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As floodwaters recede, DOT kicks off Dalton Highway repairs

By Michelle Theriault Boots, ADN ANCHORAGE – Floodwaters that swamped sections of the Dalton Highway are quickly receding, allowing workers with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to begin repairs to the only road to the oil fields of the North Slope. Read More:

Wanted felon taken into custody on Anchorage Hillside

By Michelle Theriault Boots, ADN ANCHORAGE – A wanted felon who escaped into woods of the Anchorage Hillside for hours after allegedly firing a handgun in front of police officers was bitten by a police dog and arrested Sunday afternoon, Anchorage police reported. Read More:

Alaska legislators unlikely to face voter repercussions for gridlock, insiders say

By Nathaniel Herz, ADN ANCHORAGE – Alaska’s lawmakers heard from an array of disgruntled constituents during public testimony Friday about the Legislature’s halting progress toward a budget deal that’s now a month overdue. Read More:

Woman run over by ATV at Glenn Highway campground

By Chris Klint, Channel 2 News ANCHORAGE – Alaska State Troopers say a woman was run over by an all-terrain vehicle at a campground off the Glenn Highway Sunday afternoon, with few additional details initially available. Read More:

New Funny River wildfire contained — at half an acre

By Lacie Grosvold Leichliter, Channel 2 News ANCHORAGE – An unpermitted burn pile started a wildfire near Funny River Road outside Soldotna Sunday afternoon, state officials say. Central Emergency Services and the Alaska Division of Forestry responded with an airplane and a helicopter, as well as engines and ground crews. Read More:

Watch: Anchorage man carries calf moose in traffic to curb

By Chris Klint, Channel 2 News ANCHORAGE – An Anchorage driver who encountered a moose calf walking across an East Anchorage road Saturday evening says he took matters — and the moose — into his own hands to ensure the animal’s safety. Read More:

Alaskans speak out on halibut bycatch

By Laine Welch, Dutch Harbor Fisherman UNALASKA – Nowhere in the world do people have as much opportunity to speak their minds to fish policy makers as they do in Alaska. As decision day approaches, a groundswell of Alaska voices is demanding that fishery overseers say bye-bye to halibut bycatch in the Bering Sea. Read […]

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