DOC: Halfway houses see decline in walkaways in July

Webster Leavitt became the 102nd inmate to walk away from a halfway house this year according to the Anchorage Police Department. After kicking the window out of his room at Cordova center and began running from the facility. Alaska Department of Corrections reported 145 walkaways in 2015, 150 in 2014, and 174 in 2013. While 2016 APD numbers show walkaway numbers from June, compared to July, was cut nearly in half.

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Department of Emergency Services is telling residents between Maude Road Extension/Mile 15 and MP 13 of the Old Glenn Highway that portions of the bank are showing signs of breeching.

A single vehicle crash at Dowling and New Seward sent at least one person to an area hospital and backed up traffic on the highway Sunday evening.

A search and rescue effort for a missing hiker has proven successful in the Teklanika area of Denali National Park.

Eroding island forces Shishmaref residents to choose: Stay or relocate?

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Salmonella cases spark investigations in Bethel

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Hemp and Cannabis Fair attracts new marijuana businesses

Containment of McHugh Fire estimated at 14 percent

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After driving for days with husband's dead body, Ketchikan woman not accused of breaking any laws

Alaska Supreme Court strikes down abortion notification law

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Fire growth slows as rain pours in South Anchorage

High speed internet cable construction project sets sail into Arctic

Former attorney general re-joins governor's administration in $275/hour contract

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