Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media
Two-term Assembly member Amy Demboski of the Eagle River-Chugiak district resigned from her seat Monday to serve as a deputy chief of staff in the Dunleavy administration. Her seat will be filled with an interim appointment made by sitting Assembly members, then go up for a regular vote in April's municipal elections.
As residents in southcentral Alaska clean up damage from last week's earthquake, government officials have one major request: take notes.
The Iditarod Trail Committee released a statement Tuesday clearing four-time champion Dallas Seavey of any wrong-doing in a doping incident
Officials in Anchorage say the response to Friday’s earthquake is shifting from an assessment phase to repairing damage. That task is about to get more complicated, with winter weather headed towards the area.
In a case that hinged over whether a promise scratched out on a cocktail napkin counts as a binding contract, the jury said yes, siding with Dispatch founder Tony Hopfinger.
For weeks, Anchorage schools have been grappling with a wave of violent threats made by individuals with no apparent coordination. Why?
$2 million in federal funds could spread up to 10 new recovery residences around the state to assist Alaskans re-entering community.
In a press release Friday afternoon, the Dunleavy transition team wrote that the governor-elect wants to broaden the scope of which employees will be asked to offer leaving their jobs.
Changes in military structure, in particular the National Guard, have diminished the rate of service among Alaska Natives below past highs.
The money is set for a design lab run in partnership with the Anchorage Museum that will focus on art, civic engagement, and solutions to climate change. Listen now
In the last few days before an election, it’s pretty common for political groups to start playing fast and loose with Alaska’s campaign finance laws — and the state’s cash-strapped campaign finance regulators say they’d need a larger staff to monitor all the ads in the last-minute barrage. Listen now
An audit and change in collection practices identified 2,568 kits from police departments all around the state that had not been submitted previously and remain untested for DNA matches.
Former secretary of state and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is wading into Alaska’s governor’s race.
The Anchorage Police Department is moving headquarters, taking over an embattled downtown building that has been vacant since it was abandoned by state lawmakers. Listen now
The 52nd annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention concluded Oct. 20 in Anchorage with high-level addresses from Alaska’s senators, and AFN delegates still reeling from the news that Gov. Bill Walker is suspending his re-election campaign. Listen now
This year’s theme is Innovation in the past, present and future. The issue of violence against women is at the forefront of the conference. Listen now
The first day of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage saw protests and a high-level apology. Listen now
20-year-old Tristan Yaadoh Jovan Madros focused on his traditional upbringing in Kaltag, telling the crowd that indigenous practices need to be at the center of young people's formal education in Alaska.
The annual conference precedes the Alaska Federation of Natives convention each fall, designed to strengthen inter-generational connections and share indigenous knowledge around the state. Listen now