Statewide News

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

Direct marketing fish in some parts of the world consists of a fisherman pulling up to the dock and selling their catch off the...

Hundreds of firefighters are at work across interior Alaska, but with cooler, wetter weather expected, some response personnel are beginning to be sent south....

Fairbanks Borough officials are hosting a meeting tonight to talk about proposals for new taxes. Two options to change the Borough's tax structure are...

The commercial trolling boat "Prospector" sank 75 miles north of Sitka late last week. No injuries were sustained by the two man crew, who...

Former Anchorage lawmaker Tom Anderson was convicted of seven felonies today including bribery, conspiracy and money laundering. His sentencing is set for October. This...

On hearing the news of Anderson's conviction, Anchorage Representative Bob Roses said he was personally disappointed with the outcome of the trial. Roses was...

The Ethics Reform bill passed by the legislature in May is now law. Governor Palin signed the 38-page measure this afternoon. The bill contains...

One of the Palin administration's key movers behind the ethics bill -- and other major issues during this year's session -- has left government...

Alaska's northern regions possess some of the state's richest natural resources. But the wealth from the North Slope Oil Fields or northwest Alaska's Red...

Villages up and down the west coast of Alaska continue to face problems brought about by coastal erosion. Several are considering relocating but are...

Matanuska Electric Association (MEA) and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are headed for a showdown over a proposed ordinance that could limit the power provider's plans...

A little more of the Last Frontier is going on sale soon. The Southeast Alaska town of Thorne Bay is auctioning off property in...

A federal jury has found former Anchorage state Representative Tom Anderson guilty of seven counts of bribery, extortion and money laundering. Walking out of the...

Above is a 5-minute preview of the 26-minute video "Anchorage is Our Home," the new video from Healing Racism in Anchorage. We're providing it...

The jury is now deliberating in the corruption case of former lawmaker Tom Anderson. Attorneys delivered closing arguments this morning. The jury started work...

The Alaska Supreme Court today upheld the 2003 changes to the state's Tier Two subsistence harvest regulations. Tier Two restrictions go into effect when...

The Alaska Outdoor Council (AOC) filed an amicus brief in the Manning subsistence case. Rod Arno, Executive Director of the AOC, offered his thoughts...

The eruption of mount Kluychevskoy on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula a week ago created a plume of ash stretching as far as the eastern end...

If Ketchikan wants a bridge, it will need to support a less costly option than is currently proposed. That was the message from Department...

The Alutiiq Museum has received funding to help bring artifacts and human remains back to Kodiak from far-reaching points around the world. The National...