ANCHORAGE (AP) - George Attla Jr., known as the "Huslia Hustler," was an unmatched sprint racing champion and one of Alaska's most decorated mushers. He died Sunday at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. He was 81 years old.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Hundreds of people gathered in Fairbanks to remember George Attla Jr., the legendary Athabascan sprint racing champion who died over the weekend at age 81.
KOTZEBUE (AP) - In temperatures slightly higher than Washington, D.C.'s, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell got a firsthand look Monday at the effect of climate change on an Alaska coastal community.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Workers are building an ice playground in a city in Alaska's interior, including a pirate ship slide made from 65 refrigerator-sized blocks of ice.
JUNEAU - House Speaker Mike Chenault on Friday questioned the nominating process for Fish and Game commissioner and the treatment of finalist Roland Maw by the Board of Fisheries.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - A four-time champion of the Yukon Quest sled dog race is getting back into the competition. Lance Mackey on Monday signed up for the 1,000-mile race between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and Fairbanks.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - A working group will be created in the Fairbanks North Star Borough to guide development of local rules governing commercial marijuana enterprises.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker will consider a 90-day delay in implementing a regulatory system for legal marijuana sales.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Congress has approved $50 million toward a ground-based missile defense system at Fort Greely. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office, in a release, said the funding was included in a $1.1 trillion spending plan that passed last weekend.
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