Alaska News June 13, 2018

By Leroy Polk: Biker killed on Sterling Highway after losing control, sliding off the road
By Marc Lester: Yawning and wandering: Black bear family spotted in Northeast Anchorage
By Tegan Hanlon: On a sunny afternoon, a cinnamon-colored black bear sprinted through downtown Anchorage
By Devin Kelly: Anchorage Assembly OKs deal to purchase former LIO building
By Zaz Hollander: Troopers helicopter crew rescues teens from sandbar as area rivers rise
By Associated Press: Alaska emergency officials blame third-party vendor for errant tsunami alert
By Don thompson: Thefts rise after California reduces criminal penalties
By Laurel Andrews: Anchorage considers increasing marijuana sales tax as consumers clamor for cannabis
By Associated Press: Homer gay pride recognition leads to canceled city meeting
By Kalinda Kindle: Hillside residents oppose city rezoning proposal
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By Liz Raines: First campaign launched for vacant assembly seat
By Steve Quinn: Celebrating cultural reclamation through dance, song and art
By Derek Minemyer: Canary Islands man runs 180 miles in Alaska to raise awareness for Leukemia
By Rebecca Palsha: Despite rising river levels, Sutton couple refuses to abandon home: “We built this house to die here. It is probably what we will do.”
By Mike Ross: RoadTrippin on the Petersville Road
By Tracy Sinclare: Dandelion hunting in Alaska; the secret, useful nature of an unruly weed
By Emily Gilbert: All-female crew prepares for Race to Alaska to challenge themselves and encourage more women to pursue sailing