Three Killer Whales, or Orcas have been spotted between the villages of Ekwok and New Stuyahok, about 60-70 river miles up the Nushagak River from Dillingham. Scientists from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service say it is not unusual for the whales to head upriver after salmon, but it is odd that they’ve gone so far up this late in the season and that they’re lingering so long.
For the last century, reindeer have roamed St. Paul Island without much oversight. But now, the tribal government is stepping up its management style to boost subsistence options and the local economy.
A regional group advising the Federal Subsistence Board says it should wait before acting on a petition to change fishery management near Angoon.
The Southeast Alaska city of Wrangell stands to lose its Fish and Game office. That’s due to cost-cutting under Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget. Local officials aren’t taking the news lying down.
Elevated levels of bacteria have been found in water sampled at a Kenai River beach.
Anchorage students have been going to class in-person for almost two weeks. And, until now, there haven’t been any major disruptions. But as more people are getting coronavirus in the community, the impacts are growing for school staffing.
The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a contract of nearly $800 million to Lockheed Martin to install a sophisticated radar system at Clear Air Station, in the Interior.
Now, everything that was hypothetical is going to get real. One of the big questions that could finally get answered this: what oil companies, if any, are actually interested in drilling in the Refuge? Listen now
The way the military code is currently written, a member of the Alaska National Guard can be passed over for promotions or discharged from the service, but they can’t be court-martialed in the way Army troops or Air Force members can.
The former chief financial officer of a NANA Development Corporation subsidiary allegedly embezzled nearly $190,000 for personal purchases and phony expense reimbursements. Len Anderson,...
As the US Senate forges into a large file of amendments to the economic stimulus bill this week, the state legislature opened debate today...
Officials with the effort say they’ve collected more than 53,000 supporting signatures.
Charges: Anchorage convict broke quarantine after release from California prison. Then he learned he was positive for COVID-19.
A convicted Anchorage drug dealer, diagnosed with cancer and granted early release from a federal prison in California amid the coronavirus pandemic, is now charged with violating Alaska’s two-week quarantine mandate.
On Monday, August 29th members of the Wrangell Cooperative Association, master carvers, and Tlingit elders gathered at Chief Shakes Island to bless the totem poles before restoration work begins.
Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Monday, President Obama signed into law a bill honoring the late Ted Stevens by gracing a mountain and...
A Shell mobile drill rig will be leaving Alaska for Washington state this summer in anticipation of the 2012 Arctic drilling season.
Evacuation orders were issued last night for the village of Tanacross and a nearby subdivision of Tok, due to a fast moving wildfire that‘s...
Authorities arrested fugitive Aaron Fedolfi in Anchorage. The former Bethel police officer is accused of trying to coerce a woman into performing oral sex while in his custody. Download Audio
Most taking home $.65/lb for their chilled coho catch, and with over 210,000 fish landed by probably less than 50 fishermen, the fall fishery proved a good one. Listen now
The Ketchikan-Wrangell House district has the only party primary in Southeast Alaska this year. But legislative candidates in other districts are still raising money and gearing up campaigns.