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The 21-year-old man charged with killing two people and injuring 23 others while driving drunk Thursday in Texas owes the state of Alaska thousands of dollars related to a DUI conviction in this state.
Legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would work to cut the cost of bypass mail to the U.S. Postal Service by millions has drawn staunch opposition from the Alaska congressional delegation, who are claiming the changes would have just the opposite effect on the rural freight system.
The deputy commissioner with the Alaska Department of Revenue was in Ketchikan this week, talking with local groups about SB21, the oil tax bill that was approved by the Legislature, but is the subject of a repeal initiative that will be in front of voters this August, during the primary election.
Government figures show more than 6,600 Alaskans have signed up for private insurance plans on the online federal marketplace since the website launch in October.
Gov. Sean Parnell said the law that bars him from appointing non-Alaskans to state regulatory agencies is unconstitutional and won't make him change his decision to put a Californian on the board that determines the tax value of the trans-Alaska pipeline.
A proposed constitutional amendment that would allow for public money to be used for private or religious schools was pulled from the Senate floor ahead of scheduled debate Wednesday.
Homer High School student John Sarmiento of Homer is the second runner-up in the Alaska State Poetry Out Loud competition.
The conservative Club for Growth on Wednesday endorsed Republican Dan Sullivan, the former Alaska attorney general, for Senate in his bid to oust Democratic Alaska Sen. Mark Begich.
Samel, described by relatives as a big-hearted outdoorsman who struggled with bipolar disorder, had a 30-year criminal history and was under court orders not to drink following a September driving under the influence arrest, court records show.
The red phone on the President's desk in the White House Oval Office rings, early on a late March morning.
If you're like me, you've always dreamed about visiting Alaska. The 49th state is our country's last true wilderness.
A report released today shows the Kerr Sulphurets Mitchell mine proposed by Seabridge Gold Inc. would release metals into the Unuk watershed that would exceed levels known to have serious impacts on salmon.
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most popular sporting event in Alaska, and has long been a test of human and animal endurance.
Within moments of entering the plane, I smelled the rich aroma of freshly ground coffee.
Shortly after Democrats held a 14-hour "Climate Talkathon," Republicans took to the Senate floor to slam Democratic calls for climate regulations that would raise energy costs for families.
Iditarod musher Aliy Zirkle, from Two Rivers, Alaska, works on her gear at the White Mountain checkpoint during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday, March 10, 2014.