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The state ferry system got an extra $100 million from the legislature during this year's session. The money will go toward a new ship...

Suspensions in the Anchorage School district fell significantly in the third academic quarter compared to last year. Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage

The State Department of Fish and Game is conducting its annual spring deer surveys in northern southeast Alaska. And at this point, large numbers...

The public has more time to weigh in on the proposed land exchange in the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge. The U.S. Fish and...

Supporters and critics of a proposed land swap for a road that would connect King Cove with Cold Bay appeared before a US Senate...

A classic rock station in the Anchorage market is getting a lot of attention from the Native community and beyond for demeaning and derogatory...

Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne was pressed again today on when the Bush Administration will decide whether to put polar bears on the threatened species...

State lawmakers approved billions of dollars in spending this year, but none of it will go to the Gravina Bridge. That’s despite end-of-session attempts...

Today is the deadline for congressional candidates to file their 1st quarter fundraising reports with the Federal Elections Commission. There was a bit of...

The average first arrival date for Canada Geese at Creamers Field in Fairbanks is April 13. Unseasonably cold and snowy weather hasn’t stopped the...

In recent years, the Anchorage School District has worked to develop a program for students who want to go into construction. Last Friday, some...

Last week, Jesse Tol became the 4th avalanche fatality in Alaska this year. The 31-year-old was buried while skiing at Thompson pass with his...

A federal judge says convicted former lawmaker Vic Kohring will be sentenced to prison in May. This comes after months of delays, as Kohring...

The regular Legislative session wound down yesterday after lawmakers had dealt with only a few key issues over the weekend. The next step in...

Two southeast Alaska lawmakers are campaigning across party lines. Angoon Democrat Albert Kookesh and Haines Republican Bill Thomas say they'll work on each others'...

North Slope Borough Mayor Edward Itta has made public his plans to seek another term. He faces a challenge from George Ahmoagak, a former...

Southeast Alaska's seine fleet is about to get smaller. A federal grant is providing $3 million for a seine permit buyback program for the...

The Wrangell city council is considering foreclosing on Wrangell Seafoods, Inc. (WSI). The company wrote several bad checks to the city and is delinquent...

Fairbanks is expecting a slight construction slowdown after a record building year in 2007. City building official Steve Shuttleworth says construction this year will...

A Noorvik teenager has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer in the first degree. Alaska State Troopers say 17-year-old Jim Beasley...