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Ex-postmaster charged with trafficking marijuana through Alaska post office he ran

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The former postmaster of the Kotzebue post office was charged with trafficking marijuana through the mail using the office he ran to facilitate shipments for over three years.


New exhibit highlights Alaska's food diversity and community

A new exhibit at the Anchorage Museum is now open, offering visitors some food for thought. What Why How We Eat, on the museum's first floor, highlights cultures and food traditions across the state.


Two veterans of Alaska politics land contract jobs with Gov. Dunleavy

Two veterans of Alaska politics have signed contracts to work with GOP Gov. Mike Dunleavy, and one of them is maintaining ownership of her advertising, marketing and political strategy firm even as she works as the governor’s acting communications director.


Nome Mayor, Alaska Municipal League Weigh in on Proposed Budget

The Alaska Municipal League held its annual winter meeting in the state capitol earlier this week to discuss Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget and the current Legislature’s agenda. AML brings together Alaska’s politicians, policy makers, and mayors, including Nome mayor Richard Beneville.


After playing for charity, an Alaska teen guitarist will get to play at world music festival

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A young Alaska guitar player used his musical talents to help raise money for others in need. 15-year-old guitarist Owen Parduhn played at a benefit for a home owner who's house was red tagged after the November 30th earthquake.


Alaska Military Youth Academy to graduate 156 cadets

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Alaska Military Youth Academy will celebrate the 51st class of students and more than 25 years of service to the State of Alaska as Class 2019-1 graduates 156 cadets from its ChalleNGe program on Friday, February 22nd.


Span Alaska to construct new freight terminal

One of Alaska’s largest shipping companies is investing in the state. Span Alaska Transportation Inc. announced Feb. 15 that it is constructing a new, 54,000 square-foot freight terminal in West Anchorage that will serve as the company’s primary service center.