Joey Mendolia, Alaska's Energy Desk - Anchorage


Community Gardening in Anaktuvuk Pass

When most people think of the Arctic, agriculture isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But north of the Arctic Circle in...

PHOTOS: At JBER, Alaskans mark Veterans Day with music and a moment of silence

The Alaska National Guard hosted the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Nov. 11, 2019.

Bringing Water to Lower Kalskag

Imagine living in a town where only some of the residents have running water. Everyone else has to fetch water with a bucket....

How immigration transformed the 49th state

Over the course of little more than a century, Alaska communities transformed from primarily Indigenous to some of the most culturally diverse in...

Retro Local: How an evolving justice system shaped public safety in Alaska

In Alaska, sky-high rates of domestic violence and sexual assault are closely connected with the state’s law enforcement and criminal justice systems --...

Packrafting Alaska While it’s Still Wild | INDIE ALASKA

Packrafting is an Alaska born sport that's picked up popularity in the past ten years. Because of their...

Winter Solstice Sunrise 2018

Watch the sun rise over Anchorage on Dec. 21, 2018, the shortest day of the year.

Southcentral Alaska sees most destructive spruce beetle outbreak in over two decades

Spruce beetles damaged nearly 600,000 acres of forest in 2018, and the damage continues to grow.

2018 Legislative Races Map

For our  candidate video series called Running, Alaska Public Media invited all candidates who are campaigning for office in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Those who chose to participate in recording a Running video...

New Anchorage Museum exhibit transports visitors to Alaska’s arctic landscape A new exhibit at the Anchorage museum lets visitors experience a northern Alaska phenomenon called a Pingo -- a permafrost mound. The sculpture combines hydraulic powered metal arms, real Alaskan cedar, and augmented reality...

Dozens of Anchorage neighbors come together to buy solar panels in bulk More than 30 residents of the Airport Heights neighborhood in Anchorage are installing solar panels on their roofs this year. It's part of "Solarize Anchorage" a program that brings together neighbors to purchase solar...