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Anchorage man uses phony badge to avoid traffic: An Anchorage man was arrested Saturday for allegedly flashing a phony law enforcement badge so he could avoid traffic while speeding down the Old Glenn Highway, Alaska State Troopers write.
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An ad for an early version of John Miscovich's "Intelligiant," a device that helped automate hydraulic mining and led to improvements on big city fire trucks in New York City, Los Angeles and elsewhere.
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The epidemic of sexual abuse of minors in Alaska remains a problem with an ever-elusive solution -- a problem confusing and rage-inducing enough that it's tempting to try to put it out of mind.
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Safety rules being developed for Arctic vessels: Progress is being made by the International Maritime Organization on a " Polar Code " that will establish new safety and environment-protecting rules for vessel operations in the circumpolar Arctic, as well as the Antarctic, U.S. Coast Guard officials said at a meeting Friday in Anchorage.
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A $1.5 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a five-year pilot project to help American Indian and Alaska Native college students achieve advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM subjects.
Sam Fenton, representing Camp Anchorage, chops his way to a win in springboard chopping in the Fred Scheer's Lumberjack Show on Friday, August 22, 2014, at the Alaska State Fair.
An Anchorage man died Thursday while attempting to cross the Little Susitna River in Southcentral Alaska, Alaska State Troopers write.
My friend Alan Swensen had a great phrase regarding airfares: "Fare wars are like buses.
Her goal is twofold: to spotlight Filipino cuisine and culture throughout the United States and to raise money for schools in the Philippines that were devastated by Typhoon Haiyan almost a year ago.
Graham Kraft, Andy Fischer, Eben Sargent, and Luc Mehl with the foam hot dog that washed up on a beach.
An Anchorage Superior Court jury convicted 37-year-old Yoder Blalock on Thursday of second-degree murder, disagreeing with his claim that he attacked his victim with a bayonet in self-defense.
Evan Trupp of Anchorage, who helped the Alaska Aces to the Kelly Cup last season and earned his first promotion to the AHL, has signed with AHL Worcester, according to eliteprospects.com Trupp, 26, last season played 17 games for AHL Abbotsford, earning a 1-6--7 totals and an AHL deal from the club then affiliated with NHL Calgary.
Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries to hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting on the Kenai Peninsula.
An ad running against Sen. Mark Begich attacks him on his support for women - exactly where he proclaims his strength.
There's a local saying about Whittier in which a colorful adjective that rhymes with the town's name is used to describe weather in and around the tiny Prince William Sound community.
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Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 10:10 pm
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