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DNA tests show 3 brown bears killed in Eagle River not responsible for fatal mauling

Fish and Game spokesman Ken Marsh said DNA analysis taken from the scene of the two maulings determined the same brown bear sow killed Michael Soltis, 44, and later injured volunteer searcher Paul Vasquez, 51.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-19 20:09:49

Palmer Peaks This Week in High Summer

The Showcase Garden in Palmer—This is the major garden in downtown Palmer, beside the Museum at 723 S. Colony Way. If you have never visited this carefully tended spot, you are missing something big. This graceful and fragrant garden has been planned and plotted for decades and expanded more than on

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-07-19 06:05:00

Witnesses describe pilot’s takeoff struggle before fatal crash

Witnesses say the pilot who was killed in Wednesday night’s plane crash may have overloaded his aircraft.Colt Richter, 24, was flying for Regal Air when he took off from Willow Lake on his way to FBI Lake with two passengers, troopers say. He crashed just a minute later.

KTVA - 2018-07-19 22:17:00

1 person dies, 2 injured in plane crash near Willow

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FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-07-19 15:41:50

APD: Knife-wielding 19-year-old tried to kidnap boy in Chugiak

Anchorage police say they arrested a man who tried to kidnap a 13-year-old boy at knifepoint Tuesday in the Chugiak area.The incident was first reported at 2 p.m. Tuesday when police were called to a home in Eagle River to talk to a reported victim of an attempted kidnapping, the Anchorage Police De

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-18 20:39:45

Eagle River auto detailer works on historic Air Force One

According to a press release, this is McGowan’s first selection to the team, which has spent 15 years restoring the original Air Force One on display at the museum. In addition to detailing Air Force One, the team will also work on preserving the museum’s newest acquisition, a Boeing B-52G Stratofor

ALASKA STAR - 2018-07-19 19:13:32

19-year-old man arrested for attempted kidnapping near Fire Lake

According to anAnchorage Police Department Nixle alert,Lor P. Lee, 19, was arrested for third-degree assault and kidnapping after he allegedly tried to get a 13-year-old boy to get into a car with him.

ALASKA STAR - 2018-07-18 18:32:00

Man dies in motorcycle crash on northeast Anchorage street

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CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-07-19 15:20:27

Bags be gone? Alaska's largest city eyes plastic bag ban at tonight's Assembly meeting

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -Tuesday night the Anchorage Assembly will introduce an ordinance that would ban plastic bags.One of the sponsors, Assembly member Dick Traini, says it's a sign of the times and important to protecting the environment."What we want to do is get rid of all the plastics that are in ou


Police: Man shot in July 4 dispute over bicycle has died, case now a homicide

A July 4 shooting victim died Wednesday, according to Anchorage police."This case is now being investigated as a homicide," the police saidin a news release.The victim had been shot in the leg following a dispute over a bicycle and was being treated at a local hospital, police said. Authorities have

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-19 00:40:49

Price, space push new homes to Mat-Su

Rob Yundt, owner of Robert Yundt Homes since 2004 and president of the Mat-Su Homebuilders Association, is building a four-plex off Knik-Goose Bay Road in Wasilla. He said price is one of the big reasons why people choose to live in the Valley.

KTVA - 2018-07-18 02:13:00

Open & Shut: Another brewery in Anchorage, plus new restaurants

Turnagain Brewing: This new brewery had its grand opening Saturday at 7920 and 7924 King St., where King Street Brewing Co. used to be. Turnagain Brewing makes a range of beers, with a focus on sours and Belgian-style ales, said co-owner Ted Rosenzweig. He's been brewing for decades.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-07-18 21:14:08

Blockbuster not yet selling Russell Crowe's jockstrap | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD

FILE - In this May 2, 2018 file photo, Blockbuster Alaska General Manager Kevin Daymude moves a display case featuring the jockstrap worn by actor Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man" at a Blockbuster video store in Anchorage, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)

KFQD.COM - 2018-07-18 19:30:42

Man arrested for kidnapping attempt in Eagle River

A 19-year-old was arrested after authorities say he attempted to kidnap a boy who was riding his bike in Eagle River Tuesday afternoon.According to Anchorage Police, a 13-year-old boy was riding his bike on a trail along the Old Glenn Highway. When he came to an intersection on the trail that crosse

KTVA - 2018-07-18 21:05:00

1 assaulted with bat in Wasilla, AST says

All parties involved were contacted, troopers say, and at the conclusion of the investigation, the Palmer District Attorney's Office will review the case to determine charges.


Cannabis event likely faces fine for public consumption

FAIRBANKS — Organizers of the cannabis festival Alaska Hempfest will likely face a fine at the August meeting of the Alaska Marijuana Control Board, to be held in Fairbanks, on suspicion of allowing public consumption, according to the state’s chief cannabis regulator.

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-07-18 08:10:00

Man wanted for assault after allegedly hitting woman with shovel, vehicle

According to police, on July 15 at around 12:57 a.m., officers arrived at a residence on Eklutna Village Road for a reported disturbance and found a woman with ripped clothing and visible injuries. Police said the woman told them her ex-boyfriend, Christopher E. Clark-Stackhouse, 28, showed up at he


Garden and art faire draws in the crowds in downtown Palmer

Tickets for the Palmer Wine Walk were gone within two weeks of becoming available, according to Sam Dinges, museum director.


Hundreds of fish left to rot near Wasilla

KNIK, Alaska (KTUU) -Hundreds of fish lay strewn on a hillside near Wasilla, rotting and being devoured by flies and maggots.The discarded fish, that appear to be salmon, are lying just off a hiking trail near mile 14.5 of Knik Goose Bay Road. The overpowering stench would suggest the fish have been


Troopers work to dispose of fish pile, find who’s responsible

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -Troopers are working to figure out the best way to dispose of hundreds of salmon dumped down a bank in the Knik-Goose Bay area and discovered late last week.[RELATED: Hundreds of fish left to rot near Wasilla]Sgt. Dan Dahl, an Alaska Wildlife Trooper, says while cleaning up rotting