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File photo of the sun (AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL)

Alaska City Experiences First Sunset In Months

For the first time since May, the sun has set in what is billed as the northernmost city in the United States.

08/02/2013

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Troopers: Buckland VPO Shot By Man With Alcohol

A village police officer in Buckland was shot by a man bringing banned alcohol to the village by boat, Alaska State Troopers said Friday.

07/26/2013

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Palmer Man Gets 5 Years For Assaulting Officer

A 26-year-old Palmer man has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay more than $78,000 restitution after illegally driving onto Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, and then crashing through closed gate to get out.

07/25/2013

File photo of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Studying Linking Alaska Borough, Island

A project once held up as an example of government waste and derisively labeled a “bridge to nowhere” is getting another look by the state of Alaska.

06/30/2013

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94 In Alaska? Weather Extremes Tied To Jet Stream

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather.

06/25/2013

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Bear Mauls Alaska Man Who Gave It Barbecue Meat

A black bear mauled a man at a campground in Alaska, but the animal won’t likely threaten other people, the state Department of Fish and Game said.

06/17/2013

File photo of a black bear. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Troopers: Man Killed In Bear Mauling In Alaska

A 64-year-old Fairbanks man was mauled to death by a bear at a remote lake in Alaska’s interior, authorities said Friday.

06/07/2013

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Police: Man Bites Officer Helping At Soup Kitchen

A man was arrested after he severely bit an off-duty police officer who was volunteering at an Anchorage soup kitchen, police said Tuesday.

06/04/2013

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Man Charged In Anchorage Double Homicide

A man has been charged with murdering an elderly Anchorage couple and sexually assaulting their 2-year-old great-granddaughter.

05/26/2013

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Police: Man Ran Into Lake To Avoid Jail

Anchorage police say a young man who didn’t want to return to jail ran out onto the uncertain ice of an Alaska lake to escape officers armed with an arrest warrant.

CBS Seattle–05/18/2013

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