FAIRBANKS — Ever since Felice Pedroni — known mostly in America by the name Felix Pedro — discovered gold on a small creek in the Interior more than 100 years ago, his name has been associated with the surrounding area. Now, more than 100 years later, one of his relatives has traveled to take part in the rededication of the monument to his ancestor.
FAIRBANKS — A California man at a gold mine north of Fairbanks allegedly stole a $1,900 nugget because he was overcome by how “cool” it was.
DENALI PARK — There’s going to be a late night “knife fight” — culinary style — in the Denali area Sunday night.
FAIRBANKS — Republican Rep. Doug Isaacson was far ahead of his primary opponent, fellow incumbent Rep. Tammie Wilson, in fundraising, according to campaign disclosure reports filed Monday.
ANCHORAGE — Alaska hosted the most out-of-state visitors in its recorded history from May 2013 through April 2014, according to estimates in a state report released Tuesday.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The University of Alaska Fairbanks is looking for a company to build its new heat and power plant.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 47-year-old Eagle River man is accused of threatening to shoot an Alaska State Trooper unless the officer left a property the man didn't own.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska has set a record for the number of tourists visiting the nation's northernmost state.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Work is scheduled to begin in October on an update to a Juneau-area harbor.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott brought in nearly $300,000 during the latest fundraising period, more than Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 55-year-old Anchorage man has been convicted on charges he possessed and trafficked methamphetamine sent to him through the U.S. mail from Anaheim, California.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The group behind the proposed Pebble Mine wants notification of any further action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would affect the project.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Sean Parnell and his wife, Sandy, will host the sixth annual Governor's Family Picnic Wednesday in Juneau.
FAIRBANKS - A custody dispute over a 3-year-old girl in Fairbanks led to a helicopter search in the area Tuesday morning.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Alaska Air National Guard has rescued a hiker who had been rafting down the Kobuk River when his raft overturned in the Gates of the Arctic National Park.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 19-year-old Wasilla man has been accused of killing his foster mother by stabbing her in the neck with a steak knife.
NOME, Alaska - A 12-year-old Brevig Mission boy has reached a plea deal with state prosecutors in the 2012 killings of musk oxen near his western Alaska village.
FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks City Council on Monday failed to advance an ordinance that would transfer $60,500 from the city’s general fund to help pay health-care premiums for the Fairbanks Firefighters Union. Ordinance 5952, introduced by Mayor John Eberhart, was based on an arbitration award that followed failed negotiations.
The Public Safety Report is compiled from criminal complaints filed in state and federal courts, as well as some police blotter information, trooper dispatches, fire department reports and interviews with public safety officials. Individuals named as arrested and/or charged with crimes in this report are presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law.
FAIRBANKS — Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. will conduct a spill response exercise from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. today in the area of Shaw Creek at 286 Mile Richardson Highway.
FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District has announced two new interim principals at Hutchison High School and Ladd Elementary School.
FAIRBANKS — Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization that provides assistance to families of service members and wounded veterans, will distribute free school supplies to children of military families in Fairbanks.
ANCHORAGE — The fight over a ballot measure to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana in Alaska pitted representatives from both sides of the battle against each other in a debate put on Monday by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — There's no shortage of hot dog stands hawking that spicy, oh-so-Alaska treat, the reindeer dog, in downtown Anchorage. But only one of them has consistently long lines.
BETHEL, Alaska — A funeral has been held in Bethel for a local woman who gave birth while in a coma after spending most of her pregnancy as clinically brain-dead.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - After five moose were gored to death trying to jump over some decorative fences, officials in Alaska's largest city are considering regulations to make the gothic-style fences safer.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage police say there's been no reports of injuries after more than 30 rounds were fired at a limousine bus containing 17 people.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Numerous vehicles have been vandalized and burglarized at a south Anchorage apartment complex.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The companies pursuing a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska have applied for an export license with the U.S. Department of Energy.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The trans-Alaska pipeline has moved its 17 billionth barrel of oil.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers say searchers have found the clothing of a Brevig Mission man who has been missing for nearly one week, but no other sign of him has turned up.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Alaska Army National Guard soldier was wearing a combat helmet and other protective gear when he was attacked by a bear while participating in a training exercise at a military base, officials said Monday.
FAIRBANKS — Henry the outreach reindeer likes to play in water sprinklers, sample lichen from the hands of children and prance around the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus on a leash.
FAIRBANKS—For likely the first time in its history, the 18th annual Red Green Regatta concluded on Sunday without a single participant falling into the river — though it probably helped that no boats actually made it off the pavement.
SITKA, Alaska - A trip to the grocery store can be a big ordeal for parents of children with disabilities.
HOMER, Alaska - With work already begun on a new harbormaster office, the future of the existing one is uncertain.
JUNEAU, Alaska - A forum on the oil tax referendum is scheduled for this week in Anchorage.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A program originally brought to Alaska to support oil spill planning and response efforts in Cook Inlet has since expanded to most of the state with uses from coastal monitoring to art and education.
JUNEAU, Alaska - A man who long had been the suspect in the murder of a woman in Yakutat nearly 20 years ago was sentenced to serve 40 years in prison.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A cyclist killed in a collision with a pickup truck in Anchorage has been identified.
FAIRBANKS — Golden Days celebrated its golden citizens this week at a special BP Golden Citizens Senior Luncheon under the big tent at Pioneer Park.
FAIRBANKS — United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez held court from a small podium installed at the back of the children’s section at Gulliver’s Books in Fairbanks on Saturday.
FAIRBANKS — The Wilbur family has owned and operated a sheet-metal shop in various locations and with multiple names since 1914. It’s the longest running family-owned business in Fairbanks.
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