Two of Alaska’s rivers are now featured on their own postage stamps on sale across the country.
A bill Murkowski sponsored would create a new Defense Department facility in Alaska: the Ted Stevens Arctic Security Studies Center
October 31 marks the end of the Coast Guard’s annual operations in the Arctic. Listen now
When it gets hot in Anchorage, some people cool off with a swim or a float down the city's creeks and streams. But is that safe? DEC data show that for almost all of the city's creeks and streams levels of fecal coliform bacteria are higher than the safety standards for drinking, swimming or even secondary activities like rafting and kayaking. Listen now
Though it had no airline flights, highways or cruise ships 100 years ago, the Kenai Peninsula still drew visitors, both of the human and feathered varieties. And those early surveys are an early data set for modern day birders on the Kenai. Download Audio
The state ferry Lituya was refloated this afternoon after running aground early this morning off the coast of Metlakatla. no people or pets were...
The tribe has submitted a proposal to the Board of Fish to allow set nets of 6-inch or less mesh to be used anywhere in the Kuskokwim River during times of king salmon conservation.
Alaska Pacific University is lowering their tuition more than 30 percent. The president of the Anchorage private liberal arts college says the change will make a college education more affordable for Alaskans, and hopefully, boost their enrollment. Download Audio
The Nov. 30 Anchorage earthquake was one of the first big tests of a new computer model aimed at quickly estimating how significant landslides and other ground failures will be following an earthquake.
The federal government is suing to recover more than $2.5 million spent cleaning up a World War II-era tugboat that sank in Juneau’s Gastineau Channel.
Eagle River resident and prolific thriller author Marc Cameron juggles three distinct fiction series--his longtime special ops character Jericho Quinn, his new Alaska based series with federal Marshall Arliss Cutter and recently, on November 19th, Cameron released his third Tom Clancy novel, Code of Honor.
In the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, staying warm through the winter can cost you. Families spend hundreds of dollars a month on heating fuel, and communities like Kongiganak, colloquially known as Kong, are trying to change that. Listen now
A Southeast Alaska teen becomes the state's first case of vaping-related illness. Plus: A new documentary tells the story of legendary Huslia sprint musher George Attla. And the Anchorage School District leads the way on Social-Emotional Learning.
In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.
The tentative first day back for students is Monday, Dec. 10.
The biggest difference from the House budget is that the Senate bill does not include $1.28 billion for school funding. The Senate would provide that money in separate legislation.
It’s not clear how deeply Gov. Mike Dunleavy will cut using the line-item veto. Medicaid, the university and school bond debt reimbursement are the areas with the biggest increases over what he proposed.
This has become the new norm across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Late winters and sudden thawing have turned roads into slush and made rivers and sloughs, which are necessary for travel, less safe because they take longer to freeze.