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

A lawsuit filed by the Chugach Regional Resources Commission against the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) over program funding was recently settled. The Commission...

A new report maintains that while starting a business in bush Alaska is very difficult, it is possible to be successful. That is, provided...

Paul Gebhardt was the first musher out of the Ophir checkpoint this afternoon. He left at 12:52 p.m. and is now leading the Iditarod....

A former CEO of Golden Valley Electric will take over the job of coming up with an energy strategy for the state and coordinating...

University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Jim Bicigo has composed some new music -- celebrating the International Polar Year. It includes five movements, each highlighting...

Jim Clark pleaded guilty today in U-S District Court in Anchorage to charges of federal Mail and Wire Fraud. Clark was former governor Frank...

Clark told APRN today that an apology goes along with his guilty plea. He said he knows that what he did was inconsistent with...

The head of the federal government’s Energy Information Administration says Alaska natural gas will be an attractive supply for the nation even if it...

With climate change opening access to the Arctic Ocean, the Coast Guard is gearing up to increase its presence there. So Homeland Defense Secretary...

Defending champion Lance Mackey has taken the lead in the Iditarod. He left the Nikolai checkpoint at 4:17 this afternoon. Norweigan Kjetil Backen was...

Matanusaka Electric Association membership ousted the electric coop’s board president during the annual board election on March first. A new majority on the board...

A road up the Bradfield Canal connecting southeast Alaska to Canada is still a possibility. That’s despite the fact that the state legislature last...

Iditarod leaders were on the 75 miles between Rohn and Nikolai this morning -- lots of them. Among the first ten reaching Rohn last...

The Anchorage Daily News is reporting that former Governor Frank Murkowski's chief of staff Jim Clark has agreed to plead guilty to a felony...

The Senate today had the final word on the legislature’s rewrite of the formula the state uses to pay for local school operations. They...

Norweigan Kjetil Backen is in the lead of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. He blew through the Rainy Pass checkpoint at 1:21...

A National Science Foundation grant will help linguists work to preserve 11 Alaska Native languages over the next 3 years. Dr. Michael Krauss, Professor...

Seven of Southeast’s eight legislative seats are before voters this year. So far, only two races are contested. But potential candidates still have three...

Alaskan seniors need to beware a telephone scam threatening to stop social security and medicare benefits if they don't supply personal banking information. Len Anderson,...

A boat-builder on Prince of Wales Island is converting scraps from timber mills into ultra-light boats. Alec Dickinson, KRBD - Ketchikan