ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A new Anchorage law is putting the bite on barking dogs. The assembly last week reduced the amount of time a dog can bark during the day to give a break to shift workers sleeping during the day, the Anchorage Daily News reported. Previously, dogs could bark up to 7 minutes during…More
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RACHEL D’ORO Associated Press ANCHORAGE — Investigators are following up on tips about an Alaska serial killer that were prompted by new information released to the public, an FBI official said. The agency in August posted more than six hours of videotaped interviews with Israel Keyes conducted by agents, federal prosecutors and Anchorage police in the months…More
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A driver attempting a good deed wound up with a ticket Tuesday morning following an accident involving several vehicles. The pileup happened just after 6 a.m. on the Glenn Highway northeast of Anchorage, said Anchorage police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro. The driver, James Paul Crocker, said he saw sparks coming from under a truck in…More
ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a 6-year-old boy climbed on top of his parents’ minivan and rode it for three miles down a highway. The boy fell off and suffered cuts and bruises Sunday but otherwise was not injured. Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen tells the Anchorage Daily News the boy has apparently gone for roof…More
ANCHORAGE (AP) — An Anchorage poet will visit the ghost of a remote Alaska village where her Inupiat Eskimo ancestors once lived, thanks to funds she raised through crowdsourcing. Joan Naviyuk Kane far surpassed her goal of $31,000 for a two-week visit for 20 descendants of people who once lived on King Island, a tiny island…More
This post was updated at 4:26 p.m: The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP)– An Alaska Airlines plane that was flying from Seattle to Anchorage was diverted to Juneau because of engine failure. KTOO-FM (http://is.gd/YynnAt) reports that Flight 731 was diverted to Juneau International Airport late Sunday night. Alaska Airlines says the plane landed without incident after the…More
The Associated Press UPDATE | ANCHORAGE — The Coast Guard says it has medevaced three crew members from the Seattle-based fishing vessel Alaska Juris, which had reported an ammonia leak. Petty Officer 3rd Class Grant Devuyst said the trio from the 218-foot catcher-processor Alaska Juris are reported in good condition Thursday evening. He did not know their…More