Woman killed when car slides into oncoming lane in North Pole, troopers say

A 57-year-old Fairbanks woman was killed when her Subaru lost control and slid sideways into an oncoming lane, colliding with a van Thanksgiving night in North Pole, Alaska State Troopers say.

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Walker's first order of business: accepting Medicaid expansion

Governor-elect Bill Walker takes office on Dec. 1, following his inauguration, he says one of his first orders of business will be to reverse the 'Parnell administration's' decision to reject federal Medicaid funding.

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North Pole proposes tax increases ahead of Flint Hills Property tax reduction

The city of North Pole is looking to make up for an anticipated operating budget shortfall of $180,000 for 2015 due to the closure of the Flint Hills Refinery.


Walker announces 4 appointees; names law partner attorney general

Alaska Gov.-elect Bill Walker on Tuesday announced four new staff members, naming his law partner Craig Richards as the new attorney general. 

Nome Council votes to keep sales tax exemption for churches, nonprofits

The Nome City Council on Monday rejected a proposal to start levying a sales tax on purchases made by nonprofits and churches. 

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Alaska, 21 other states, push to overturn gun-control law

Twenty-one states are asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland's gun-control law that ban 45 assault weapons and a limit gun magazines to 10 rounds.

Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Alaska

Only about a third of American voters cast their ballots in this year's midterm elections — the worst showing in at least five decades.

Walker names Natural Resources, Revenue commissioners

Gov.-elect Bill Walker has picked Mark Myers to be his Natural Resources commissioner.

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What is next for Sean Parnell?

Soon-to-be former Governor of Alaska, Sean Parnell talks to KTUU abut his future. ( KTUU - TV )

Obama delivers Thanksgiving message

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