FAIRBANKS (AP) - Despite a below-average overall run, the Yukon River king salmon population had the highest number of chinooks make it across the border toward their Canadian spawning grounds in 10 years.
FAIRBANKS (AP) - When you bring an animal back into the Alaska wild for the first time in a century, you have to be prepared for some mishaps.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Republican Rep. Tammie Wilson has proposed legislation that would remove certain criminal cases from the state's online court-records system. Applicable cases would be ones that resulted in a person being acquitted of all charges or having those charges dismissed, or in which someone was acquitted on some charges and had the remaining charges dropped. Those records could not be published by the court system online if 60 days had elapsed from the date of acquittal or dismissal.
Iditarod runner-up grabs lead in race ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A familiar face is leading the Iditarod, and an up-and-coming musher has been disqualified.
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) - Officials with the Fairbanks North Star Borough will be content to sit on a $10 million windfall, for a while at least.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A teacher shortage felt across the country has reached Alaska, leaving Fairbanks North Star Borough School District officials with a high number of positions to fill.
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