of violence in Alaska village; man stabs father, attacks mother, brother
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A man from a rural Alaska village was arrested this weekend for a brutal string of assaults committed against his own family members, including a stabbing and a strangling.
Invisible gas linked to lung cancer found in Alaska
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - An invisible gas, created by minerals in the earth, has been linked to lung cancer. A colorless, odorless gas has been known to infiltrate homes, causing adverse effects on the human body. The gas is called radon. But what is Radon exactly? University of Alaska Fairbanks's Energy
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Reduces Stake in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board cut its holdings in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) by 6.0% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 385,790 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 24,420 sh
Troopers recover cache of stolen firearms, arrest Alaska suspects
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A Palmer woman and an Anchorage man have been arrested for theft and other warrants, and upon searching their homes, a trove of suspected stolen guns were recovered.
Meth smuggling in a coffee can lands Alaska couple jail time for drug conspiracy
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A Juneau couple, who were arrested last year, have been sentenced to jail time in connection to a conspiracy to smuggle methamphetamine and other controlled substances up to Alaska.
Alaska moose poacher fined $100K, sentenced to 9 months in jail
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska man who poached three moose and left most of the meat to rot has been sentenced to nine months in jail and fined more than $100,000. Rusty Counts, 39, of Anchor Point, shot the moose near his community over two weeks in September. He pleaded guilty Nov. 6 to 21 mis
Last month, Ruth Botstein argued Alaska’s case at the Supreme Court. This month she was fired.
The administration of newly-elected Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy has taken the unusual step of firing two prominent attorneys at the Alaska Department of Law, including one who represented the state before the U.S. Supreme Court last month.
Alaska man tries to walk through crash scene, pulls knife on trooper when stopped
An incident turned violent this weekend when a Juneau man tried to walk through the scene of a crash and was stopped by area troopers. That's when, according to the Alaska State Troopers, the man pulled a knife on the officer, and an altercation ensued.
Alaska DOT identifies 100 areas of earthquake damage
The Alaska Department of Transportation has identified 100 locations of earthquake damage to DOT infrastructure. The list includes locations in the Mat-Su, the Kenai, Eagle River and Anchorage. DOT indicates damage on the Kenai Spur Highway at Mileposts 19, 35.1 and 35.7.
Southeast Alaska man faces sexual assault charges over accusations spanning years
A Gustavus man was arrested on multiple charges Tuesday over accusations he sexually assaulted two people over a 19-year span. John M. Scott, 58, was indicted last week over accusations he groped and performed sexual acts on two people without their consent between 1999 and 2018. One of the victims
North Slope police identify Alaska worker killed at oilfield
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities have identified the Alaska worker killed last week at a North Slope oil field as 36-year-old Shawn Huber. Huber died early Dec. 7 at Milne Point in what the North Slope Borough Police Department said was an "equipment accident," the Anchorage Daily News reported
Alaska Legislature Approves $25 Million in Federal Funds for DOT&PF Emergency response
(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – Thursday, the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee approved $25 million in federal receipt authority for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) for repairs to earthquake-damaged infrastructure.
Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Nikiski in Alaska
A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km N of Nikiski, Alaska (49 miles) on Friday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:36:57 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 76.3 km (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsun
Overnight Energy — Sponsored by the National Biodiesel Board — Oil lease sale in Alaska nets $1.5M | House climate panel likely won't pass bills | EPA hires new head of Chesapeake office
INTERIOR BRINGS IN $1.5M FROM ALASKA OIL AND GAS LEASE SALE: A highly criticized oil and gas lease sale in Alaska netted just over $1.5 million in revenue as of Wednesday. The lease of 174,000 acres of federal land generated through a total of 16 bids generated over a million dollars more this year
Best Places to Retire in Alaska
Perhaps the generic portrait of a retiree lounging on a beach isn’t quite your thing. Instead, you might be considering going in the opposite direction and living in Alaska for retirement. In addition to the state’s abundant natural beauty, you’ll also enjoy a relatively low tax burden. We crunched
Alaska Airlines Offers Early Boarding to Passengers Wearing Ugly Sweaters
Alaska Airlines is looking to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day by offering travelers wearing festive gear to the airport the chance to board their flight early. On December 21, all Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air passengers who wear their ugly holiday sweaters will be eligible for early b
Alaska high court rules against Dodge request in recount materials
The Alaska Supreme Court has ruled against a Democratic candidate's request to consider materials in a Fairbanks race which could sway control of the state House to a GOP majority.
Watch a Jeep CJ-7 Beast-Mode This Alaska Road Destroyed By an Earthquake
A devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Alaska late last month, leaving the state’s roads in shambles, and littered with enormous sinkholes. But that didn’t stop one man from taking his lifted, big tire-having Jeep CJ-7 over a mangled mess of dirt and rock that was once a street. Watch as his Jee