Two troublesome Fairbanks bears killed

Two young grizzlies that showed up on Chena Hot Springs Road last week were shot Sunday. Department of Fish and Game spokeswoman Cathie Harms...

Sitka's 'Fortress of the Bear' welcomes its first furry resident

A nonprofit bear habitat in Sitka has its first resident. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game recently sent a 60-pound orphaned brown bear...

Small plane crashes into downtown Sitka home

A small plane crashed into a home in downtown Sitka a little before 1:00 p.m. today. According to a press release from the Sitka...

NTSB issues preliminary report on fatal Ketchikan small plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) says weather conditions were quickly deteriorating at the time of a fatal float plane crash two weeks ago...

Three more Fort Richardson soldiers die in Iraq

U.S. Army officials say three Fort Richardson soldiers have been killed in Iraq. Sergeant Dustin S. Wakeman (25) of Fort Worth, Texas, Specialist Jaron...

UAF captures $9 million to develop more research funding

A $9 million federal grant will help the University of Alaska study changes in the Arctic. The funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)...

Great white sharks prowling Alaskan waters

When you think about top predators in Alaska, Great White sharks probably aren't the first thing that comes to mind. But the giant fish...

Lance Mackey and others prepping for 2008 Yukon Quest and Iditarod

The Yukon Quest's early sign up deadline passed over the weekend. Fifteen mushers registered early for next February's race, including defending champion Lance Mackey...

Kake Tribal Corp buying into hydro power construction project

Kake Tribal Corporation is taking over an effort to build hydro electric power plants on the mainland north of Petersburg. The Native corporation for...

Eastern Gulf of Alaska bouy and weather data services restored

The Cape Edgecumbe weather buoy is back in service, restoring a vital window on the weather for mariners off the coast of Sitka Sound....

NPR profiles Alaskans' reactions to Stevens investigation

NPR's Martin Kaste was in Anchorage recently and turned in this report for Friday's Morning Edition. Kaste spoke with Democract Jake Metcalfe, folks fishing...

Alaska coal development fighting uphill battle against national fossil fuel sentiments

Journalist Jeff Goodell is in the state this week to promote his book, Big Coal, an indictment of the coal industry. Alaska ranks high...

Governor Palin calls for special October session on petroleum tax

Governor Palin today said she will call a special legislative session beginning October 18th to deal with changes to the oil and gas tax...

Could Minneapolis-style collapses affect Alaska's spans?

Yesterday the Federal Highway Administration advised state transportation departments to begin conducting inspections of bridges similar to the collapsed Interstate 35-W bridge in Minneapolis....

Two Fort Richardson paratroopers die in Iraq

The Army says two Fort Richardson paratroopers were killed Tuesday in Iraq. They were assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry...

River current to drive electric current in Eagle

Eagle is getting Alaska's first in river turbine generator. The Denali Commission recently granted the Yukon River community's electric provider $1.6 million for the...

Alaska coal development fighting uphill battle against national fossil fuel sentiments

Journalist Jeff Goodell is in the state this week to promote his book, Big Coal, an indictment of the coal industry. Alaska ranks high...

Rocky swinging for Stevens in Senate prize fight

It's safe to say that the past week hasn't been that great for Senator Ted Stevens. But it has been a good one for...

Fairbanks bears back in trouble

There's been more bear trouble in Fairbanks. The Department of Fish and Game responded to a pair of grizzlies that had turned up in...

Mmmm… bumper crop of early Interior berries

It's shaping up to be a good year for berries in the interior. University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Office home economist Roxy Dinstall...