ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Four of five black bears spared euthanasia after tearing up garbage in Anchorage have come to an unhappy end at their relocated home.
The jury is still out in the case of a Palmer man accused of sexually assaulting one of his coworkers in Kenai.
Both fires in the Cooper Landing area are better contained than they were on Monday.
Crews continued to work on getting water to the interior of the Card Street fire and establishing fire lines throughout Tuesday.
For growers in the Kenai Peninsula's developing agriculture industries, exporting internationally is still an option.
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The Stetson Creek fire is estimated at 212 acres, and the Juneau Lake fire is estimated at 573 acres, according to an announcement released by the USDA Forest Service.
A Nikiski man was found dead in a Sterling residence on Sunday after accidentally shooting himself while playing Russian Roulette. According to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch, troopers responded to the residence at approximately 4:39 p.m.
The Nikiski Fire Department responded to a house fire in Nikiski on Monday evening. Deputy Chief Trent Burnett said about 15 firefighters responded to a call received at approximately 4:06 p.m.
Crews working the two active fires in Cooper Landing inched closer to containing the blazes Monday.
The United States Forest Service cited good weather as a contributing factor.
A jury was in deliberations Monday in the case of a cannery worker accused of sexually assaulting his female coworker.
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