Alaska Airlines will be phasing out its combination cargo and passenger planes used in Southeast Alaska and elsewhere around the state.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough and a state-owned corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding that could eventually pave the way for development west of the Susitna River.
The Municipality of Anchorage launched a new online application to help ease Alaska commutes and encourage alternative forms of transportation. Listen Now
The technology could be used to improve marine and sea ice forecasting, and to track the spread of harmful algal blooms and potentially even toxic spills.
After years of service in the Legislature and the Lieutenant Governor’s office, Sean Parnell became Governor when Sarah Palin resigned. Now he...
The Alaska Legislature gavels in tomorrow afternoon for the 29th session. Lawmakers - along with all Alaskans will get a better sense of Governor Bill Walker's agenda for the next 90 days in two speeches this week - the State of the State and the State of the budget. Walker took some time today to talk about his priorities. He says he has a few guiding principles as he crafts a budget this year. Download Audio
Craig Renkert and his wife Barb planned a three-week tour of Southeast Alaska for this summer. They were looking forward to ferrying through the Inside Passage, celebrating the Fourth of July in Sitka and staying at bed-and-breakfasts along the way. Then, the couple from Ohio got some bad news.
From sweet Russian tea to fermented fur seal flipper, the traditional diet in the Aleutians and Pribilofs has always been pretty varied. Food has been a crucial part of the Unangan culture for centuries. But in the Aleutian and Pribilof islands, people are relying less on the land and sea and more on their local store. A new cookbook captures the legacy of subsistence foods in the region. Listen now:
Bethel’s Megan Leary is the 2014 first runner up of the Miss Indian World competition, which concluded Saturday night at the Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Download Audio
Alaska House members and senators are holding meetings this week to organize new caucuses leading each chamber. But it won’t necessarily be smooth sailing even if the Alaska Capitol ends up under one-party control, according to interviews with members.
21-year-old Cody Randall Hess has been charged in connection with a shooting in the Anchorage's Spenard area.
Working to make community streets safer for pedestrians, bicycle riders and public transit users can revitalize neighborhoods, boost the economy and help residents get more exercise. It also keeps the air cleaner. These ideas are increasingly being built into long range traffic and community design plans and it’s not just a concept for warm climate cities. We’ll discuss new ways of designing transportation plans for trails and roads. Listen Now
An agreement between two federal agencies on Monday leaves only one formal step in the process to open the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska – or NPRA -- for development.
A small seed company in Juneau says that people seem to be buying more seeds than they could ever need.
Trident Seafoods is agreeing to pay the federal government $2.5 million to settle clean water act violations at its Alaska processing facilities.
The Soldotna-based North Star Paving & Construction Inc. is accused of having had an unauthorized underground injection well on its property.
What resources are available to people when they near they end of their lives? That was the subject of a community meeting last week between the Qawalangin tribe and the Aleutian Pribalof Islands Association. Download Audio
The Community Center in Sterling continues to be the hub for relief efforts. Residents are sharing updates, along with food, clothes, phone chargers, everything. I was just opening my laptop to pull up the latest evacuation maps when a man who had just left the fire zone came over.
In a statement on Monday, Ravn officials said the new schedule includes as many as 17 flights per week, with as many as seven flights per day for the "upcoming peak travel period" during the holidays and busy winter fishing season.
North Slope Borough's mayor and at least 10 other leaders are getting big raises. Alaska Dispatch News reports that Mayor Charlotte Brower will see her salary jump by about $24,000 to more than $222,000. That's roughly $90,000 more than Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan makes.