The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has suspended payments for some recipients of the state’s Senior Benefits Program due to a lack of funding.
Delayed containers are a symptom of and contributor to global supply chain problems. But imagine a world without them.
With the northern lights dancing above, we talked to Iditarod leader Brent Sass as he danced through the Ruby checkpoint and onto the Yukon River, skipping a gourmet five-course meal in favor of more comfortable cold temperatures for his dogs. We'll also hear more from Sass and his fellow competitors on their 24-hour layover earlier, and from the back of the pack, a trio of women, who banded together in a snow storm. Plus we have a dog profile and THREE listeners asking the same question, with an answer straight from the musher in question and a separate listener... answer?
During last year's Iditarod, an intoxicated snowmachiner struck Jeff King and Aliy Zirkle's teams on a section of the trail heading into Nulato. And the implications of that event are shaping aspects of this year's Iditarod.
This evening St. Anthony's Catholic Church is hosting a community meeting to take on three concerns not necessarily unique to the Russian Jack neighborhood...
A statewide group of conservation-minded fishermen is calling on the industry to take action against ocean acidification. The Alaska Marine Conservation Council has been...
Dennis Egan was well-known and well-liked for his fairness, gruff voice and mischievous personality.
With only around 1,000 hotel rooms, the city proposed a creative solution: Incentivizing Juneau residents to go on vacation and rent their homes to athletes for a week.
Martin Buser and his son, Rohn, stopped for only a few minutes in Takotna and bolted into the Iditarod lead Wednesday morning. Martin Buser arrived in Takotna about 8:30 am, stopped a few minutes and then headed towards the ghost town of Ophir. Rohn, who won the Kusko 300 earlier this year, reached Takotna about 9:45 am and left almost immediately. As of 11:30 Wednesday morning, Aliy Zirkle, who had led much of the race, was still in Takotna.
The Anchorage School District spent less money than they planned during the first quarter of this year. If that trend continues, they'll have an extra $22 million left over by the end of June 2015. Much of the savings come from the district's difficulty in hiring and retaining highly-experienced teachers and staff. ASD is spending less than planned on salaries and benefits.
The University of Alaska-Anchorage's women's basketball team is once again without a coach. Unspecified professional misconduct allegations were cited as the reason for Nathan Altenhofen's departure. He had been on the job less than three months, replacing Tim Moser. Athletic Director Steve Cobb says he'll go back to his list of finalists for the job.
Its the season of giving and for many people that includes charitable giving. But its rare to find a high schooler willing to part...
Most Decembers, Albert Kookesh is making plans to move to Juneau for the legislative session. But this year, he’s spending more time at his Angoon home, enjoying the view.
There's a new documentary out called "The Race to Alaska" that stitches together stories from the 750-mile, engineless, unsupported boat race.
An Alaska grizzly bear wounded by a Rhode Island hunter survived more than 90 minutes before attacking the man and slashing his head. Alaska State Troopers say John Matson sustained injuries Monday to his head and body. The wounds were not considered life-threatening.
Juneau police have confirmed that Mayor Greg Fisk was found dead at his home on Monday afternoon.