“When there is a dispute between branches of government, we need the courts to step in,” Attorney General Treg Taylor said in a prepared statement.
Eng just finished a 21-year career in California where, despite making his home in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, he said the dry heat spells were hard to escape.
The May 20 letter included a pamphlet on the 408-foot ship and a link to an 11.5-minute YouTube video of a 2015 walk through posted on a ferry vessel fan page.
The variant, first identified in India, is the most contagious yet and, among those not yet vaccinated, may trigger serious illness in more people than other variants do, say scientists tracking the spread of infection.
Kavitha George is Alaska Public Media's former city reporter who's now taking over the morning news mic. We asked Kavitha to tell us a little bit about how she got into journalism, what it was like covering Anchorage and, of course, her strategy for fitting sleep into her new schedule.
21-year-old Anthony Lee Herring is charged with killing 37-year-old Jaclyn Welcome, in the early hours of Saturday morning. The shooting also left 4 people seriously injured.
Justin Dickens a nonbinary trans feminine athlete ran a marathon in high heels in order to increase the visibility of transgender people in Alaska.
In the spring of 2008, Juneau residents were affected by a huge set of avalanches that wiped out towers for a power transmission line, severing the capital city’s connection to its biggest source of hydroelectricity, the Snettisham Hydroelectric Project.
Alaska doctors have temporary permission from the state to use telehealth to prescribe a controlled, but life-saving drug used to treat opioid addiction. State officials say they’d like to make the change permanent.
You may not have heard of it, but a tennis-like sport called pickleball is taking off in Anchorage. The Anchorage Pickleball Club recently partnered with the city to open the first outdoor courts in the city near downtown.
Despite negative encounters in the news, bear experts say, most of the time, bears don't want to mess around with humans, and they say there are some things you can do to keep it that way.
The goal is to keep the business operating and workers employed, so Kwik’pak Fisheries in Emmonak is diversifying its business by building greenhouses right next to its fish processing plant.
The Alaska legislative special session ended on Friday without an agreement to avoid a state government shutdown on July 1. Gov. Mike Dunleavy called the Legislature back into a new special session to start on Wednesday, June 23, with the goal of reaching agreement.
The current outbreak began in May, and 63 individuals have tested positive since then.
Organizers of the annual Juneteenth celebration in Anchorage say the new recognition will help more Alaskans understand the significance of the day.
Canada’s Yukon Territory is in the middle of its largest COVID-19 outbreak to date with 54 active cases and one confirmed coronavirus-related death.
Residents have been traveling 10 miles upriver to the village of Kobuk in order to get fuel.
“It shows those kids that you can be a really sweet, kind person and still achieve greatness in a sport," said one coach about Jacoby, "You don’t have to be a cocky superstar or anything like that."
Alaska agency moves to spend $1.5M on Arctic Refuge development, setting up clash with Biden administration
The state agency that holds Alaska's oil leases in the refuge wants to spend $1.5 million on studies, data collection and permitting needed in advance of what’s known as seismic exploration: using heavy equipment to map areas under the earth’s surface to see how much oil could be there.
A petition to recall Anchorage Midtown Assembly member Meg Zaletel is proceeding after a state superior court ruling last month.