FAIRBANKS (AP) - The Alaska Supreme Court has ruled that Alaskans must live in the state for six straight months to qualify for allowable absences to receive the annual oil dividend payments given to permanent residents.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - State lawmakers were heading north Tuesday to take a firsthand look at the Point Thomson petroleum field. ExxonMobil Corp.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Alaska has the nation's third highest proportion of federal workers, but a state economist says it's difficult to tell whether a partial government shutdown will have a lasting effect on Alaska's economy.
Kasilof's Dusty VanMeter and Anchorage's Marc McKenna are in position to win their second straight Iron Dog title. The duo was the first to reach Tanana on Friday, and will start 1 hour, 4 minutes, before the second-place team Saturday. VanMeter and McKenna will depart Tanana at 8 a.m. and have to ride 291 miles to the finish line in Fairbanks. A win would be worth $50,000. They are expected to finish between noon and 1 p.m. The live finish will be carried on KTUU.
ANCHORAGE - A retired peace officer and his paramedic-firefighter wife are the sole winners of Alaska's biggest guessing game.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - It's common knowledge among frequent customers that Tuesdays are ammo days at Sportsman's Warehouse in Fairbanks. Ammunition shipments usually arrive on Tuesdays at the Johansen Expressway store. Popular calibers, such as .22 and .
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Musher Allen Moore was vindicated Monday when he lengthened his lead against defending champion Hugh Neff to win the 2013 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - Rangers have been ordered to kill a pair of grizzly bears if they find the duo displaying the same type of behavior they have been exhibiting toward hikers on a popular trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area. "If they come up and challenge them, I told them to go ahead and (kill) them," Brooks Ludwig, northern region superintendent for Alaska State Parks, told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/8oq0Tp ).
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