Statewide News

News coverage from every corner of Alaska from the Alaska Public Radio Network.

Alaska Natives worried about oil development on and off the North Slope are in Washington, DC this week to voice their concerns to lawmakers...

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Conference officially kicks off in downtown Fairbanks on Thursday. In preparation for the event, the Elders and Youth...

Ancient human remains dug out of a Southeast Alaska cave will be reburied where they were found more than a decade ago. Details have...

State officials expect the latest pipeline spill at Prudhoe Bay to be completely cleaned up by the end of the week. The idled BP...

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has ordered Anchorage-based Alaska Industrial X-Ray (AIX) to cease its radiography operations. The company performs on-site structural x-rays with a...

Juneau’s Perseverance Theater is premiering a musical by Tony Award-winning writers. The new show is "Yeast Nation." It may be the highest-profile work ever...

A former stripper who remade her self as a doctor's wife was convicted of first-degree murder today in the decade-old death of her one-time...

Day one of the federal corruption trial of former lawmaker Vic Kohring has come to an end. David Shurtleff, APRN - Anchorage

The CEO of the new partner developing the Pebble Mine near Iliamna is learning her way around Alaska today. Cynthia Carroll heads Anglo-American PLC,...

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has just published a comprehensive plan on keeping rats out of the state and limiting the damage...

Houston's city council meets in a special session this evening to determine once and for all who won the city's mayoral post. Ellen Lockyer, APRN...

A bill introduced by Congressman Don Young would allow Southeast Alaska's regional Native Corporation, Sealaska, to claim up to 85,000 acres of federal lands...

No one knows exactly how many women work in Alaska's commercial fishing industry, but it's safe to say the number is very small. The...

This year's statewide large schools football championship went to the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears. The title game against the Palmer Moose ended on a score...

Legislators are not yet in agreement over whether to end the special session on oil taxes by coming to some sort of definitive decision...

The Arctic Energy Summit's Technology conference just wrapped up in Anchorage yesterday. Part of the International Polar Year activities, the conference brought together representatives...

Iceland’s president was in Alaska this week to share the story of how his country has harnessed the earth’s steam and water for power...

Yesterday the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee started marking up legislation that would make big reforms in hard rock mining on federal lands. The...

The Anchorage Police Department has just received a nearly $300,000 federal grant to use for investigations into Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC). Len Anderson, KSKA...

GCI is buying United Utilities, Inc. and all of their subsidiary companies, such as Unicom and United KUC. GCI is the largest telecommunications company...