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JUNEAU - An Alaska man has been sentenced to prison for life in the 2010 shooting deaths of two Hoonah police officers, in a case that rocked the tiny community and galvanized the state's law enforcement community.

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 10:00pm

JUNEAU - The Alaska Senate passed a $2 billion capital spending package Saturday - much smaller than Alaskans have seen in recent years but one that a leading senator suggested they'll have to start getting used to.

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 9:59pm

Bill Osborn has gardened in Kenai's community garden for more than 20 years. "It's kind of a therapy thing for me to put things in the ground and watch them grow," Osborn, 84, of Kenai, said.

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 9:55pm

It was hallmark, "blue bird" sunny day typical of the Russian River. Although he had been fishing there many times before, Dan Bigley didn't take his pole with him this time. He was dealing with too many emotions.

Mon, 04/01/2013 - 9:50pm

Nothing felt real for Gunnar Romatz until he landed a solid punch to the side of opponent Berring West's face. "It just felt awesome," Romatz said. "That's when I knew, this is it, this is real, this is time to go to work.

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 5:52pm

Kenai City Council members heavily amended a draft comprehensive plan during a three and a half hour council meeting Wednesday night.

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 9:01pm

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking public comment on a new proposed pollutant discharge permit for mobile oil and gas exploration facilities in state waters of Cook Inlet.

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 9:00pm

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission began two days of hearings Thursday on proposed new regulations on hydraulic fracturing. The petroleum industry said they would be among the toughest in the nation, if adopted.

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 9:00pm

A 61-year-old Nikiski man died in snowmachine accident late Tuesday night. Alaska State Troopers reported Charles Wadkins died after falling from his snowmachine after he struck a beaver dam about 15 miles northeast of the end of the Kenai Spur Highway. Troopers responded to the accident about ...

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 1:31pm

There are a lot of "ifs" in the fiscal year 2014 preliminary budget presented to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's Board of Education Monday. If the Legislature fully funds the governor's budget, just over $1.

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 9:55pm


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