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Accusations of booze, drugs and prostitution on Gambell Street

A liquor store in Fairview, Spirits of Alaska, is the target of some very angry people in Fairview who say the store creates all kinds of problems including drug deals and prostitution.

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BOEM holds public comment on proposed drilling draft plan

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released its proposed 2017-2022 draft plan which includes three lease sales in Alaska waters; one each in the Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea and Cook Inlet.

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Recently released drug report shows more Alaskans using heroin

A 2014 drug report recently released by the Alaska State Troopers Alaska Bureau of Investigation Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit said heroin use has increased.

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Grassroots effort to stop Anchorage violence announces mayoral event

A group of concerned citizens have joined together to form a group that looks at ways to solve violence in Anchorage.

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Limits proposed for gas line group in alternate project

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Bill Walker says he would veto a bill from the Alaska House speaker that would limit participation by the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., or AGDC, in an alternate gas pipeline project.

As Kaktovik recovers from roaring blizzard, a second storm approaches

The North Slope village of Kaktovik is digging out from a whiteout, 65 mph blizzard that left some homes without power over the weekend. With a second, lesser storm on the way, meteorologists are urging residents to take shelter.

Lease allows Shell's drilling fleet to use Seattle port

Lawsuit challenges Port of Seattle lease for Shell Arctic drilling fleet

An array of Washington-based environmental groups has sued the Port of Seattle over a leasing agreement to host Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling fleet, claiming the deal was negotiated in secret and may pollute the port.

Additional murder charges for North Pole home-invasion suspect

Additional murder charges for North Pole home-invasion suspect

A grand jury has indicted a North Pole man, accused of shooting and killing another man during a home invasion, on additional charges.

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