Ylka Ortega finally achieved a lifelong dream of living in Homer in March of 2014. Originally from California, she moved first to Anchorage and then permanently to Homer. Or so she thought, until she received an eviction notice in August.
ANCHORAGE - A federal judge was considering Thursday whether a lawsuit alleging federal regulators were in cahoots with opponents of a proposed Alaska mine can proceed. U.S. District Judge H.
JUNEAU - A state Department of Law official told concerned lawmakers Thursday that regulating marijuana shouldn't result in federal prosecution. Sen.
As the world mourned Monday the Paris bloodshed and debated President Obama's European absence, a critically important development took place in Washington.
ANCHORAGE - American Indian and Alaska Native children are exposed to violence at rates higher than any other social group in the nation, according to a new report that urges creation of a new Native American affairs office, additional federal funding and other measures to combat the problem.The report released Tuesday by a U.S. Department of Justice advisory committee reflects information gathered at public hearings across the country in 2013 and 2014.
Monday marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez. The environmental disaster - those words fall so short of describing the carnage - recast how the nation looked at the transport of oil.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - More than three-quarters of American Indian tribes that have the authority to develop sex-offender registries are well on their way to meeting the legal requirements meant to keep convicted criminals from hiding out on tribal lands, a new report shows.
Doesn't it seem like your gift list grows each year? One new member of the family by birth, three more by marriage. Two "adopted" kids who call you Mom or Dad just because. Friends who have become dear. A new Secret Santa program.
ANCHORAGE - A young miniature horse in sneakers is helping a 4-year-old special needs child at an Anchorage public elementary school. Zoe, a black mare, is a service animal for preschooler Zaiden Beattie at Russian Jack Elementary School.
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