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By Steve King
Topic - Anchorage
Authorities at the Alaska Volcano Observatory say elevated surface temperatures suggest the Pavlof Volcano is having a low-level eruption with lava at the surface.
Strong winds on Saturday caused widespread power outages in Anchorage and the Matanuska Valley.
The headstones at Fort Richardson National Cemetery include the ranks of the deceased or, in the case of family members, the rank of the service member to whom they were related.
A company that hopes to build underwater river turbines as a clean power alternative to diesel in Alaska villages has unveiled a prototype due to be tested in July.
Six Alaska Native corporations have pledged at least $500,000 to fight efforts to repeal the state's new oil tax structure.
Jessica Gamboa grew up hearing you should play dead during a bear attack, and she put that knowledge to the ultimate test when she ran into a brown bear on the grounds of a military base in Alaska.
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The state is investigating the malfunction of a slingshot-type carnival ride in Anchorage that left two men dangling high feet above the ground.
Authorities say a helicopter has crashed at Birchwood Airport near Anchorage and the pilot is dead. A bystander reportedly was burned while trying to rescue the pilot.
A 57-year-old man was convicted on Tuesday of robbing a gas station, a crime that took place less than three months after he had been paroled on decades-old murder convictions.
A new method of paying medical fees for injured workers under the state workers' compensation program won't be in place until mid-2015, and it will take more time for insurance companies to judge any effects on lowering costs so that adjustments can be made in premiums paid by employers.
Two former East High football players are on track to make their living in the National Football League.
Increasing numbers of firefighters are battling a wildfire that has covered 105 square miles on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.
Police in Anchorage say two men had to be rescued when a slingshot-type carnival ride known as the "Ejection Seat" apparently malfunctioned Friday night.
A vote by the Mat-Su Borough Assembly failed to override a mayoral veto of a budget amendment that would have given the school district $350,000 for a preschool program.