Bethel’s Meyers Farm shuts down market, focuses on internet sales

Tim Meyers says his Bethel farm was not selling enough produce in its store, and switching to produce boxes could be one way to reduce food waste.

Mat-Su Borough considers launching new police force

Officials say the Mat-Su force would handle calls outside the cities of Palmer and Wasilla.

Pebble opponents sue Trump administration over EPA reversal

They are challenging EPA’s decision this summer to throw out what some saw as a “preemptive veto” of the proposed copper and gold mine, claiming the agency did not properly justify the decision.

Second trial over Kodiak Coast Guard double murder goes to jury

A jury is again deliberating the fate of a man charged in the 2012 murders of two coworkers at a Coast Guard communications station in Kodiak.

Alaska regents delay considering consolidation plan

The vote came as some House majority members called on university leaders to preserve athletic programs at the University of Alaska Anchorage and University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Climate change is causing yellow cedar decline. But not enough for ESA listing.

So far, about a million acres of trees have died from Alaska to California. An Endangered Species Act listing would have made it difficult to log the tree.

Fisheries managers announce crab quotas, season closures

This season, snow crab is the only species to see a quota increase.

How public media is covering the story of broadcast funding cuts in Alaska

While it can be challenging for news organizations to cover themselves, we decided to do a story on the impact of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s veto of all public broadcasting funding. Here's why.

U.S. Mint reveals coin design featuring Alaska civil rights leader

The U.S. Mint unveiled the tails design for the 2020 Native American dollar coin at the Alaska Native Brothers and Alaska Native Sisters Convention Saturday.
Aerial view of Tongass National Forest. (Creative Commons Photo by Alan Wu)

Report: Feds lose millions in Tongass timber sales

The five-page report calculates the U.S. Forest Service has lost nearly $600 million over two decades through roadbuilding and timber sales.

Tribal Justice Summit renews focus on tribal courts in Western Alaska

Tribes from around the region met at Kawerak’s first Tribal Justice Summit in Nome to talk about what tribal justice could look like for them.

Trump signs bill to relax air quality rule for Alaska diesel generators

Village power utilities say the equipment needed to meet the so-called "Tier 4" emissions standard is impractical.
The sun sets Sunday, Aug. 6, over the Chilkat River in Haines. (Photo by Emily Files, KHNS-Haines)

Hunter mauled by bear near Haines

The attack occurred near 25 mile on the Haines Highway.

Alaskan ‘Warrior’s Creed’ chronicles violence, rescues and how tattoos grounded him

Eagle River resident Roger Sparks served more than 25 years in the military as a Reconnaissance Marine and an Air Force pararescue jumper. Sparks is also a tattoo artist, among other things — and now he's written a memoir, too.

Wrangell moves forward on new water treatment plant

The new plant should be up in running in three years.

Who will be the fattest Katmai brown bear? Forget Beadnose, Holly is like the ‘Michelin Man’

A dozen brown bears in Katmai National Park are competing for the title of fattest bear during the park’s annual Fat Bear Week.
The state ferry Columbia will soon sail south for repairs to a damaged propeller. That will leave Southeast with fewer port calls. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)

AMHS budget cuts jeopardize local ocean acidification testing

Researchers now hope to move the project to the Kennicott.

‘Pretty much our hometown voice’ – Homer residents mourn loss of local newspaper

The Homer Tribune, one of the city's two newspapers, delivered its last edition Thursday after more than two decades of printing. City residents are mourning its loss.

Press Secretary Shuckerow is the latest to exit Alaska governor’s team

Shuckerow is the fourth prominent departure from the governor’s office in just over two months.

As BP exits Alaska, 1,600 employees are waiting to find out what’s next

BP has operated in Alaska for over half a century and has long had a hand in running the state’s biggest oilfield, Prudhoe Bay. The oil company’s plans to exit the state has left hundreds of workers like McFarland in limbo.