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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Shell departure Alaska s economy holding steady economist

Alaska's economy holding steady despite Shell departure, economist says

Mouhcine Guettabi, an economist with the UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research, has said that Shell's decision to withdraw from drilling operations in the Arctic will not have a severe impact on the state economy.

PFD announcement 2015

Alaskans receive record high PFD as state budget deficit looms

As state lawmakers grapple with a multi-billion dollar budget deficit, Alaskans will receive a record-setting share of the state's oil wealth.

Shell could pull out of Arctic if off-shore exploration comes up empty

The head of Shell Oil has said that the company may be forced to withdraw from its Arctic expedition if no oil is discovered before drilling permits expire later this month.

UBER Settlement

Uber settles over unpaid workers' compensation insurance

The driving service Uber will pay thousands of dollars to the state after it was accused of misclassifying its workers.

Sears Mall

Carrs grocery store to close at Sears Mall; Nordstrom Rack opens tomorow

One of Anchorage's oldest shopping centers is in for big changes this fall. Nordstrom Rack opens tomorrow at Sears Mall in Midtown, but the Carrs-Safeway grocery store there is expected to close next Saturday. 

Modernize the port

After failed expansion project, focus shifts toward modernizing Port of Anchorage

For years, the Port of Anchorage has been known for a failed expansion project, costing the municipality more than $300 million.

Alaska marijuana regulators consider ban on pot clubs

The Marijuana Control Board presented the final set of proposed regulations at a meeting Monday, a chapter some pro-pot advocates consider controversial because it includes an article banning marijuana social clubs.

Raided cannabis business owners speak out

Raided cannabis business owners speak out

Business owners who received cease-and-desist letters from the newly-formed Marijuana Control Board got a chance to defend themselves at a Monday board meeting.

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