Juneau mayor found dead inside Kennedy Street residence

Juneau mayor Stephen "Greg" Fisk was found deceased inside a residence on the 400 block of Kennedy Street, Juneau Police said Monday.

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NTSB: Alaska plane crash that killed 10 was overloaded, imbalanced; call for new rules

The National Transportation Safety Board today released a final report for a commercial plane crash in Soldotna in 2013 that killed 10 people, ruling that the crash occurred because of problems with the cargo weight and center of gravity. The accident prompted the NTSB to urge the FAA expand weight and center-of-gravity reporting for small for-hire planes.

REPORT: Witnesses saw plane go down nose-first, NTSB officials say

UPDATE Oct. 20: Witnesses saw a plane fall to the ground nose-first and disappear behind trees before a fiery crash that killed one person Oct. 8 near Huston High School, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday by National Transportation Safety Board.

Recovery of plane from Cook Inlet delayed amid search for occupants

The National Transportation Safety Board has abandoned plans Friday evening to recover a flipped plane from the waters of Cook Inlet after an early-morning crash, as the search for its occupants continues.

State uses herbicide to battle plant plaguing pilots

State uses herbicide to battle plant plaguing Lake Hood pilots

The Department of Natural Resources is working to contain an invasive plant that is growing beneath the surface of the world's busiest seaplane base.

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A final letter for her sister, before a pilot dies

The day before 45-year-old Fariah Peterson died her sister, Michelle Ramsey, got a letter from her.

Sister of pilot: 'She didn't die in vain'

A day after a pilot died in a plane crash on a Southeast Alaska hillside, two of four passengers are in Seattle receiving treatment for serious injuries.

Chugach power lines

A helicopter that costs $300 a minute and a windy trail

Chugach Electric Association is replacing six miles of transmission lines from Powerline Pass to the Seward Highway near Indian as part of a $5.8 million project to update several miles of transmission lines that are more than 50 years old.

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Families of Soldotna crash victims file lawsuit against flight company

The weekend after July 4, 2013, two Greenville, S.C., families visiting Alaska for a 10-day vacation died in a plane crash a moment after takeoff from Soldotna. A lawsuit filed earlier this week claims the nine passengers died because of negligent actions by the company that operated the flight.

WWII veteran returns to the Last Frontier

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