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Crash injures cyclist, partially closes southbound lanes of New Seward

A truck collided with a cyclist who was trying to cross the southbound lanes of the Seward Highway today, seriously injuring the cyclist and partially closing the highway just north of Benson Boulevard.

UPDATE: Residents allowed to return home after Chiniak wildfire

Chiniak residents displaced by Thursday night's wildfire are allowed to return to their homes, Kodiak police announced Friday evening. Access to the area is still blocked off to non-residents.

Seward prepares for POTUS arrival

White House: President to hike Exit Glacier, meet fishermen

The White House on Friday released new details about the trip, including the president's plan to hike on to Exit Glacier and emphasize climate change during stops to Anchorage, Dillingham and Kotzebue. 

Friday Medicaid ruling

Judge allows Alaska Medicaid expansion to proceed

Judge Frank Pfiffner has denied the Legislature's request for temporary restraining order, allowing Medicaid expansion to move forward.

Gov Walker to meet with Obama Monday

Governor Walker to meet with Obama Monday

Governor Walker's one-on-one meeting with the President will be the only time they can discuss other issues facing Alaskans.

Spice costing municipality 150K

Spice-related emergencies costing Anchorage municipality $150,000

Every time firefighters and paramedics respond to a spice-related emergency, there's a dollar figure attached to the response. The numbers are adding up.

UPDATE: After naming 18-year-old as shooting suspect, authorities drop warrant

After naming an 18-year-old as a shooting suspect and distributing his photograph earlier today, Anchorage police now say that the man is no longer wanted for the crime. "We're retracting it now," police spokeswoman Renee Oistad said of the arrest warrant issued for Dawayne Wilson. 

Auto dealership fire causes partial highway closure near Houston

A structure fire at Motor Rage Auto Sales near Houston resulted in partial closure of the Parks Highway Friday afternoon officials said.

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