Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media
Found in everything from firefighting foam to household cleaning products and even food containers, PFAS are persistent and bio accumulate over time. How dangerous are they to human health and what’s being done to clean them up?
The confrontation was uploaded to YouTube by the victim, an online activist with a record of strong anti-police sentiment. It led to an internal investigation, and the officer is on administrative leave.
A ballot measure in Anchorage could add a new seat and redistrict the body's current political boundaries. Supporters say it's about fairness in representation for some of the city's poorest neighborhoods.
The move will put regulations for on-site consumption before voters on the April 2020 ballot.
After being blown toward a stand of trees, nearly two dozen soldiers were brought to a nearby hospital. Four remain, though none of the injuries are life-threatening, according to the military.
A fish plant is at the center of a dispute pitting two small Aleutian Island communities against large out of state fishing interests. And the implications could stretch to other coastal fishing towns in Alaska.
The municipality will pay $100,000 to cover legal expenses associated with litigation over whether the Downtown Hope Center's shelter policy was discriminatory.
For the first time in more than 30 years, the Navy staged a joint training exercise on the far-western Aleutian island. Some are hoping it portends a permanent future in the region.
A group of environmental advocacy organizations says the extent of contamination and emerging research around PFAS constitutes a significant health concern for Alaskans.
An operation by the Drug Enforcement Administration has turned up a previously undocumented drug problem with a mild opioid that is spread across Alaska.
Tribal agencies are set to receive $5 million for equipment and hiring, with another $6 million is set for infrastructure and hiring in rural communities.
After a 17-year-old athlete was disqualified at a swim meet over a uniform infraction, and uproar and investigation lead ASD to call for a volunteer judge's dismissal.
Just as Anchorage is preparing to ban plastic bags from local retail, the new venture is trying to go a step further: eliminate packaging waste all together.
In advance of the Sept. 15 policy change in Anchorage, we assembled answers to some common questions about what the plastic bag ban will mean for residents.
One of the 40 interceptor missiles at Fort Greely is lowered into its silo. An expansion project at the missile-defense base eventually will increase the number of interceptors at Greely to...
For the second time since the start of the year, state law enforcement has found a suspect in a long-stalled investigation using the new technique known as genetic genealogy.
Now that the dust is settling in the budget battle between the governor's administration and legislators, homeless service providers are starting to understand the long-term effects from delayed and reduced public funds.