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Two more people die after a short time in Alaska Corrections custody

Two people died this week after a short time in Alaska Department of Corrections custody, bringing the total number of in-custody deaths this year to 14. .link-button { border-radius: 5px; border-color: #333;...

Republican challenges nonpartisan incumbent in race to represent southern Southeast Alaska

A Republican Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly member is challenging the four-term incumbent to represent Ketchikan, Wrangell, Metlakatla, Coffman Cove and other communities of southern Southeast Alaska in the state House.In Jeremy Bynum’s first...

Anne Sears is no longer Alaska’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons investigator

After five months on the job, Anne Sears is no longer Alaska’s investigator for missing and murdered Indigenous people with the Alaska State Troopers. When the Department of Public Safety hired her in...

University of Alaska faculty union files unfair labor practice complaint

The University of Alaska faculty union filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the University of Alaska administration on Monday. The two parties have been negotiating a new faculty contract for the past...

Two people die after just one day in Alaska corrections custody this month

Janet Minock got a knock on her apartment door the morning of Aug. 23. It was two Anchorage Police Department officers telling her that her 35-year-old daughter, Nastashia Minock, was dead.According to Janet...

University of Alaska administration rejects faculty’s latest contract proposal

University of Alaska administration did not accept the latest proposed contract from its faculty union during a federal mediation session on Monday. Instead, it responded with another offer, which is confidential.University associate vice...

How 26K+ votes left to be counted could impact the race to finish Don Young’s term

At least 26,400 votes are still left to be counted in the Aug. 16 election in Alaska. Democrat Mary Peltola currently leads the special general election race to fill the remainder of the...

In Alaska U.S. Senate primary, a race to finish fourth

The majority of voters going to the polls Aug. 16 will likely be choosing one of three candidates for Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat as their pick-one primary option: incumbent Republican Lisa Murkowski, Republican...

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