The casse was reported in a resident of the Chichagof Island community of 150
Residents of five North Slope communities will soon have access to much faster internet connections, now that Anchorage-based Quintillion has activated its new, land- and sea-based fiber-optic cable network. Listen now
There are still questions about how to make the young growth timber industry viable in Southeast Alaska. But some customers are seeking out the material.
The group opposing a ballot reform initiative used outdated donor information in its advertisements.
An economist who played an important role in the shaping of modern Alaska has passed away. Dr. Arlon Tussing began his work in Alaska at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Economics in 1965. Download Audio
Could Arctic warming be behind gray whale deaths in Alaska, and elsewhere? Here’s why scientists are asking.
Scientists aren't calling climate change or declining sea ice the smoking gun yet. But they’ve seen enough other events that have come along with Arctic warming, like sea bird die-offs, that they’re asking questions.
"I'm going in probably tomorrow for another test — I anticipate it's a negative," the governor said in a brief phone interview Thursday morning.
Meteorologists say the snowfall was fairly normal for Ketchikan this time of year.
Juneau’s Year of Kindness, an initiative that began last January, officially ended Sunday with a celebration at Thunder Mountain High School. Listen now
This summer, a popular water source in Haines tested positive for E. coli. The Mud Bay spring is not regulated by the borough and is not regularly tested. But it’s where a lot of people get their drinking water. And some residents are not planning to stop. Listen now
Donlin Gold receives more state permits, moving closer to operating mine in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta
The permits will allow Donlin to build an airstrip and a port, and install fiber optic cables and build access roads for its mine, which could be one of the biggest in the world, if completed.
A plane crash near Birchwood takes four lives. Download Audio
It’s an impossible balancing act made all the more difficult because English is her second language.
Mike Romine is a Sitka man with a love of Christmas lights. His home has become an attraction every December with its huge displays, coordinated to musical hits such as “Uptown Funk” and “Let it Go” from Disney’s Frozen. But this season, as Sitkans work to recover from a deadly natural disaster, the lights hold a special meaning. Download Audio
Governor Bill Walker is sponsoring legislation he said would make it easier to determine if someone is an employee or an independent contractor. Listen now
Scientists believe a massive glacial dam release - or jökulhlaup - recently occurred in Southeast Alaska.
Glaciologists have wrapped up two years of research on LeConte glacier near Petersburg. Their preliminary findings show that the glacier could reach a record retreat by the end of the year. And it could be an indicator for what’s going to happen in Greenland. Listen now
The No Sail order from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be replaced with what’s called a Conditional Sailing Order, which requires cruise lines to register with the CDC.
Before Bogoslof volcano started erupting, it was a haven for endangered Steller sea lions, fur seals and sea birds. But scientists did not know when and if animals would return to the eastern Aleutian Island. Listen now