Refine Search

Trial opens in Native language voting lawsuit

ANCHORAGE - A federal trial began this week in a voting rights lawsuit filed by several Alaska villages, alleging the state has failed to provide accurate, complete translations of voting materials into Native languages.
Add medicine cabinet to spring cleaning list with drug take-back day

...officers will be collecting unwanted medication from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.The collection effort is part of the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency's National Take-Back initiative. It promotes the proper disposal of medication...
Attorney: Officer's widow trying to 'double dip'

A Hoonah city attorney is accusing the widow of a slain police officer of trying to "double dip" into compensation benefits, and says her wrongful death suit against the city should be dismissed. The city's attorney, Frank S.
The struggle to find jobs after jail

Brock McCourt got lucky when it came to finding a job after being locked up on felony drug, weapon and burglary convictions.
Legislative News in Brief

Bill package supports military families Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, introduced the final piece in a package of legislation Friday aimed at helping military families in Alaska.
State | AK legislature
Native American groups seek child welfare probe

PORTLAND, Ore. - Four national Native American organizations on Monday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the treatment of American Indian and Alaska Native children in the private adoption and public...
Thin Blue Line: JPD struggles to recruit

The Juneau Police Department is struggling to fill nine vacant officer positions, including five airport security slots.
ConocoPhillips delays 2014 Arctic marine drilling

ANCHORAGE - ConocoPhillips Alaska announced Wednesday it will not drill in Arctic waters off Alaska's northwest shore in 2014.
Lawmakers push back on 'federal overreach'

JUNEAU - Fighting "federal overreach" was one of the early themes of this year's legislative session, with lawmakers passing a handful of measures aimed at addressing conflicts between the state and federal governments.
Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

RALEIGH, N.C. - Sgt. 1st Class Naida Hosan is not a Muslim - she's a Catholic. But her name sounded Islamic to fellow U.S. soldiers in Iraq, and they would taunt her, calling her "Sgt. Hussein" and asking what God she prayed to.


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback