Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Seventeen-year-old Alaska swimmer Lydia Jacoby of Seward has a shot at an Olympic medal in the 100-meter breaststroke Monday at the Tokyo games.
LISTEN: Alaska Baseball League’s first female umpire wants to show girls they can be part of hardball, too
Natola Hawthorne headed back home to Atlanta Friday and her main job as a school secretary. But she spent most of the summer enjoying Alaska and honing her craft of umpiring, as one of very few women involved in the male-dominated sport.
A former Bethel elementary school principal will spend 15 years in prison for trying to entice a child to engage in sexual activity in 2019.
Michael LeMaitre went missing while running the 2012 Mount Marathon Race, never to be seen again.
LISTEN: Anchorage mayor points to Outside homeless shelters as a model. This reporter went to see for herself.
The Bronson administration points to examples of shelters in cities like Reno, Nevada, so the Anchorage Daily News sent reporter Michelle Theriault Boots and photographer Marc Lester to see for themselves.
As bumblebees have declined in parts of the Lower 48, they're apparently thriving in Alaska, even in the high Arctic. But entomologists want to know more.
The state Division of Forestry announced the evacuation Monday afternoon for anyone from Mile 48 of Chena Hot Springs Road to Mile 56.
In most of Southcentral, if you ask somebody about June, they'll likely say it's been cool. And that would not be true, says National Weather Service climate researcher Brian Brettschneider, who's back for another Ask a Climatologist segment.
The study's authors included University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute permafrost researcher Vladimir Romanovsky, who says the work will better inform engineers and planners in the future.
Communities across Canada decided not to celebrate Canada Day on Thursday, following the recent discoveries of hundreds of indigenous children's unmarked graves at residential schools in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
Wilderness safety and medicine instructor Deb Ajango teaches her clients about bear safety through her business, Safety Ed, and she and her husband, Blaine Smith, live, work and play in bear country. Ajango shared the story of when a bear attacked Smith while the couple were on a walk not far from their home in Eagle River.
Despite negative encounters in the news, bear experts say, most of the time, bears don't want to mess around with humans, and they say there are some things you can do to keep it that way.
Organizers of the annual Juneteenth celebration in Anchorage say the new recognition will help more Alaskans understand the significance of the day.
Wasilla doctor pleads guilty to drug charge after illegal opioid prescriptions contributed to deaths
David Chisholm, 64, pleaded guilty in federal court June 3 to one count of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance.
And as more people have gotten into packrafting, Luc Mehl saw a need to compile safety tips and techniques to share with others.
That's according to recent reporting by Anchorage Daily News health reporter Annie Berman, who spoke to both providers and former patients who've battled with eating disorders in the past.
The 24-year-old Kenai Central High School graduate said in a roughly 16-minute video posted to YouTube Friday she is about five weeks into a program that requires her to spend 10 hours a day at a treatment facility.
The kinds of attackers and their motivations in targeting governmental organizations can vary, so says Chuck Benson, director of IoT for risk mitigation strategy at the University of Washington.