Avalanche sweeps Mt. Everest, 10 dead

...slamming into a section of the mountaineering base camp, and leaving an unknown number of people injured and missing, officials said.Numerous climbers may now be cut off on routes leading to the top of the world's highest peak.The avalanche began...
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Empire Editorial: When is it time to talk 'revenue'?

...begin, because we've noticed lately that the words "revenue" and "taxes" mean the same thing to many lawmakers and officials.For the state, increasing existing taxes and implementing new ones is revenue, just not the type Alaskans are thinking...
Autopsy: College student died from head injuries

...bars fill up with revelers.Friday night's Little 500 festivities were canceled following the news of Wilson's death. Officials also postponed Saturday's race, touted as the largest men's collegiate bike race, until Sunday, citing heavy thunderstorms...
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Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

...several cities across northern India, and was felt as far away as Lahore, Pakistan; Lhasa, Tibet; and Dhaka, Bangladesh.Officials said the quake occurred at a depth of only 7 miles, which is considered shallow in geological terms. The shallower the quake...
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Thousands rally for Gray; protests get rowdy

...Saturday, residents young and old, from Baltimore and beyond, voiced their anger at how the department and the city's officials are handling the investigation into Gray's death. At one point, the crowd paused for a moment of silence in front of Shock...
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Infographic: Alaska Legislature scoreboard, Day 94

Mobile users may download the graphic here.The end of the official 90-day session of the Alaska Legislature has come and gone, and the first session of the 29th Alaska Legislature is now into...
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Today in sports history for Wednesday, April 22

1876 - The first official National League baseball game is played with Boston beating Philadelphia 6-5.1945 - The Toronto Maple Leafs edge the Detroit...
Village confirms banishment after troopers' deaths

...banished from his rural Alaska village after officials there determined he influenced the suspect...form of justice, according to village officials.The Native Village of Tanana voted...with the troopers' deaths. But village officials say he lost appeals of his banishment...
Craig library wins national award for community contribution

...presented May 18 at a Washington D.C. event.Institute officials say the award recognizes institutions with "extraordinary...established in 1935 with a donation of 300 books. Institute officials say the library's staff strives to provide services and...
Juneau powerless in bill unneeded capacity increase."He sent the email from his official RCA email address but included a line at the end stating the...assertions "libelous.""When it's coming from a government official that adjudicates cases ... he doesn't know anything about...
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