Matt Miller, KTOO - Juneau
Research shows that January is the deadliest month for backcountry adventurers, and more experienced adventurers are more likely to get into trouble.
Around Christmas, there were reports of an earthquake and major mountain rockslide in the wilderness near Juneau. But what came first? The earthquake or the slide?
With high winds and heavy rain expected on already saturated ground, people living in hillside areas should be especially vigilant.
Heavy rain and winds up to 45 miles per hour could cause mudslides in Juneau this week.
This summer, the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to scuttle the Alaska patrol of a U.S. Coast Guard cutter when over 10% of the crew was put in quarantine. But some young crewmembers stepped up to save the mission.
Nearly two dozen judges will be on the Nov. 3 state election ballot, but the process of retaining them is a big difference from the elections that take place elsewhere in the country.
Scientists believe a massive glacial dam release - or jökulhlaup - recently occurred in Southeast Alaska.
But some are doubting the accuracy of that claim.
The rare weather event brought winds of up to 68 miles per hour in Sitka.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials say a bunch of young bears and a dwindling natural food supply are forcing the bruins to search human garbage for food before they hibernate for the winter.
The unsolicited seed packets have been showing up around the country, and officials are worried about people planting them.
This glacial dam release, or jökulhlaup, was relatively small, but there could be more this summer.
A 36-year-old man died, according to the Juneau Police Department.
There hasn’t been a jury trial in Alaska in 3 months. How has COVID-19 changed the state’s justice system?
There have been no jury trials in state courts for three months, and they won’t resume until at least September.
Anyone entering a federal courthouse in Alaska must wear a mask or face covering or they will not be allowed inside.
Most non-emergency proceedings were first suspended in late March. Now they will be canceled at least until September.
Jury trials in Anchorage, Palmer and Kenai next week have been suspended to slow the spread of coronavirus, the Alaska Court System said Friday.
The Alaska Supreme Court on Thursday heard a case that labor unions say could affect the retirement plans of thousands of former state employees.
A Utah man arrested for the death of his wife on a Southeast Alaska cruise ship could spend the rest of his life in federal prison.