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UPDATE: 3 homes burned by wind-whipped wildfire in Kodiak's Chiniak area

UPDATE: Authorities say uninhabited areas of a small Kodiak Island community felt the brunt of a wind-whipped wildfire that prompted evacuation orders and destroyed a library and three houses.

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Auto dealership fire causes partial highway closure Friday

A structure fire at Motor Rage Auto Sales near Houston resulted in partial closure of the Parks Highway Friday afternoon officials said.

Police ask for help finding ATV-riding suspect in Thursday shooting

Anchorage police have named a suspect charged with shooting a man Thursday afternoon in West Anchorage. Police say Dawayne Wilson was riding a stolen ATV when he was confronted by the vehicle's owner and opened fire. 

UPDATE: 3 homes burned by wind-whipped wildfire in Kodiak's Chiniak area

UPDATE: Authorities say uninhabited areas of a small Kodiak Island community felt the brunt of a wind-whipped wildfire that prompted evacuation orders and destroyed a library and three houses.

Crash injures cyclist, partially closes southbound lanes of New Seward

A truck collided with a cyclist who was trying to cross the southbound lanes of the Seward Highway today, seriously injuring the cyclist and partially closing the highway just north of Benson Boulevard.

White House: President to hike Exit Glacier, meet fishermen

The White House on Friday released new details about the trip, including the president's plan to hike on to Exit Glacier and emphasize climate change during stops to Anchorage, Dillingham and Kotzebue. 

Judge allows Alaska Medicaid expansion to proceed

Judge Frank Pfiffner has denied the Legislature's request for temporary restraining order, allowing Medicaid expansion to move forward. 

That means expansion will proceed on Sept. 1 unless the Supreme Court intervenes. 

17-year-old turns himself in after accidental shooting, police say

A 17-year-old turned himself in to Anchorage police Wednesday following an accidental shooting that wounded another teen over the weekend.

UPDATE: Police break down perimeter, no suspects in custody

Police have removed the perimeter originally set up on W. 79th Ave following a shooting in the area at 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Anchorage legislators consider emergency spice ordinance

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