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Department of Fish and Game reconsiders, decides not to kill bears

UPDATE: The Department of Fish and Game has reconsidered its decision to kill the five bears that frequent Government Hill, officials wrote in a press release, Saturday evening. 

"We are heartbroken"; owners grieve burned down lodge

A historic lodge near Hatcher Pass outside of Palmer caught fire Friday evening, according to Mat-Su Borough officials.

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Woman arrested for DUI, making 12-year-old blow into ignition interlock device

Alaska State Troopers arrested a woman for driving under the influence, with a revoked license and for making a 12-year-old child blow into the ignition interlock device on her car.

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1 dead, 1 critical with gunshot wounds early Saturday in Talkeetna

One man was killed and another critically injured with gunshot wounds in Talkeetna, early Saturday morning, Alaska State Troopers wrote in a dispatch.

One man shot in Saturday morning Fairview gun violence; suspect at large

One man was shot multiple times outside his Fairview home Saturday, Anchorage police wrote in press release. 

Bear Solution

'Out of options,' why Fish and Game won't relocate the Govt. Hill black bears

With a goal of protecting people, some Government Hill residents are discussing the idea of raising money to have their neighborhood black bears relocated.

Fairview stabbing

Man charged in Fairview double stabbing

A double stabbing in Fairview has put two people in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Closing Arguments

Jury hears closing statements on attempted rape in Kenai

Attorneys for the state and Shane Heiman's public defenders painted two very different portraits of the same man.

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