A boat with five people aboard sank after hitting a rock in Prince William Sound Sounday. A man and three children were rescued by the Coast Guard but a woman drowned. She is identified as Cathleen Powell. The 32-foot craft hit the rock off Crafton Island outside Eshamy Lagoon.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has canceled the Yakutat Bay spring troll fishery for the third year running. Melissa Marconi-Wentzel, KCAW - Sitka
The Mat-Su Borough Assembly has voted to approve more than $65,000 for the upkeep costs of the M/V Susitna. The prototype ferry was constructed by the U.S. Navy, and was acquired by the Borough in order to provide a means of crossing the Knik Arm. The plan to construct suitable docking facilities never came to be, and the ferry remains moored in Ketchikan. Download Audio
Legislators, candidates and party officials respond to campaign finance reports; Murkowski, Sullivan resign GOP posts after denouncing Trump; workers hopeful as Agrium takes steps to reopen its Kenai Peninsula plant; hoping for jobs and lower fuel costs, an Alaska Native Corporation explores for gas; tribe explores 'self-determination' options in downtown Craig; Fairbanks discusses changing the name of an elementary school; ferry storage costs close to a half-million dollars; Alaska Women Speak and growing with the times Listen Now
Associated Press They have found the body of a woman missing since last Friday from a snowmachine that went through the ice near Teller. The...
The newly-formed House majority is working out who will fill its committee seats. Meanwhile, the majority coalition is still trying to add more Republican members who are currently in the minority.
Alaska State Troopers seek the public’s help in getting information about the musk ox found shot dead Oct. 20 across the river near Bethel. The poaching has also been on the mind of Bethel city council member Mark Springer.
Regional non-profit organizations from rural Alaska met in Anchorage today to talk about this year’s Citgo heating fuel donation. They are making a video...
Angela Denning-Barnes, KYUK – Bethel Only a handful of mushers from Western Alaska run the Iditarod. One of them—Mike Williams Jr. – is...
The Blood Bank is critically low in five different blood types, O negative, O positive, A positive, B negative, and AB negative.
Alaska Division of Elections Begins Counting Absentee, Questioned Ballots; Claman increases lead in House District 21 race; Archaeological Findings Could Shed Light On Alaska's Early Residents; The Job Hunt Is On As Military Members Transition Back To Civilian Life; BC Official Says Mine Concerns Heard, Critics Disagree; Filmmaker Documents Emotional Toll Of Caring For Alzheimer's Patients; Tlingit Code Talkers Honored At Veterans Day Ceremony In Juneau; After 70 Years, WWII Dog Tag Discovered on Bering Sea Coast is Returning Home Download Audio
The Coast Guard rescued four men from a grounded fishing vessel in the Aleutian Islands this afternoon. Anne Hillman, KUCB - Unalaska Download Audio
Zombies are real. They’re walking around on the bottom of Alaska’s ocean, mindlessly incubating the next generation of creatures that will, in turn, create even more zombies.
Alaska lawmakers announced a bipartisan bill on Wednesday that’s intended to improve students’ reading skills.
The Coast Guard is closely watching the Main Bay Salmon Hatchery, 40 miles southeast of Whittier, following the nearby grounding of a fish tender in the Western Prince William Sound. The Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report Monday morning that the Raidawn was taking on water after hitting a rock in the area. Coast Guard spokesperson Lieutenant Allie Ferko says the Good Samaritan vessel, Bipolar, was in the area to assist the Coast Guard.
The Alaska Supreme Court is scheduled to hear an appeal of a Healy area natural gas license. The high court will consider the appeal filed by the Denali Citizens Council on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Download Audio
Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau An Elfin Cove lodge, restaurant and another building were destroyed by fire over the weekend. Jim Wild says he was awakened...