A water main break at a busy midtown Anchorage intersection has stalled traffic, and fouled city streets. Anchorage police are warning drivers to avoid the Tudor Road and Old Seward highway area until further notice, and the traffic snarl my continue into commute hours.
Governor Sean Parnell is not commenting on Thursday’s resignation of Corey Rossi, head of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Wildlife Conservation Division. Rossi was charged Thursday with 12 misdemeanor counts related to an illegal bear hunt in 2008.
The University of Alaska Anchorage reopened to students Wedneday after being closed due to Friday's earthquake. The university had no structural damage or gas leaks, but there was still a lot of cleaning up to do.
In spite of the session extension in Juneau, the status of new legislation dealing with commercial marijuana for the year ahead is clear. Download Audio
A day after the launch of Alaska’s health insurance marketplace, it’s still impossible to sign up for plans on the website. The federal government says higher than expected web traffic has hampered all of the federally run marketplace sites, like the one in Alaska. They are working to add more server capacity to address the problem. Download Audio
The proposed 2014 budget for the Municipality of Anchorage is out and it's $4.5 million less than last year's. Download Audio
President Obama’s visit to Alaska is now less than a week away, and he's not the only one with an agenda for his trip. “It’s an exciting time for Alaska. We don’t have a lot of presidents who stop here unless they’re low of fuel," Gov. Walker says.
The task force created to help implement the Alaska Safe Children’s Act met for the first time in Anchorage on Tuesday.
Alaska has some of the most aggressive rates of shoreline erosion in the world. These findings are part of a new study released Wednesday by the U.S. Geological Survey. Download Audio
The U.S. Coast Guard has operated in the Arctic for more than a century, but as the maritime agency plans for an increased presence in the region, its taking stock of what its environmental impact will be in the Arctic in the years to come. Download Audio
Legislature likely to approve TransCanada buyout; Shell's Q3 reports reflect Arctic loss; PacRim to appeal water decision; City's first responders on front lines of Spice epidemic; Ex Fairbanks DA questioned over handling of 2011 Holmes statement; US Marshals arrest 3 suspects in Kavairlook murder; Bill to ditch daylight saving time is back; Mother-daughter duo speak candidly, courageously on abuse; 'I Sing, You Dance' - Toksook Bay teen releases Yup'ik album Download Audio
Legislature making little public progress; education bill dies in House; educators debate rural school challenges; NTSB says plane hit eagle before crashing; wildfire spotted near Wasilla; Sitka property hit by landslide taxable; liquor store opens in Sitka; researchers assessing ash over Kodiak
Governor Bill Walker’s administration is seeking a delay in a long-running tribal sovereignty case, saying it wants to form a working group to explore policy issues and potential alternatives to continued litigation. But the tribes’ attorney says the state’s request for a delay is just a ploy to get around its loss in court. Download Audio
Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock grew up in Alaska but she says she could never have written her debut novel if she hadn't moved out of state. Her young adult book, published February 23rd, is called The Smell of Other People's Houses. Set in 1970's Alaska, the book tells the story of four teenagers who live very different lives in different parts of the state, but end up coming together in surprising ways. Download Audio
Japan is giving $6 million to the U.S. and Canadian governments to assist with the tsunami debris clean up. Some in Washington, D.C. hope it will spur action from the federal government.
The lives of the 1,300 sled dogs running now to Nome have led up to this moment as they race to against the world’s best dogs and wiliest mushers. Years of training come down to a couple short weeks of elite performance, sometimes running more than 100 miles per day.
While studying Chinook salmon in the Bering Sea, researchers have found themselves in the wake of an unlikely killer.