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House Finance restores funds in state budget dependent on reserves

The House Finance Committee introduced a new version of the state operating budget Wednesday morning, adding back funds for education and union agreements -- contingent on use of the state’s rainy-day fund.

Walker 'very impressed' after touring Shell rig in Seattle

Walker 'very impressed' after touring Shell rig in Seattle

Gov. Bill Walker paid a Wednesday visit to Shell’s Polar Pioneer oil rig in Seattle -- the subject of multiple environmental protests by Washington residents over its planned role in Chukchi Sea drilling.

Police: Man arrested in hit-and-run had been fighting with pregnant wife

Police write that the driver accused of a hit-and-run that injured a family of 5 yesterday had been arguing with his wife and said he was going to "kill the both of them" before hitting the gas and driving erratically.

Nome judge faces conduct charges over bench remarks

Nome judge faces discipline over inappropriate remarks, commission says

A Nome-based Superior Court judge is facing formal disciplinary charges from a state body, after an alleged pattern of unprofessional behavior in court and offering defendants plea deals from the bench.

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Judge to hear Pebble Mine suit against EPA Thursday

A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday in a case alleging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics of the proposed Pebble Mine with a predetermined goal to block the project.

Dan Cuddy s legacy New friends lasting memories

Dan Cuddy: How an Alaska pioneer lives on in Anchorage

Alaska has lost a pioneer in banker Dan Cuddy. Here is how his legacy lives on ...

Unalakleet 7-year-old severely injured after dog attack

A 7-year-old Unalakleet girl was severely injured Sunday night when she was attacked by two dogs, Alaska State Troopers wrote in a dispatch. 

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Three men survive Port Alsworth plane crash with cuts

Three men from Oklahoma and California survived the crash of their small plane near Port Alsworth Tuesday night with only minor injuries, according to Alaska State Troopers.

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