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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska led the nation in rapes per capita last year, according to statistics released by the FBI, and a revised definition of the crime means the numbers are grimmer than before.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:12pm

JUNEAU - Officials are expecting a much smoother rollout of the federally run online insurance marketplace than during last year's initial open enrollment.

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:09pm

On Wednesday, Coast Guard Capt. Paul Mehler began his speech at the Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee Informational meeting by saying "Let's be up front - we don't have a Harbor Safety Committee yet.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:06pm

The city of Soldotna is expediting the move to paperless politics.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:07pm


Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:07pm

Mayor Nels Anderson appointed Regina Daniels as the vice mayor of Soldotna at Wednesday’s city council meeting. City Code requires that each year the mayor, by resolution, appoint any city council member to the office of vice mayor. It will be Daniels' second term as Vice Mayor. Immediately follow...

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:02pm

A 9-year-old girl was hit by a car while she was walking to a bus stop on Poppy Ridge Road Wednesday. Alaska State Troopers first responded to the accident, which occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:18pm

JUNEAU - Republican Dan Sullivan spent Tuesday night checking in on election returns, hanging out with his family and watching the movie "Patton." On Wednesday, he was on his way to Washington, D.C.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:06pm

ANCHORAGE - Bill Walker, the leading candidate for Alaska governor, introduced former state Sen. Rick Halford and Ana Hoffman of Bethel on Wednesday as co-chairs of his gubernatorial transition team.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:57pm

Colorado-based CH2M Hill on Wednesday announced that it would “explore strategic alternatives” for its business unit which covers Alaska and Sakhalin Island, in Russia.  The company employs about 2,400 employees within that unit, according to its announcement.  “The Alaska and Sakhal...

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:52pm


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