Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
It has been cold in Alaska lately, and while that can be uncomfortable or inconvenient for some, it’s a threat to life and limb for Alaskans without a reliable, warm place to sleep.
University of Alaska Fairbanks climatologist Brian Brettschneider says the prolonged cold for much of Alaska is not a wild deviation from the norm, even if recent years have been much warmer. Instead, Brettschneider says, it's actually a return to the norm.
As Alaska heads into the heart of sled dog racing season, there's some new required watching for sprint mushing fans in a recently released documentary film about the legendary Huslia Hustler himself, George Attla.
Flood-stricken residents of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough near Willow Creek continue to deal with blocked roads preventing easy access to their homes.
The statewide average temperature for Alaska in 2019 is on pace to break a record set just three years earlier. That is, if a cold snap doesn't change things.
A Bethel elementary school principal charged with online enticement of a minor and transferring obscene material to a minor made his initial appearance in federal court in Anchorage Tuesday.
Oil company ConocoPhillips is suing its former senior drilling and wells planner and a small group of co-conspirators, including an Anchorage police officer, for a scheme in which they allegedly embezzled nearly $7.3 million.
A pilot killed in a plane crash along with three passengers near Girdwood last summer had been drinking alcohol prior to flying, according to a report from the National Transportation Safety Board.
LISTEN: ‘Snow Flyers’ puts adaptation, innovation and joy of winter on display at the Anchorage Museum
A new exhibit at the Anchorage museum called "Snow Flyers" is all about the connection Alaskans have to snow. That's both the physical connection to snow -- specifically, how we travel on it -- and how we feel about our connection to snow.
Rockslides in the mountains south of Anchorage, like one that shut down the Seward Highway on Monday, have occurred more often in the year since a Magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook the region.
Alaska has a real food culture, says author Julia O’Malley: It includes subsistence foods, day-old Krispy Kremes and plenty of longing
Where do muktuk, spam musubi and hot Tang intersect? In "The Whale and the Cupcake," a new book out now by Alaska journalist and food writer Julia O’Malley.
The hiker, who has not been publicly identified, is believed to have been buried for as long as an hour and able to breathe because the large pieces of avalanche debris left space for an air pocket.
State prosecutors say Seth Lookhart, 34, unnecessarily sedated patients so he could bill Medicaid for more money. They say Lookhart's billings amounted to nearly a third of all Medicaid billing for dental sedation in Alaska in 2016.
A Southeast Alaska teen becomes the state's first case of vaping-related illness. Plus: A new documentary tells the story of legendary Huslia sprint musher George Attla. And the Anchorage School District leads the way on Social-Emotional Learning.
"Intra-slab" earthquakes, like the magnitude 7.1 quake that struck Anchorage in 2018, tend to leave fewer clues at the surface and therefore researchers have to use unique methods for figuring out how often they occur and how big they can be.
Two of the victims were Medevac Alaska employees Robert Cartner and Maddox Burts, according to a social media post from the air ambulance service.
Congressional hopeful Alyse Galvin donned her trademark yellow blazer and gathered together sign-waving supporters Thursday in Anchorage for the first press conference of her new campaign. She announced a plan that, as Galvin puts it, aims to "get big money out of politics."
Members of Alaska's congressional delegation say following the impeachment inquiry of President Trump has not been a huge part of their work lately. Plus: A curious spike in stolen vehicles in Bethel, where, when the river isn't frozen, there are no roads out of town.
A possible emerging, contributing factor to animal die-offs on Alaska's coasts that researchers are looking at is toxic algae, blooming farther north.