Hand-made spear used to kill Anchorage bear at homeless camp; man cited

A 49-year-old man has been cited for negligent feeding of wildlife after a yearling bear sniffing around the area was killed by spear Friday in East Anchorage .

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Booms heard around city due to munitions disposal training at JBER

Explosions heard around Anchorage Tuesday afternoon were confirmed to be a planned explosive ordnance disposal training at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, according to Air Force spokesman, Jim Hart. 

First of 24 Apache helicopters arrive in Fairbanks

The first of 24 Apache helicopters that will be based out of Ft. Wainwright landed in Fairbanks on Tuesday.

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Veterans voice outrage over lack of care during Secretary’s visit

In Wasilla, veterans expressed outright anger over the time it takes to get an appointment and the quality of care they receive.

Alaska VA media roundtable discussion held

Senior officials from Alaska Veterans Administration Healthcare held a media day Wednesday to discuss the current state of the VA in Alaska.

Army confirms 2,600 soldiers to be cut from Anchorage

Army confirms soldiers to be cut in Anchorage, Fairbanks

The Army has confirmed cuts to Alaska-based soldiers announced by state politicians Wednesday, with an Anchorage-based formation set to lose roughly three-quarters of its current strength.

Federal review finds series of problems at Mat-Su VA clinic

A federal review of a Wasilla-based VA clinic, requested by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, revealed a series of problems that could potentially “compromise patient safety,” according to a report released Tuesday.

Veterans health care problems

Veterans' federal health program under fire due to health care delays

A new program designed to streamline access to health care for military veterans is coming under fire as veterans say they’ve been stymied by federal health care program.

U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard rescues men stuck in boat at edge of Cook Inlet

Two men were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Saturday near the mouth of Cook Inlet, where their vessel became disabled.

U.S. Marine sentenced to 26 years for 2013 sexual assault of Anchorage woman

A U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant was sentenced to 26 years in federal prison and was dishonorably discharged from the Military, for the the 2013 kidnapping and sexual assault of an Anchorage woman, Thursday, Anchorage police wrote in a press release.

F35 Future

USAF takes next step toward bringing F-35's to Alaska

The U.S. Air Force will soon hold public meetings in Alaska's interior to begin the formal process of stationing F-35's at Eielson Air Force Base.

Veterans health care problems

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