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Legislators will have to make do with old furniture from storage and state surplus when they move into their remodeled digs in Anchorage next year, but the Legislative Council approved a $500,000 budget for new furnishings in hearing rooms, public spaces and staff offices.
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Police have yet to release a description of the suspect but are continuing to search within a two-block radius of where the shooting occurred in Fairview, said Jennifer Castro, police spokeswoman.
The approval came after a tense public hearing at which numerous people who live near the Rustic Goat restaurant testified about traffic problems and fears about accidents in the neighborhood.
Federal investigators have found that elevator cables on a plane that crashed in Anchorage last week, killing the pilot, weren't connected correctly.
Six candidates for governor wait their turn to speak Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at a "meet and greet" luncheon sponsored by the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce.
In my mind I'm always pursuing some kind of Alaskan wilderness adventure. However, in reality I'm frequently chained to my desk at work, or at home sprawled out on my bed, gazing at Instagram photos.
A political strategist said recently that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision doesn't translate up here in Alaska because there aren't any single, Alaska women.
This July 2, 2011 file photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows, from left, Jim Wells, retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle, Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody Beauford as they help erect a communications antenna on Shemya Island, Alaska.
Despite an apparent bust for the 2014 nesting season, a Pacific loon that returns to Connors Lake in Anchorage every year laid eggs late, on an unknown day -- which means they could hatch at any moment.
A Wasilla woman has died of injuries suffered in a crash of an all-terrain vehicle.
Troopers responded to a call at 10:20 a.m. of a mauling on the Bird Valley trail, according to troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters.
Alaska State Troopers have responded to a reported bear mauling on a hiking trail south of Anchorage.
Stephanie Schwamb of New Berlin and Nick Dellis of Anchorage, Alaska, were married Nov. 23, 2012, at Muldoon Road Baptist Church in Anchorage.
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Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 03:18 am
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