Matt Miller, KTOO - Juneau
Now, as many as 78,000 Alaskans could buy their way back into the state’s more generous retirement benefit programs.
There were several avalanches reported around Juneau, including a very close call just outside the boundaries of the Eaglecrest Ski Area.
In his order, Chief Justice Joel Bolger wrote that case counts have continued to decline since February, and many more Alaskans have received vaccinations in addition to precautions the court system has put in place.
The bald eagle was rescued using a fire truck ladder, but it was determined that its previous injuries prevented the eagle from hunting or fishing and that it likely was already starving.
Wind chills in Juneau could drop to minus 40 Fahrenheit.
Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Joel Bolger issued an order Feb. 4 allowing jury trials under certain circumstances.
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.