Dan Joling

First marijuana testing lab opens in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE — Alaska’s first marijuana testing laboratory opened for business Monday, offering cannabis analysis for retail outlets and commercial... Read more

Prosecutors say suspect shot, taunted Alaska police officer

ANCHORAGE — A 29-year-old Alaska man opened fire on a Fairbanks police officer, took his gun, stomped on his head and taunted him as the officer... Read more

Police seek suspect who shot Fairbanks police officer

ANCHORAGE — The armed assailant who opened fire on an Alaska police officer struck him five times, including once in the chest, police said Monday... Read more

Timely rains help Alaska to a mild wildfire season so far

ANCHORAGE — A year after Alaska wildfires burned an area larger than Massachusetts, the state is on course for a mild fire year in 2016.

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Group says fracking will harm endangered beluga whale

ANCHORAGE — A national environmental group on Wednesday asked federal fisheries officials to block an oil company’s plans for offshore hydraulic... Read more

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