Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska | US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

JUNEAU, Alaska — Carol Hafner is on the Democratic primary ballot for an Alaska U.S. House seat. She doesn’t live in Alaska. In fact, she’s never been to the state. Hafner, who listed New Jersey and South Dakota addresses in her candidate filing, says she’s serious about running, though she doesn’t plan to campaign in … Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

JUNEAU, Alaska | Candidate for Alaska House has never been to the state

JUNEAU, Alaska — Carol Hafner is on the Democratic primary ballot for an Alaska U.S. House seat. She doesn’t live in Alaska. In fact, she’s never been to the state. Hafner, who listed New Jersey and South Dakota addresses in her candidate filing, says she’s serious about running, though she doesn’t plan to campaign in … Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Candidate for Alaska House has never been to the state

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbuster not yet selling Russell Crowe’s jockstrap

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — Everything in the closing Blockbuster video stores in Alaska is for sale, except the celebrity jockstrap. The Anchorage store is not yet selling the jockstrap worn by Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie “Cinderella Man” and other memorabilia previously owned by the actor, KTUU-TV reported . The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks, … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbuster not yet selling Russell Crowe’s jockstrap

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US,

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. The stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals after Sunday night and reopen Tuesday for video liquidation sales through the end of August, said Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska. “It’s … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US,

JUNEAU, Alaska | Alaska plane survivor: ‘Thankful that I am alive’

JUNEAU, Alaska  — Ginny Hacker Eiseman had spent the weekend reeling in a bounty of colorful fish at Steamboat Bay Fishing Club on remote Noyes Island in southeast Alaska. She was returning home to Ketchikan when the unthinkable happened. The chartered Taquan Air flight that she and 10 others were on crashed Tuesday on a … Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Alaska plane survivor: ‘Thankful that I am alive’

JUNEAU, Alaska | Coast Guard: All 11 rescued from crashed plane in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — All 11 people aboard a plane that crashed Tuesday have been rescued in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, officials said. A Coast Guard helicopter located the crash site and hoisted the pilot and passengers to safety, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Charly Hengen said. “This could have been … Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Coast Guard: All 11 rescued from crashed plane in Alaska

Alaska News: Anchorage, Group Sentenced for Roles in Anchorage Mail Theft Ring

Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that six Anchorage residents have been sentenced for their roles in a local mail theft ring.  The two lead defendants were sentenced this week, and were the last of six defendants to be sentenced in this case. Sara James, 31, was sentenced yesterday to serve 42 months … Continue reading Alaska News: Anchorage, Group Sentenced for Roles in Anchorage Mail Theft Ring

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | US says no softening in stand as envoy heads to North Korea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — The State Department pushed back Thursday against suggestions the Trump administration has softened its stance on North Korea as the top U.S. diplomat traveled to Pyongyang for crucial nuclear talks and the president reiterated his belief that Kim Jong Un is sincere about changing his country. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | US says no softening in stand as envoy heads to North Korea