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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
...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 https://twitter.com/rdoro
...unknown victims."I hope the families can have some answers from this," he said. "That's my goal."___Follow Rachel D'Oro at https://twitter.com/rdoro
...the king run.The fishermen were placed on probation for one year and most were issued $250 fines.___Follow Rachel D'Oro at https://twitter.com/rdoro
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