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An Aniak woman came across an injured bald eagle earlier this week. With help from her community in remote Southwest Alaska, she gave the bird a second chance and brought it to the care of veterinary experts.
Anchorage recorded its second-rainiest 60-day period since 1952 from June 1 through July 30, falling only a handful of raindrops short of the 1958 record, the National Weather Service says.
A former federal agriculture official in Alaska was found guilty this week of making false statements to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to cover up the fraud of a business partner in Valley Dairy Inc. Karen Olson, 68, of Wasilla, was found guilty by an Anchorage jury of two felonies, both involving federally backed state loans for the dairy, ... (more)
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An Iowa Boy Scouts official says video produced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection does not support claims made by Boy Scouts who reports that representatives from the U.S. Inspector General's office met Wednesday with troop leader Jim Fox and Bob Hopper, head of the local Boy Scouts council.
While taking off from George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, TX this afternoon on UA1079 enroute to Anchorage, AK flames shoot out the right engine of the Boeing 757 followed by loud popping noise.
The bank purchased nearly 40,000 pound of bulk food, but needs more. The bank provides food to more than 100 partners that serve people in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and 200 partners across the state.
Consumers in Anchorage are feeling positive. The city's Consumer Optimism Index has reached a four-year high - 63 out of 100.
Cries of "fish on" and the splash of jumping silver salmon are welcome signs that after years of no activity, the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon is once again a hot spot on the Spit.
Anchorage long jumper David Registe had three chances in the final round of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow, Scotland, to leap closer to a medal.
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Hot dogs sizzle on the grill at Michael Anderson's popular hot dog stand, where spicy reindeer dogs are the hands-down crowd favorite in downtown Anchorage, Alaska.
Kremlinology is back on the daily agenda. This can hardly be considered good news.
Anchorage police say driver in fatal Seward Highway crash was intoxicated: Anchorage police have determined the head-on collision that killed 29-year-old Whittier resident Salafai Iosefa in March was the result of drunk driving.
Municipal Light and Power, an Anchorage electric utility that serves more than 32,000 customers in the Anchorage Bowl, is issuing a small refund to customers who were hooked up to its power supply during an eight-month span from March 1-Oct. 24, 2013.
A chart produced by NOAA to accompany a study of economic impacts of ocean acidification show Alaska's southeast and southwest coasts -- heavily dependent on the most vulnerable species -- are likely to be hit hardest.
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Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 06:09 am
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