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ANCHORAGE — An Alaska militia member convicted of conspiring to kill public officials and of amassing weapons was sentenced Monday to nearly 26 years in prison, when proceedings were disrupted by his frequent and profanity-laden outbursts questioning the authority of the court. Judge Robert Bryan ...

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:02pm

Homer Electric Association will be "extremely busy" in 2013 finishing projects and preparing the utility for a looming shift that will place it in direct control of area power generation needs, a co-op spokesman said.

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:02pm

It’s 1:30 a.m. when Laurie Speakman gets the call. Alaska State Trooper Dispatch tells her another one has been hit and gives her the GPS coordinates. Outside it’s probably below zero when she starts the pickup, equip with a flashing siren, a wench and a boom. She dresses in thick clothing while...

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 8:19am

The Alaska Sustainable Salmon Fund granted preliminary approval to fund two projects aimed at protecting fish habitats on the Kenai Peninsula.

Sun, 01/06/2013 - 8:11pm

ANCHORAGE - The beluga whales that swim in Cook Inlet off Alaska's largest city are continuing to struggle and appear headed for extinction if nothing changes, a government official said Friday.

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 7:29pm

Meredith and James Wood had their first child Wednesday, which also happened to be the area's first baby born in the new year, but already the new father is looking ahead.

Sat, 01/05/2013 - 7:16pm

Addison Gibson has a hard time sitting still. When the Kenai Middle School student was younger, she would tell people her favorite part of school was recess. Now, the 12-year-old says she does not have a favorite part of school. “I just want to be at home,” she said. Addison’s mother, D’Anna...

Fri, 01/04/2013 - 8:13am

Soldotna Mayor Peter Micciche will clean out his office Wednesday as he transitions to leave for service in the Alaska State Senate, he said at the Soldotna City Council's Wednesday meeting.

Thu, 01/03/2013 - 8:48pm

A Las Vegas man who operated a drug trafficking organization that shipped prescription drugs from Nevada to Anchorage, the Kenai Peninsula and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison.

Thu, 01/03/2013 - 8:48pm

After more than a year of gathering seismic data, Apache Oil Corporation will spend 2013 finishing its massive seismic campaign - billed as the largest in Cook Inlet in recent memory - piecing it together and pinpointing where drilling will continue.

Thu, 01/03/2013 - 8:47pm


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