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The Coast Guard is searching an area in the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca near Seattle for a passenger reported missing from a Holland America cruise ship.
State wildlife officials say the chinook salmon run on the Yukon River will be even weaker than expected.
A man vying for the University of Alaska’s top leadership role says he is expecting academic programs to become stronger but fewer in the next decade.
A federal accident report says a sightseeing floatplane that crashed in a mountainous site near Ketchikan, killing all nine on board, was equipped with technology to provide better information about the terrain.
Alaska State Troopers have taken a man into custody after he barricaded himself inside a home in the village of Selawik. One person was found dead outside the residence.
Alaska State Troopers say a man and woman reported missing from a campsite off the Denali Highway have been found dead.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials are warning residents after a North Pole man was sickened by tularemia, a bacterial infection known as “rabbit fever.”
If humans don’t reverse global warming and stop the loss of sea ice, it’s unlikely polar bears will continue as a species. That’s the blunt assessment in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s draft recovery plan for polar bears filed Thursday.
Funding cuts have forced Alaska hatcheries to stop raising Arctic grayling. The state chose to cut grayling because the small, native fish are disproportionately expensive to raise.
An Arizona has man died after apparently shooting himself with a gun at Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal of a court case that struck down Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Just over a week before he was supposed to start, the newly named director of the University of Alaska Southeast-Sitka Campus says he won’t be showing up for work.
The family of a Ketchikan man who has been missing for six months has filed a presumptive death petition.
Gov. Bill Walker has appointed members to a new board charged with developing regulations for the cultivation and sale of legal marijuana in Alaska.
A man charged in the beating death of another man in 2010 has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.
It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered.
It took two special sessions for Alaska legislators to agree to a budget after a crash in oil prices contributed to a severe reduction in the state’s available revenue.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services will not increase rates for Medicaid providers, citing an underfunded budget.
Weekend rains brought relief to crews battling Alaska wildfires, but conditions are expected to heat up later this week, capping a record fire month.
Royal Dutch Shell’s second Arctic drilling ship, the Noble Discoverer, is on the move from Washington state to Alaska.