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State officials returning seal fur vests after controversy

...for the vests in February, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. The money went...Olemaun.Documents requested by the Alaska Dispatch News show the North Slope Bureau...emailed a prepared statement to the Alaska Dispatch News."Sealskin vests are...
Emergency effort begins to kill invasive plant

...funding to deal with elodea, a leafy, long-stemmed plant, known to crowd out native species of freshwater flora, The Alaska Dispatch News reported.The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation invoked its emergency authority last week to...
Man who escaped Anchorage jail connected to 2008 cold case

...from the Anchorage Correctional Complex's mental health unit in March has been connected to a 2008 homicide.The Alaska Dispatch News reported that Kevin Tuckfield has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in the shooting death...
Probe prompted by funds paid to mayor's family for purchases

...thousands dollars for cakes and crafts by the mayor's office and other departments from two of Brower's daughters, The Alaska Dispatch News reported.The law firm Perkins Coie was appointed at Brower's request. She has said she did not approve...
Senate's ex-spokeswoman will plead guilty to assault, DUI

...Legislature's Anchorage office building. The most seriously injured woman was taken to the hospital and released, reported The Alaska Dispatch News.In a phone interview earlier this week, Campion said the plea deal was "consistent and in line with how...
Alaska Zoo closes temporarily when wild black bear stops by

...bear who wandered into a zoo?An unexpected guest temporarily closed the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage on Wednesday.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the wild black bear left the zoo on its own early in the afternoon.Zoo visitors were turned away...
Police identify teen shot, killed at club

...according to Anchorage police.Yu was shot and killed around 1:20 a.m. on the dance floor of the Alano Club, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. Witnesses said his lifeless body lay under the disco ball while others fled the club.The sober...
Anchorage man gets 52 years for violent crime spree

...theft. He was handed an additional two years for breaking his probation conditions from separate cases, reported The Alaska Dispatch News.Aulman was already in jail when a grand jury handed up his list of charges. He had allegedly attacked a...
Workers recovering wreckage of southeast Alaska plane crash

...wooded area west of Juneau, National Transportation Safety Board Alaska regional office chief Clint Johnson told the Alaska Dispatch News.The Wings of Alaska flight crashed on the way from Juneau to the small community of Hoonah, killing 45-year-old...
Parole Board votes to change Department of Corrections rules

...changes to Department of Corrections regulations, including rules affecting both prisoners and victims of crimes.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the board voted unanimously on the changes Wednesday during its annual public meeting.Under the...


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