The Associated Press
Danielle Wakefield was devastated when she discovered the diamond had fallen out of her ring, the only thing she had from her late father. Then, she put a message on Facebook asking for help.
U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is expected to visit Alaska in September, according to a court filing in a long-running dispute over a proposed land exchange aimed at building a road through a national wildlife refuge.
A state court judge is scheduled to hear arguments Monday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a voter-approved initiative that would end party primaries in Alaska and institute ranked-choice voting in general elections.
The leaders of Alaska’s Republican Party on Saturday endorsed a challenger to incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who has been one of the GOP’s most outspoken critics of former President Donald Trump.
The Anchorage Democrat said he hoped to make a decision by the end of this summer. The primary is in August 2022.
Cool, wet weather helped temper a wildfire burning near a popular resort near Fairbanks, a fire official said Wednesday.
A Montana man was reunited with his 14-week-old border collie two days after the dog disappeared following a bear attack on the Kenai Peninsula.
A Soldotna representative shared on social media a post that likened members of the media and medical professionals who provide information about COVID-19 vaccines to Nazis who were executed for war crimes, though the Soldotna Republican said he meant “nothing” by it.
Gravel, who represented Alaska as a Democrat in the Senate from 1969 to 1981, died Saturday, according to his daughter, Lynne Mosier. Gravel had been living in Seaside, California, and was in failing health, said Theodore W. Johnson, a former aide.
Sen. Lora Reinbold, the council vice-chair and an Eagle River Republican, on Wednesday unsuccessfully proposed limiting the payments to days when legislators were physically present in Juneau, where the special session is being held.
“There’s no indication that they did anything to prompt the attack or did anything wrong,” a Fish and Game bop said. “It’s one of those where you happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.”
10 senators, including Alaska’s Murkowski, say they reached 5-year, almost $1 trillion infrastructure deal
A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden’s top priority, according to those briefed on the plan.
An Alaska lawmaker said he plans to use his legislative office account to pay for a trip to Arizona to visit a partisan audit of the 2020 election.
Alaska Wildlife Troopers do not intend to issue a citation to a man who was seen lifting a baby moose over a guardrail in Southcentral Alaska over the weekend, though it is illegal to “handle any wild animal in a similar fashion,” an Alaska State Troopers spokesperson said Thursday.
The Republican lieutenant governor leaves for Juneau on Monday and will return to Louisiana on Thursday, according to his office.
Fink died of “complications from old age,” his son, Josh Fink, said on Saturday. He had been taken to a hospital last week.
If Florida wins an injunction blocking the CDC order, it would “end cruising in Alaska for the season,” lawyers for the agency say because the bill pushed by Alaska’s Republican congressional delegation hinges on the CDC order being in effect.
Vaccines will be available at the airports in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau.
In recent years, rangers said they have seen more climbers try to make Denali’s summit by climbing the 7,000 feet (2,134 meters) from the final base camp to the top in one day, which is almost impossible except for the most experienced climbers.