Young-Parnell vote still too close to call

The Republican primary race for Alaska's U-S House seat is still way too close to call. With only one precinct left to report, Don...

Exxon Mobil to pay partial EVOS damages

Lawyers for plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez oil spill case have reached an agreement with Exxon-Mobil to pay partial punitive damages for the 1989...

Southeast fisherman struggle with high energy prices

High fuel prices aren’t just affecting the big city driver. In Southeast Alaska, fishermen are looking at fuel saving measures to cut costs, or...

Fairbanks Borough Mayor addresses Democratic National Convention

Jim Whitaker spoke to a national audience from the stage of the Democratic National Convention last night.  He’s the only Alaskan to address the...

Hydropalooza making progress in Kachemak Bay

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ships Rainier and Fairweather are back in Kachemak Bay.  After a month of tracking the tides, they are...

Thousands of migrating Geese and Sandhill Cranes take a break in Fairbanks

Thousands of birds are moving through the interior on their migration south from summer nesting areas on Alaska's northern and western coasts. Creamers Refuge...

Anchorage primary features four races

Yesterday the majority of Anchorage's 15 state house districts had no primary contests, but voters did determine the November ballot in three primary contests...

Yesterday's votes set November Valley ballot

The Mat-Su Valley hosted three primary races yesterday and KSKA has the unofficial results. Len Anderson, KSKA - Anchorage Download Audio

Parnell / Young primary race a nail-biter

Will the race for the Republican slot in the U.S. House general election be decided tonight? Tomorrow? Next week? With 45% of all districts in...

Election results rolling in

Complete election results are available from the Division of Elections via three different links: Results -- for ACS Internet customers Results -- for GCI Internet customers Results...

Lawmakers seek to kill off proposed Endangered Species Act changes

A group of Democratic U.S. Senators are speaking out against proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act. Earlier this month the Bush Administration announced...

Kodiak utility wins $38 million, pursues renewable energy

Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) received a big boost in its efforts to purchase the Terror Lake hydro plant from the Four Dam Pool. A...

Fairbanks area forests subjected to illegal axes

The scramble to find dry firewood has some Fairbanks area residents poaching trees on public lands. Northern Area State Parks chief ranger Matt McClure...

Poor Alaska Census results from 2000 driving advance planning for 2010

Though 2010 is more than a year away the planning efforts for the next U.S. Census are getting started in Alaska. Mike Mason, KBBI -...

Anchorage schools will keep mid-August starts despite complaints

Last the night the Anchorage School Board approved the calendars for the next two years. And despite considerable protest, the district says the academic...

Rising visitor rates at Denali driving review of Park road plans

The National Park Service is seeking input on the future of traffic on the road into Denali National Park. The agency is holding meetings...

Kodiak now launching pad for new Vaseline product

Vaseline brand lotion has chosen Kodiak as the main location to produce an ad campaign for its new product. One local will be the...

'Fairview Manor' apartments undergoing transformation in Fairbanks

The long-planned replacement of the aging Fairview Manor Apartment Complex in Fairbanks is underway. Heavy equipment has demolished and is clearing away the first...

School board calendars continue August class starts

Last the night the Anchorage School Board approved its calendars for the next two years. And despite considerable protest, the district says the...

Alaskan Democrats, and one Republican, converge on Denver

Among the thousands of Americans gathering in Denver, Colorado for this week’s Democratic National Convention are more than 70 Alaskans. Twenty are voting delegates....