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Alaska considering early close for telephone, internet fund

Alaska regulators are considering whether the state should continue replenishing a rural telephone and internet service fund or shut it down. The Anchorage Daily News reported Thursday that the...
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Anvik man charged with opening cargo door during flight

A rural Alaska man suspected of opening a cargo door of a small commercial airplane while in flight has been charged with felony assault and criminal mischief. The Anchorage...

Conservationists, hunters denounce Ambler road plan

The Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday that the plan came under fire at a hearing Tuesday, the first of a series of statewide public meetings on the road plan.

Anchorage School District pushes back on swimmer disqualification

The district says the girl was targeted based solely on how a standard school-issued uniform happened to fit the shape of her body.

Alaska lawmakers, Native group join dispute over Pebble mine

The Anchorage Daily News reported Monday that Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy wrote a July letter supporting investment in the Pebble Mine by Wheaton Precious Metals.

NRA cancels Alaska meeting to focus on gun legislation

The board meeting was "relocated due to the Second Amendment related business in Congress," according

Alaska commerce chief attacks alcohol board regulation draft

The Alaska Department of Commerce has said it does not support a regulation draft that would prohibit onsite activities at alcohol manufacturing businesses. The Daily News-Miner reported Friday that...

Alaska Permanent Fund grew by $1.4B in last fiscal year

The Permanent Fund Corporation's board of trustees says the fund stood at $66.3 billion, up from $64.9 billion on the same date in 2018.

Air Force disputes Alaska crew favored Trump Scottish hotel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Military officials are disputing a report that claims a joint Air Force and Alaska Air National Guard unit on a refueling mission to Kuwait went miles out of...

Alaska museum to hold native remains until returned to tribe

An Alaska museum has received dozens of ancestral human remains to hold until they can be returned to a native tribe. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Thursday that Alutiiq...

Group seeking Dunleavy recall submits signatures

The Recall Dunleavy group needed 28,501 signatures as part of its application. It says it collected about 49,000.

Anchorage Fire Department cancels Independence Day fireworks

The Anchorage Fire Department says all fireworks shows have been canceled in Anchorage, Eagle River and surrounding areas due to extreme dry weather.

Alaska regulators approve rules for onsite marijuana use

The rules call for consumption areas that are outdoors or separated from a retail store by walls and a secure door and meet ventilation requirements.
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Night closures planned for Seward Highway culvert work

The highway connecting Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula will close at night periodically over two weeks.

Iditarod board approves rule changes for dog deaths in race

The board for Alaska's most famous sled dog race has approved a rule change that will kick mushers out of the race if their dogs die while on the trail. Listen now

Reported North Korean ICBM test could spell concerns for Alaska

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed today that North Korea's latest missile test was with an intercontinental ballistic missile. Though the U.S. military's initial assessment was that the North Koreans fired an intermediate-range missile, Tillerson's statement offered the first confirmation from the Administration that it was in fact an ICBM.

Fairbanks school name voted out

The Badger Road Elementary school in North Pole will transition to a new name this summer. The Fairbanks North Star School District board voted Tuesday to rename the school Midnight Sun Elementary, but as KUAC’s Robert Hannon reports, the board nearly backed away from changing the Badger name, which links the school to a pedophile.

Trump against F-35 program; Alaskan delegates think he’ll come around

Alaska's Congressional delegation is largely unconcerned about President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of the $400 billion dollar F-35 fighter jet program. Listen Now

Governor Walker recovering from prostate cancer surgery

Gov. Bill Walker has undergone surgery to treat prostate cancer, and his office says no further treatment is currently expected. Listen Now
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Fuel spill reported in interior village of Beaver

Alaska environmental regulators are monitoring the cleanup of a fuel spill in the interior village of Beaver.