Updated: 22 minutes ago
“In 1955, we had a Navy aircraft called a Neptune which was flying up through the Bering Straits doing a maritime mission,” said Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs Director Verdie Bowen.” “When they got close, north of Gambell they were shot down by 2 MiG 15s.”
Updated: 23 minutes ago
According to a press release sent out Wednesday, a sow, her two cubs, and an adult black bear were killed by Department of Fish and Game employees after repeatedly getting into tents with food inside. The release said the decision to kill the bears was a matter of public safety.
Updated: 2 hours ago
In an online dispatch, troopers wrote that a 15-year-old and 14-year-old were on an ATV without helmets in the Caribou Hills area near Ninilchik. The report was received by troopers at 4:39 p.m. on July 2.
Updated: 6 hours ago
All of Wednesday's top headlines across the state, including the health of the permanent fund, what caused a massive section of the Alaska-Canada Highway to collapse last week, and sad news of a Wyoming man killed by a fireworks incident in Gustavus over the Fourth of July holiday.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Those looking to get out and soak up the sun this summer, while supporting local business, can check out the weekly VFW market in Eagle River. The market takes place each Tuesday afternoon until September.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Just weeks ago, the city of Palmer installed a safe needle drop box as part of a long-running campaign to combat the public health hazards caused by improper needle disposal.