US government shuts down as Congress fails to pass spending bill

US government shuts down as Congress fails to overcome standoff over spending and immigration


Both of Alaska's U.S. senators voted in favor of the the short-term spending bill that would have prevented a government shutdown, and both of them expressed frustration with the outcome of Friday night's heated debate and eventual defeat of the measure.


A proposal for the largest sale in Anchorage's history gains some traction, but it's not a done deal yet.



The August primary and November election are already issues in Juneau even though the filing deadline isn't for months.


Oil, the pipeline, hardwork and a shaved head


Ramp agents charged with massive theft of computers headed for Alaska schools


Mayor Berkowitz, challenger Rebecca Logan, focus on Anchorage crime in upcoming mayoral election


HIGHLIGHTS: Uaa Men take down Simon Fraser


Members of Chilkoot tribe want sales of "counterfeit Native art" to stop


ASD speaks on increased marijuana-related suspensions


December unemployment rate is highest in 5 years


Influenza reported in every area of the state


5 simple ways to lose weight without spending a dime


Winter cold grips the state over the weekend.


Tanaina Child Development Center reopens in permanent location


Optimistic about the future, Gov. Walker gives his State of the State address


Rescued beluga whale calf will not be released into the wild


Troopers see K9 teams increase, resulting in thousands of dollars in drugs seized


State ferry Taku sold to Dubai based company


WATCH: Governor's 2018 State of the State Address


UAA women's basketball remains undefeated in GNAC play


Mayor says borough residents aren't complying with burn bans


UAA men's basketball snaps four game losing streak


US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected


New project aims to ease midtown congestion


UPDATE: 1 arrested, 1 still on the loose in Eagle River home invasion


Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban


President Trump asks for Supreme Court review of immigration policy


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