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USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

FAIRBANKS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture accused the University of Alaska Fairbanks of possible Animal Welfare Act violations in the starvation deaths of 12 musk oxen at the school's large-animal research station.
Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

ANCHORAGE - A California parolee who recently was found dead in his Alaska jail cell continued to be held in custody even though his case had been dismissed more than a week earlier. The Alaska fugitive case against Davon Mosley of Bakersfield, Calif.
Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

ANCHORAGE - The remains of two pilots have been found in the wreckage of a small commercial plane that crashed during a training flight near a Southwest Alaska town, state troopers said Wednesday.
Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

ANCHORAGE - A Coast Guard report says poor risk assessment and management were factors that led to the grounding of a Shell oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Alaska in 2012.
'Into the Wild' hunter killed by authorities

ANCHORAGE - A man fatally shot by authorities in Alaska over the weekend was a moose hunter who found the body of a young wanderer whose story was featured in the movie "Into the Wild," his nephew said Friday.
Iditarod: Five things to know about standout finishes

ANCHORAGE - In the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, there's always a heart-pounding thrill at the finish line in Nome, a rollicking frontier city on Alaska's western coast.
Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

ANCHORAGE - Punishing conditions along the early part of Alaska's nearly 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have brought many mushers literally to their knees, knocking some out of the running altogether.
Man killed by authorities 'Into the wild' hunter

...He'd tell people that he went up there and he found him. But he didn't talk about it much," he said.? Follow Rachel D'Oro at
TV show to profile late Alaska serial killer, Isreal Keyes

...unknown victims."I hope the families can have some answers from this," he said. "That's my goal."___Follow Rachel D'Oro at
Fishermen appealing convictions say state erred

...the king run.The fishermen were placed on probation for one year and most were issued $250 fines.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at


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