Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Organic farm products are carving their own niche in Alaska’s grocery markets, although getting organic certification can be...
In the wake of elementary school abuse scandal, district trains staff to recognize grooming behavior
State law mandates that school districts conduct training to identify warning signs of sexual abuse, but critics say the policy is too vague. A new training program that started this February in the Lower Kuskokwim School District aims to change that.
Governor Parnell is beginning what he calls a full-court press to support a five-year oil and gas leasing program on Alaska’s Outer Continental Shelf....
The legislature has approved $5.8 million in additional repairs and renovations to the Capitol building.
Climbers have collected new data from North America's tallest mountain to more accurately determine the height of its highest point.
Bryce, the eight-month-old harbor seal, is a special resident at the Alaska SeaLife Center. After being rescued in August, the workers at the rescue center discovered he had a very unique quality. He was blind. Since then, they have trained him using auditory commands while they look for a permanent home for the young seal. Download Audio
Dr. Janice Sheufelt had no idea she could win an ultra-cycling event. After years of competing in short bike races, she just started long distance training in the last year.
The large gaping hole in the middle of downtown Juneau could become an Alaska Native cultural center. Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau Download Audio (MP3)
A patient with COVID-19 was currently in the critical care unit at Bartlett Regional Hospital on Tuesday.
Anchorage art fans had a chance to view the results this weekend when artists' skills take on four tons of construction equipment. A local...
The lawyers and judges all agreed the state must pay the travel bill. So whatever the outcome of this case, the effect on the state of Alaska’s bottom line was the same. Except now, there’s lawyers’ fees, too.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has rejected a proposal by Alaska Democrats to allow candidates not affiliated with a political party to run in the Democratic primary.
A meeting on rare earth minerals drew a big crowd in Fairbanks on Friday. The state sponsored Strategic and Critical Minerals Summit brought together government, industry and research officials to discuss Alaska’s rare earth potential.
Alaska’s Public Health Department has a new state of the art facility for detecting disease. The new virology lab opened in Fairbanks in January....
Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley is facing a host of allegations from a judicial oversight commission for alleged violations of professional conduct, as well as violating sections of state law that the charges allege call his integrity into question.
Former lawmaker Pete Kott was sentenced this morning to 6 years in federal prison for his role in Alaska's ongoing corruption scandal. David Shurtleff, APRN...
The National Weather Service is predicting another shot of rain for Southcentral Alaska through Wednesday, due to low pressure moving in from the Bering Sea coast, but there is no flood danger expected at this time.