ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Faint hopes of Alaska lawmakers overturning severe budget cuts turned Friday into grim planning for job losses and cuts in services.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Minority members of the Alaska House of Representatives and a handful of state senators on Thursday again refused to join colleagues at a special session in Juneau,...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native activist said Thursday that she was assaulted by the mayor of a small town as protesters took over a seating area intended for lawmakers during a...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska Native woman alleging assault by Wasilla mayor (all times local):
Alaska House Minority spokesman Zach Freeman says an...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A former state representative has sued leaders of the Alaska House and Senate, claiming they violated state law by meeting in Juneau, the state capital, instead of...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature failed Wednesday to override budget vetoes by Gov. Mike Dunleavy that will prompt a massive 41% cut of state funding to the University of Alaska and...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska Legislature's attempt to override the governor's budget vetoes (all times local):
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Divided Alaska lawmakers have found little to agree on this year, and that includes where to hold a special session.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska Legislature preparing for a second special session (all times local):
The Alaska State Senate kicked off it second special...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — One of the most powerful Republicans in the Alaska Senate is bucking the Senate president's call to meet in Juneau on Monday, as legislative factions barrel toward trying to...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska Legislature's upcoming special session (all times local):
The majority leader of the Alaska Senate says she'll be in Wasilla...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 48-year-old former U.S. Postal Service mail carrier has been fined $1,000 in Alaska's largest case of failure to deliver mail.
Bicyclist dies in crash with SUV west of Wasilla
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A bicyclist died after a weekend collision with a sport utility vehicle outside Wasilla.
Alaska State Troopers say the crash occurred Friday night at an intersection...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's attorney general said Wednesday that Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy has the authority to call a special session where he wishes and the option of seeking a court...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a dispute over the next special legislative session in Alaska (all times local):
Alaska's attorney general says Gov. Mike Dunleavy has...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers have rejected Gov. Mike Dunleavy's location of his hometown of Wasilla for a special session that starts next month.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska lawmakers rejecting Wasilla as the location for the special session: (all times local):
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A 30-day special legislative session in Wasilla could cost $1.3 million, according to estimates from the Legislative Affairs Agency, which has cited logistical and security...
2 Wasilla residents charged with robbery, kidnapping
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Two Wasilla residents have been charged with felonies in a suspected carjacking.
Alaska State Troopers say 40-year-old Jason Freeland and 26-year-old Damali Clements...
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — When Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy called for the Legislature's next special session to be held in Wasilla, some agreed with him that a change of venue would be good for...
Alaska governor calls special session for Wasilla
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers ended their special session Thursday already anticipating another, leaving unsettled a state infrastructure budget and the size of dividend check to pay...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A dugout and portable outhouses were burned at a softball field in Wasilla.
Anchorage television station KTUU reports the damage occurred Monday afternoon and forced...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Wasilla police have released the name of the pilot killed last week in an airplane crash at the city airport.
Police say the man killed Thursday afternoon was...
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A Wasilla woman died when her car rolled into a ditch northeast of the city.
Alaska State Troopers say 25-year-old Linda Reinert died early Sunday...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Wasilla police say the pilot who died Thursday in a crash near the Wasilla Airport was flying a home-built airplane.
Alaska plane crash kills sole person on board
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Wasilla police say one person has died in a plane crash near the local airport.
Anchorage television station KTUU reports the crash occurred near the Wasilla airport...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A second man has been sentenced in the theft of a fossilized woolly mammoth tusk from an Anchorage museum.
Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Gary Boyd of Wasilla...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska authorities say a 75-year-old man died after he became trapped inside a small plane that crashed in Prince William Sound.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Palmer grand jury has indicted a Big Lake man on a first-degree murder count in the death of a Wasilla woman whose remains were found last month.
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A passenger died and another was critically injured in a one-car rollover crash on the Parks Highway east of Wasilla.
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — The father of a woman who died of heroin withdrawal in an Alaska jail has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the state.
Wasilla woman seriously injured in SUV rollover crash
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A 42-year-old Wasilla woman was flown to a hospital with serious injuries following a one-car crash south of the city.
Medical examiner identifies remains found near Big Lake
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say human remains found last week near Big Lake in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough belong to a Wasilla woman missing since December.
