Magnitude 6.6 quake off British Columbia coast
PORT ALICE, British Columbia (AP) — A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center said.
Lawmakers announce tentative deal on education
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Lawmakers late Wednesday announced a tentative deal on an education package, the issue that sent them into an extended legislative session.
Oscar-nominated director of sled dog film dies
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Oscar-nominated filmmaker who directed and produced a documentary detailing a 1925 sled dog run in Alaska to deliver life-saving serum has died.
House, Senate winnow down calendars
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The House and Senate have winnowed down their calendars, awaiting resolution on the education bill and capital budget, the last major pieces in play in this extended session.
Juneau hosts coaching seminar on teaching respect
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — About 50 coaches, representing nearly every region of Alaska converged on Juneau, to talk about domestic violence.