ANCHORAGE - A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.
ANCHORAGE - Legalizing pot, trying to find the Libertarian candidate for Senate and whittling through a growing field for Alaska governor are among the things to watch ahead of the Nov.
ANCHORAGE - A high-definition camera trained on a burrow near the nation's northernmost city is allowing researchers and any bird viewer with an Internet connection an unfettered view into the nesting den of an Arctic snowy owl.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two Alaska State Troopers were shot and killed Thursday when they were conducting an investigation in the Interior Alaska village of Tanana, the agency and a local shopkeeper said. Killed were Sgt. Patrick "Scott" Johnson and trooper Gabriel "Gabe" Rich, agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said in a release. Both worked out of the troopers' Fairbanks rural service unit.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The three main Republican candidates for U.S. Senate all are anti-abortion, believe government surveillance goes too far and are not in favor of legalizing marijuana.
ANCHORAGE - The group behind a ballot measure to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Alaska said Wednesday it would gladly contribute funds to their opponents - if they prove pot is more dangerous than alcohol.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska's largest daily newspaper. Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, will purchase the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co. for $34 million. The sale is expected to close in May. "This is a chance for us to get even more reporters on the ground and do more journalism," said Tony Hopfinger, Alaska Dispatch's co-founder, executive editor and president.
ANCHORAGE - Authorities have downgraded the tsunami warning that was issued for parts of Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a magnitude-8.0 earthquake. Monday's quake generated small tsunamis, with waves of less than 7 inches, prompting the National Tsunami Warning Center to downgrade the warning to an advisory. Small waves are still expected along parts of the Aleutian Islands stretching from Unimak Pass to Attu, and officials advised people to stay off the beaches.
ANCHORAGE - The remains of about a third of the service members who died when their military transport plane crashed into an Alaska mountain and then was buried for decades in glacier ice have been identified, military officials said Wednesday.
...The right to vote is fundamental, and all Americans must be able to exercise this right."Associated Press writers Mark Thiessen in Anchorage and Mark Sherman in Washington, D.C., contributed to this report.
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