Final suspect in Alaska gang killing arrested in Georgia
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A suspect in the death of an Alaska gang member has been arrested in Georgia.
The Anchorage Daily News reports 37-year-old Glen Baldwin is one of six people charged...
Wasilla woman dies in 2-car crash southwest of city
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 20-year-old Wasilla woman died in a two-car crash southwest of the city.
Alaska State Troopers say Payton Petersen died Tuesday morning in a crash at 10 Mile...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A driver in a fatal Wasilla crash has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and manslaughter and one count of driving under the influence of...
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Wasilla man in the shooting death of his father on Christmas Eve.
A Palmer grand jury in Friday indicted 23-year-old Mark Myers on two...
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A 31-year-old Wasilla man has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder after a shooting that left a man dead and a woman wounded.
Driver dies when sedan strikes moose northwest of Wasilla
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A driver died in a car crash with a moose northwest of Wasilla.
Alaska State Troopers did not immediately release the name and gender of the driver because next of kin...
Troopers investigate 2 deaths at Wasilla residence
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say the bodies of two people were found Monday night at a home in Wasilla.
Troopers say 47-year-old Sarah Klingener and 57-year-old Shawn McVey,...
Wasilla teen charged in shooting death of 18-year-old man
PALMER, Alaska (AP) — A Wasilla teenager has been charged with manslaughter in the death of another youth.
Alaska State Troopers say 18-year-old Jordan Flowers fired a shot that killed another 18-year-old man. Flowers also is charged with two counts of felony assault.
Alaska State Troopers at 2:30 a.m. Sunday took a call of a shooting at a Wasilla home.
Woman reunited with cat that was missing for years in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Wasilla woman has been reunited with a cat that disappeared more than three years ago from its home at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
The Anchorage Daily News reports that a woman at the base messaged Lynsey Ryan that a stray cat she had fed for months resembled a photo posted on Facebook missing-pets pages.
Wasilla woman may have died from carbon monoxide poisoning
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Wasilla woman found dead in her home may have died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Anchorage television station KTUU reports 44-year-old Michelle Ahern was found dead Jan. 5.
Alaska State Troopers say Ahern appeared to have died of carbon monoxide poisoning. An autopsy was scheduled.
Alaska’s first Sonic restaurant planned in Wasilla
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A national restaurant chain will open its first Alaska franchise in Wasilla.
Anchorage television station KTUU reports that franchise operator Larry Clark is aiming to open a Sonic restaurant next September.
The restaurant will be at the new Shoppes at Sun Mountain shopping center.
Troopers responding to shots find body of Wasilla man
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a 51-year-old Wasilla man.
Julian Myers was found dead Monday night at a home southwest of the city.
Troopers just before 9 p.m. took a call of shots fired during a disturbance.
The Latest: Selfie-takers told to stay off buckled road
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska earthquake (all times local):
Authorities in Alaska are urging the selfie-taking public to stay away from a road that was badly mangled by last week's powerful earthquake.
Alaska State Trooper spokesman Jonathon Taylor said Tuesday that some photos seen on social media show people climbing into large cracks on a buckled road in Wasilla north of Anchorage.
Signs and barricades have been set up to keep people away.
Wasilla woman dies in hit-and-run; pickup or SUV suspected
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A 33-year-old woman died when she was struck as she walked along a rural Wasilla road.
Alaska State Troopers say Tammy Mclinn of Wasilla died in the hit-and-run crash.
A witness just before 9:30 a.m. Monday called 911 to report finding a woman dead along Vine Road southwest of the Wasilla Airport.
State of Alaska hold music features Portugal. The Man
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Forget the sleepy hold music you know and hate. Soon, when someone at the state of Alaska puts you on hold, you're going to hear a little homegrown rock courtesy of the Grammy-award winning band Portugal. The Man.
The state announced its current hold music will be replaced by year's end with a rotation of five songs, including "Feel It Still" by the band that got its start in Wasilla.
Driver, sled dogs injured in collision near Wasilla
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A driver was injured and two dogs in a sled dog team were hurt in a collision near Wasilla.
Anchorage television station KTVA reports a crash between an SUV and a pickup sent the truck into a dog team being trained by Iditarod musher Kristy Berington.
Berington was training dogs belonging to musher Tom Knolmayer, who was ahead of her with other dogs.