Alaska governor, delegation call new Obama ANWR proposal a 'war declaration'

In a move that state leaders call 'an unprecedented assault' on Alaska's future, President Obama will propose designating 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. 

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Alaska troopers investigating alleged stun gun use on boys

Alaska State Troopers are investigating allegations that a village public safety officer in Kake used a stun gun or Taser on two boys.

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Wasilla man arrested after crashing stolen car, fleeing

A 31 year-old Wasilla man was arrested, Saturday night, after crashing a stolen car with two other cars near Creekwood Park Circle in Palmer, and then fleeing the scene, Alaska State Troopers wrote in a dispatch.

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UPDATE: Police say missing man has been located

UPDATE 6:00 p.m.: Police say Quint has been located and is safe as of 6:00 p.m. Saturday.

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Yukon Quest musher to race with helmet after concussion in 2014

Veteran musher Brent Sass had to withdraw from the Yukon Quest last year after falling asleep, falling from his sled and smacking his head on the surface of a frozen lake. He's taking precautions against another concussion this year.

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Man charged with assault in rampage at Lower Kalskag home

A Lower Kalskag man allegedly beat a man with a chair Wednesday evening, using tools to destroy items in his home and threatening to kill several people before he was arrested by Alaska State Troopers.

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Man arrested in family member's stabbing in Saint Mary's

A Saint Mary’s man is charged with multiple counts of assault, after Alaska State Troopers say he stabbed a family member Thursday evening who was medevaced to Anchorage for treatment.

Former JBER soldier receives 63-year sentence in wife’s murder

Former JBER soldier receives 63-year sentence in wife’s murder

A judge handed down a lengthy prison term Friday for a former Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson soldier, convicted last year of murdering his wife after the state took custody of their daughter during a 2012 child abuse investigation.

Alaska clinic reports measles case in wake of Disneyland outbreak

UPDATED: State says Alaska measles case is likely not a 'true case' of the illness

An Anchorage pediatric clinic says it has seen an Alaska case of measles in a 1-year-old girl. The state Health Department is investigating the case.

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