The Justice Department has announced how it plans to use the more than $10 million in funding allocated to address crime in rural Alaska.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and its educators are hoping for a contract resolution after teachers issued a 72-hour notice to strike Friday evening. If they do not reach an agreement, the strike will shut down all 42 schools in the district beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Starting Sunday, Anchorage retailers will stop bagging up merchandise in plastic, and paper bags will cost shoppers.
Rodeo Alaska canceled their barrel racing event Friday after problems with the soil led to safety concerns for the competitors.