Zachariah Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage
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Gains on Sockeye part of an around-the clock effort by front-line responders, from elite hotshot crews to logistics managers keeping them supplied with gear.
Amid organizational and financial complexities, most of the immediate needs on the ground are quite basic
Tight-knit mushing community was able to coordinate a rapid response to the wildfire, relocating 400 animals as part of an emergency plan hatched just weeks earlier.
Fleek-Green, Wilber, Shuttee to take over prominent roles in next mayor’s administration.
If you’ve run out of isolated wilderness to explore in Alaska, there’s good news: flights from Anchorage to Yakutsk start in July.
The move is a blow for legalization advocates in Anchorage, and leaves many regulatory questions unanswered.
109 members of the military gather at JBER for two days of unsanctioned fighting.
Community members and cultural institutions pair up to throw Anchorage a surprise party.
This weekend, Alaska saw its first-ever job fair for careers in commercial cannabis, offering a glimpse of how the semi-legal marijuana industry is taking tentative steps towards professionalism and profits.
Emerging rules are modeled on commercial alcohol sales, with regulators hoping to learn from past mistakes in Washington and Colorado.
Resolution aims to express solidarity with the Port of Seattle and a focus on safety in Shell’s plans in the season ahead.
Since the start of the year there have been several major changes in leadership at the Alaska National Guard. Laurie Hummel is now Adjudant General, and Col. Joe Streff is heading the more embattled half of the organization, the Army National Guard.
Evidence from APD suggests one of the parents is responsible for the deaths, but just a day into the investigation detectives are not yet able to say conclusively what happened.
While the city’s Assembly voted to allow marijuana on site at an upcoming convention, it cannot be consumed there.
Two controversial business proposals for Anchorage were settled during last night’s Assembly meeting. Services connected to both taxi cabs and garbage trucks will stay the same
Outgoing Mayor Dan Sullivan held a press conference Tuesday at City Hall to explain that statistics for the last year tell a more optimistic story than the one on the campaign trail.
The deactivation of an engineering unit at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson this month is a small piece amid larger changes for the Army in Alaska.
Today we’re discussing water. Specifically, the absence of adequate water and sewage systems in rural communities across Western Alaska. Though there has been a lot of progress building facilities in the last 20 years, the job isn’t done, leaving many with limited access to potable water. It’s not merely an issue of convenience. There are elevated health risks, economic consequences, as well as questions of fairness in resource allocation. And amid diminishing state revenues along with accelerating climate change, the problems are rapidly worsening.
KSKA: Friday, May 8, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, at 4:30 p.m.
Anchorage voters elected Ethan Berkowitz by a wide margin Tuesday to be the city’s next mayor, after runoff race consisting of two candidates from opposite sides of the political spectrum.
Mayoral candidate Ethan Berkowitz beat rival Amy Demboski. Turn out was nearly 30%.