UPDATED: Driver unhurt in overturned fuel tank; closure to last 2, 3 hours

The off-ramp to Palmer at the Palmer-Wasilla Interchange is expected to remain closed for two to three hours as of 3 p.m., troopers say. The 63-year-old driver, Stephen Blodgett, is unhurt. 

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New mobile health clinic about to hit Anchorage streets

The Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services introduced the department's first mobile health clinic Tuesday.

As Spice use spikes in Anchorage, advice from a former addict

Spice epidemic

Anchorage police have encountered people suspected of using Spice, an unpredictable and often dangerous synthetic cannabis, at least 60 times in just the past 10 days, the department says. 

Alaska Men's Run raises awareness about prostate, testicular cancer

Alaska Men s Run raises awareness about prostate cancer

It's an effort two decades in the making to spread awareness about prostate and testicular cancers.

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.

Follow-up testing eliminates E. coli concerns in Haines

After a couple days of boiling drinking water, Haines residents on Friday learned a positive E. coli test in the public water system has been overturned.

Southeast Alaska community without water because of E. coli concerns

A community in Southeast Alaska is being advised not to drink from the public water system without boiling until further notice.

Thousands join Anchorage run against cancer

KTUU / Adam Pinsker

6,000 people laced up their shoes for the 23rd annual Run for Women Saturday.

Fairbanks measles case update: Expanded area of exposure

Fairbanks measles case update Expanded area of exposure

A case of measles was confirmed in Fairbanks, the first time in 15 years the virus has occurred in Alaska.

Japan ready for spike in suicides

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