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NOME, Alaska — Dallas Seavey has won his third Iditarod in the past four years, beating his father and more than 60 other mushers to the Bering Sea coastal town of Nome early Wednesday after racing 1,000 miles across Alaska. Seavey came in under the city's famed wooden-arch finish line to wild ap...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:23am

A 25-foot long aluminum-hull boat is the Kenai Fire Department's latest piece of equipment.

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:36pm


Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:36pm

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker said he will introduce legislation to overhaul and expand the Medicaid system in Alaska. Walker, who campaigned on expanding Medicaid coverage, discussed his plans during a news conference Tuesday, surrounded by supporters.

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:36pm

JUNEAU - Republican Rep. Tammie Wilson has proposed legislation that would remove certain criminal cases from the state's online court-records system.

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 9:36pm

ANCHORAGE - After three days of reports, public testimony and proposals on game issues stretching from Cordova to Glennallen and Kodiak to Anchorage, Alaska's Board of Game is set to discuss a host of proposals on Kenai Peninsula game.

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:30pm

Gov. Bill Walker said he will introduce legislation to overhaul and expand the Medicaid system in Alaska.

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:46pm

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Senate committee has advanced a bill prioritizing personal use fisheries. Senate State Affairs heard public testimony Tuesday mostly in support of committee chair Bill Stoltze's bill to prioritize personal use fisheries over sport and commercial fisheries when there is a m...

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:09pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Premera Blue Cross, a health insurer based in the Pacific Northwest, said Tuesday that it was the victim of a cyberattack that could affect 11 million people. The company said hackers gained access to its systems on May 5 and that it did not discover the breach until Jan. 29. The ...

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:48pm

JUNEAU — A conservative Republican lawmaker who broke with her caucus in voting against the state operating budget has been stripped of most of her committee assignments.

When asked if Eagle River Rep. Lora Reinbold was out of the GOP-led caucus, House Speaker Mike Chenault told reporters Reinbold chose to leave the caucus by voting as she did.

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:29pm


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