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Vehicle-motorcycle crash closes Seward Highway near Girdwood

On one of Alaska's busiest driving nights of the year, when highways are full of people heading south to the Kenai Peninsula, drivers near Girdwood are being told the Seward Highway will be closed until at least midnight Saturday.

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Firefighters control forest fire scare at edge of Downtown Anchorage

Firefighters say a fire which spread from a homeless camp to woods near Campbell Creek is under control Friday night, after a two-alarm response by the Anchorage Fire Department.

Vehicle-motorcycle crash closes Seward Highway near Girdwood

On one of Alaska's busiest driving nights of the year, when highways are full of people heading south to the Kenai Peninsula, drivers near Girdwood are being told the Seward Highway will be closed until at least midnight Saturday.

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Coast Guard suspends search for crew member near Douglas Island

The Coast Guard has suspended a search for a cruise ship crew member who was reported overboard off Alaska.

UPDATED: Motorcyclist killed in late-night Anchorage crash

A 29-year-old motorcyclist was killed early Friday morning after his motorcycle struck a Subaru Outback and the man was thrown from his vehicle, then struck by another, approaching motorcycle, police say. 

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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.

Subsistence fishermen find possible infection in Yukon chum salmon

As yukon salmon continue their summer runs, subsistence fishermen continue to express frustration about gear restrictions, closures, and — now — potentially infected fish.

Nome Judge responds to accusations of misconduct, denies wrongdoing

After facing a slew of charges alleging professional misconduct, Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley has responded to the allegations, denying any wrongdoing or any pattern of behavior unbecoming a judge.

Chugach Electric Plans Upper Kenai Peninsula Outages Next Week

Heavy equipment takes down power line, causes outage in Turnagain

A broken pole and power line has caused an hours-long power outage Friday in the Turnagain area of Anchorage, Chugach Electric Association spokesperson Sarah Wiggers told Channel 2 News. 

Dan Sullivan makes his last speech before end of term as Mayor

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