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ANCHORAGE - A rapid and aggressive response to the start of Alaska wildfire season has keep burned acreage to a minimum despite persistent hot and dry weather that has keep underbrush from turning green in much of the state.

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:12pm

A Sunday morning fire destroyed a Sport Lake Road home.

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:12pm

This is a breaking news story that will be updated periodically. Firefighters had a wildfire nearly 14 miles down Funny River Road controlled and contained as of late Sunday afternoon. The one-half acre burn was near several structures, though none were threatened, according to Division of ...

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 2:47pm

The Central Kenai Peninsula is projected to yield a bountiful harvest of morel mushrooms this season. Mushroom hunters are already on the move, combing through the undergrowth and forest floor.

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:07pm

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding a fuel spill near Port Graham Cook Inlet.

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:29pm

His Royal Highness King Harald V of Norway visits Anchorage and Homer next week for the first visit by the king to Alaska. King Harald arrives in Anchorage on Sunday and then visits Homer and Kachemak Bay on Tuesday morning.

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 5:26pm

The proposed Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee is another step closer to reality. After writing and receiving comments on a draft charter, the group's convening committee is searching for another essential organizational element: members.

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:06pm

After three days of deliberation, a Homer jury on Thursday afternoon found Demarqus Green, 23, of Anchorage, guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Demian Sagerser, then 40.

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 5:26pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - For 26 years, clients have passed through Anchorage hairstylist Joseph Williams' salon chair, sharing their stories of life in Anchorage. In recent years, those stories point to a broader picture, Williams said.

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 8:16pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Anchorage airman caught the first confirmed king salmon at Ship Creek.

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 8:16pm


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