JUNEAU (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Sunday that if he's elected, his administration would stop a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay region.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — The city of Anchorage was granted a temporary restraining order against a local business after hearing arguments from the city attorney, meaning the diner must comply with the city's emergency order, a judge ruled.

ANCHORAGE — Stewy Carlo had a short life, but he lived every moment. While serving in the Army, he bought a 1951 Mercedes and motored around Europe. After his service years, he roamed South America where he developed a love of photography, and then later turned heads while driving an exotic …

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane police say they've arrested the man accused of breaking a 72-year-old veteran's jaw in a hotel lobby.

JUNEAU (AP) — A black bear has destroyed a Juneau Pizza employee's car looking for food in a residential neighborhood, raising concerns from wildlife experts that the animal will have future encounters with people.

JUNEAU (AP) — The University of Alaska Board of Regents are no longer considering a proposed merger of the University of Alaska Southeast and the University of Alaska Fairbanks, officials said.

JUNEAU (AP) — A construction barge carrying a crane hit the underside of the Douglas Bridge in Juneau on Wednesday. A bystander recorded the incident from shore and posted it onto social media, where it was widely shared.

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ANCHORAGE (AP) — An attorney has said the city of Anchorage will take legal action against a local business for violating an order prohibiting indoor dining at restaurants and breweries during the coronavirus pandemic.

JUNEAU — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would "listen to both sides" after his eldest son and a campaign adviser urged him to intervene to block a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay region.

JUNEAU (AP) — A vote to recall Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy will not be on the state's general election ballot in November.

ANCHORAGE — The first cruise in an already decimated southeast Alaska cruise season came to a devastating end Wednesday when a small ship carrying 36 passengers returned to Juneau because one of the guests had tested positive for COVID-19.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Conservation groups filed a lawsuit challenging a right-of-way permit through the Northwest Alaska wilderness for an industrial road to the Ambler mining district that was approved by the federal government.

JUNEAU (AP) — The late-Rep. Gary Knopp's name will appear on the Aug. 18 primary ballot, and should he win, the Alaska Republican Party will be able to petition for a replacement candidate, a Department of Law spokesperson said.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will require masks or face coverings for all staff and students between third and 12th grade, District Superintendent John O'Brien announced.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — An Alaska telecommunications company has completed a deal to sell its Anchorage TV station to a Georgia company that already owns an Anchorage channel and will now control the state's two leading broadcast news stations.

JUNEAU — A 71-year-old Kodiak man said he was mauled by a bear while running on a mountain trail over the weekend, Alaska State Troopers said.

JUNEAU (AP) — A marijuana business in Juneau could start allowing onsite cannabis consumption — making it the first business in the city to do so — if given permit approval later this month.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A new emergency order in Anchorage will stop indoor service at restaurants and breweries, restrict gathering sizes and require people to work from home if possible to limit the spread of COVID-19.

ANCHORAGE — Seven people, including an Alaska state lawmaker, died Friday when two small airplanes collided in midair near the airport in Soldotna, a small community on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.

BETHEL (AP) — Construction of a new Alaska village by residents trying to escape an encroaching river was slowed by the coronavirus, but an injection of federal relief funds has revived the project.

JUNEAU — A man who was clearing a trail behind his property in south-central Alaska was found dead with wounds consistent with a bear attack, Alaska State Troopers said Thursday.

JUNEAU (AP) — Critics and proponents are debating the merits of changes to federal environmental policy, including the effects on management of Alaska's Tongass National Forest.

ANCHORAGE — An infamous bus appears headed to a new home at a museum in Fairbanks after being removed from Alaska's backcountry to deter people from making dangerous, sometimes deadly treks to visit the site where a young man documented his demise in 1992.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Several Alaska Republican lawmakers have campaigned against fellow GOP state Rep. David Eastman, who they blame for the failure of Republicans to take control of the state's House of Representatives in 2018.

JUNEAU (AP) — Hikers in Alaska's wilderness at certain times may encounter a federal government operation involving a helicopter and two ground crews.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Schools in Anchorage will not open for in-person classes in the fall, but will instead begin with online-only learning five days a week as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases increases.

KENAI (AP) — Nearly 100 workers at a seafood processing plant in Seward have tested positive for the coronavirus and have been taken to Anchorage and put in quarantine.

JUNEAU — Gov. Mike Dunleavy ordered a state building in Anchorage closed Friday after a worker there tested positive for COVID-19, his office said.

JUNEAU — A proposed copper and gold mine that critics fear would imperil a major U.S. salmon fishery got a boost Friday with the release of an environmental review that the developer of the Pebble Mine sees as laying the groundwork for key federal approvals as early as this summer.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Tuesday's magnitude 7.8 earthquake in the Aleutian Islands should not have sent tsunami alerts as far as Anchorage, Alaska's most populous city, the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said Wednesday.

JUNEAU — The developer of a proposed copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major U.S. salmon fishery in southwest Alaska is expressing confidence that it's on track to win key federal approvals as part of a process critics say so far has been rushed and is inadequate.

ANCHORAGE — A powerful earthquake off Alaska's southern coast shook sparsely populated coastal communities late Tuesday and prompted some residents to briefly flee to higher ground because of tsunami fears.

JUNEAU — The mayor of Anchorage is limiting gathering sizes and the number of people allowed in bars, restaurants and entertainment venues in response to rising coronavirus cases.

JUNEAU (AP) — People in Alaska's capital city are required to wear face coverings in certain indoor public settings under an ordinance passed by local leaders as a way to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

JUNEAU (AP) — The group tasked with reforming the Alaska Marine Highway System said a $24 million subsidy proposed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy to run the system is insufficient.

UNALASKA (AP) — A factory fishing vessel that docked in the Alaska fishing port of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands has 85 crew members infected on board with the coronavirus, officials said.

JUNEAU (AP) — The Alaska Department of Public Safety accused Google of censorship for canceling a recruitment advertisement for state troopers considered to be political, but the tech giant said it was a miscommunication. 

ANCHORAGE (AP) — The largest city in Alaska has mandated residents wear masks in public to limit the spread of COVID-19, but several other cities and boroughs declined to follow suit, arguing the mandates weren't needed, would be difficult to enforce or were illegal.

JUNEAU — A lawsuit filed Friday says state elections officials are discriminating by mailing unprompted absentee ballot applications to older Alaskans but not to all qualified voters.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — An Anchorage assemblyman apologized Wednesday after saying that the best way to house homeless people in the city is to "send them all to one place and put a fence around them," The Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — The selection of famed trial attorney Alan Dershowitz to deliver the keynote at this year's Alaska Bar Association annual convention is being criticized by members upset over Dershowitz's past defense of men like Jeffrey Epstein and O.J. Simpson.