Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Driver was high on THC during deadly 2022 Seward Highway crash, charges say
Lester Wilde Jr., 47, is charged with manslaughter, DUI and assault in the Aug. 8 crash that left Anchorage resident Jeffrey Andrews dead.
Missing East Anchorage hiker found dead; no foul play suspected
Police say there are no initial signs of foul play in 28-year-old Juan Toscano’s death, after his body was found Friday night in Campbell Creek Gorge.
Grubby’s son captured as Homer faces growing opossum problem
It turns out that Grubby the opossum — who hitched a ride to Alaska in a shipping container in March — had babies.
Police say there’s ‘nothing to indicate’ East Anchorage homicide and missing man are connected
Police say there are no signs of a link between Wednesday's death of Juan Wright, 25, and 28-year-old Juan Toscano going missing nearby.
Army names soldier killed in JBER car crash
The Army says Pfc. Arath Esau Martinez-Arguelles, 20, reported for Alaska duty as a mechanic in March.
Man dead in Memorial Day Spenard shooting
Monday's death on Spenard Road is the eighth homicide reported by Anchorage police this year.
Alaska cruise-ship crewman accused of lying about alleged sexual assault
Neeraj Bhatt is accused of one count of making a false statement in the case, after an encounter that allegedly took place May 16.
Homer police take Grubby the opossum into custody
Homer police confirmed the Wednesday capture of the “wanted fugitive and somewhat local celebrity” on Facebook.
1 man dead, 1 wounded in Mountain View shootings last week
Police have made no arrests in 22-year-old Daishon Alex's Thursday death on Mumford Street.
Illinois man dies after becoming trapped on mud flats near Hope
Word reached troopers just before 6 p.m. Sunday that Zachary Porter was stuck in the quicksand-like tidal mud flats.
Police officer kills Point Hope man who shot at residents and buildings, troopers say
The suspect, 40-year-old Robert Nash, was killed Wednesday afternoon. Nobody else in the Northwest Alaska community was injured.
Man threatened moviegoers at Anchorage theater with screwdriver, police say
Police say Christopher M. Price ran from officers at the Tikahtnu Commons, before a police K-9 bit him and he was arrested.
Interior and Southwest Alaska ice-jam floodwaters recede as recovery continues
The outlook for ice jam flooding on the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers was improving Wednesday as the breakup moved downriver.
Flooding closes schools in Glennallen as high waters continue to inundate Alaska communities
Officials say the floodwaters are swamping Alaska towns, tearing buildings from foundations, seeping into homes and covering roads.
Anchorage’s Service High principal resigns after investigation into ‘community concerns’
Allen Wardlaw had been on administrative leave since April when the district said it launched an investigation into concerns linked to him.
Hooligan fisherman rescued from Turnagain Arm mud
It’s Girdwood firefighters’ first save of the year from the quicksand-like flats, which can trap people in rising tides.
‘Deadliest Catch’ boat’s owners sue show over deckhand’s botched diagnosis
The lawsuit was filed by the F/V Northwestern’s owners Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Alaska.
Litter of wolverine kits brings adorable triple threat to Alaska Zoo
The kits were born in early February. Their parents are Jumbo and Olga, transferred to Alaska from zoos in Sweden and Russia.
2 people survive late-season Southcentral Alaska avalanches
The slides come near the end of an avalanche season experts say is notable both for its heightened danger and lack of deaths.
Troopers warn of lethal batch of drugs in Mat-Su after 3 overdose deaths in 24 hours
The lethal batch of illegal drugs likely contains fentanyl, according to Alaska State Troopers.