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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three motorcyclists are dead and another is injured following a crash Saturday night on a key Alaska highway north of Anchorage. Alaska State Troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain says the four motorcyclists struck a vehicle on the Glenn Highway that had been pushed into their n...

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 2:53am

JUNEAU - Alaska's largest political party and its candidates for major offices are bracing for a fight this fall when the nation's eyes turn to the 49th state's U.S. Senate race.

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 9:48pm

Robia Bishop has been performing the duties of Postmaster in Soldotna for a year, but still had trouble sleeping the night before her official installation ceremony.

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 9:48pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — As two state troopers struggled to arrest his father, a 19-year-old man armed himself with an assault rifle and shot them seven times, killing them outside his home in a remote Alaska village, authorities said in charges filed Saturday. Nathanial Lee Kangas appeared in a F...

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 9:49pm

One hundred-fifty fifth-graders walked across the stage to receive their diplomas after completion of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education course Friday at Soldotna High School.

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 9:47pm

The first liquefied natural gas tanker arrived Friday morning at the ConocoPhillips LNG plant at Nikiski, near Kenai, following the company’s reactivation of the plant this spring. The plant has been in a suspended status since late 2012. The Excel is owned and operated by the Belgium-based Exmar ...

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 4:38pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two troopers in a remote village, the Alaska State Troopers said Friday. Nathaniel Lee Kangas is under arrest in the murders of Trooper Gabriel "Gabe" Rich and Sgt. Patrick "Scott" Johnson Thurs...

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 1:19pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two Alaska State Troopers were shot and killed Thursday when they were conducting an investigation in the Interior Alaska village of Tanana, the agency and a local shopkeeper said. Killed were Sgt. Patrick "Scott" Johnson and trooper Gabriel "Gabe" Rich, agency spokeswoma...

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 7:28am

A drier than average April has elevated the potential for wildfires and Department of Forestry services across the state remain at the ready.

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 9:24pm

Each summer the Soldotna post of the state's Wildlife Troopers calls in for reinforcements.

Wed, 04/30/2014 - 10:06pm


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