Jury selection begins for trial of man accused of murdering Janessa Kempski

29-year-old Zachary Whisenhunt is accused of first and second degree murder of 31-year-old Janessa Kempski, who was found on a trail in North Pole in 2014.


Alaska is facing the highest unemployment rate in the US, with June's employment rate down by an estimated 5,500 jobs compared to this time last year.


Alaska broadcaster, Monte Bowen, is retiring after 46 years in the news business. We hear from friends and colleagues about Bowen's history of reporting Alaska news.



Fairbanks Mayor Jim Matherly has nominated Jonathan Bagwill to fill the vacant seat on City Council. The Council will vote whether or not to accept Bagwill's nomination on Monday.


US House approves bill allowing construction of road from King Cove to Cold Bay


Car fire shuts down Richardson Highway's north-bound lanes Friday afternoon


Experts say social media is distorting reality of life


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WEIO opening ceremony brings together a culture full of tradition and unity


More high school graduates taking 'gap year'


Miss WEIO contestants visit Presbyterian Hospitality House


North Pole man sentenced to 2 years for sexually abusing child


Parents honor their late son's memory with new kind of park


Black Bear sighting on Ft. Wainwright


Sen. John McCain is diagnosed with brain cancer,


S Salon's wig program helps local women through hair loss


Rubber Ducky Race returns to Fairbanks Saturday


North Pole candidate filing period ends July 28th


Sen. Sullivan frustrated after Republican health care plan dissolves


Republican health care bill halted for lack of support: Vote to repeal ACA scheduled


Murkowski & Energy Committee hopeful for future of oil and natural gas production


Road construction moves Golden Days Parade to Barnette Street


FNSB candidate filing period ends July 31st


Alaskan lawmakers speak about their stance on the Republican health care bill


Ft. Wainwright change of command ceremony welcomes Colonel Sean Fisher


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