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JUNEAU, Alaska — President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the fede...

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 8:43pm

When it comes to dealing with a campus shooting incident, students in Soldotna have all been taught the same things - drop to the floor, be quiet and wait.

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 8:44pm

Despite more than thirty years of fishing around Alaska, Kasilof fisherman Rob Nelson had never let out a net hoping to catch pollock before December.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:09pm

JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska lawmakers hope to fast track a bill that would decriminalize marijuana, but legalization advocates disagree with the way legislators propose going about it.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:08pm

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Even with the budget cuts proposed by Gov. Bill Walker for next year, the state will still face the potential of having to draw on $3.3 billion from its savings, his budget director said Friday.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:08pm

After the success of the Kenai Public Library’s 2011 expansion project, during which the library moved into the building it currently occupies, the seven members of the city’s library commission felt a loss of purpose, said library director Mary Jo Joiner. “Most of the sitting commissioners f...

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:07pm

When possession and private use of marijuana becomes legal, Kenai authorities hope to be prepared for the change. Ballot measure 2, the law legalizing the drug, will become effective on Feb. 24.

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:22pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A coupon for stolen merchandise has prompted the Alaska Court of Appeals to throw out a theft conviction.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 11:04pm

Despite concerns about the state's fiscal situation, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday approved the addition of a new special assistant to the mayor, a job that will focus attention to see the AK LNG project come to fruition.

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:22pm

During a special election on Feb. 3, Soldotna voters will determine if the process for developing a home rule law charter will begin.

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:22pm


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