Ongoing herring collapse in Prince William Sound irks Cordova residents

For 18 years the residents of Prince William Sound have lived with ongoing studies and endless litigation tied to the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil...

Property Tax Relief Task Force begins rating tax alternatives

46% of Anchorage's operating budget comes from property taxes. That's down slightly from previous years, but hardly enough to keep the municipality and city...

Unidentified body found at Anchorage elementary school

Anchorage Police are at Russian Jack Elementary School this evening after the body of an unidentified man was found decomposing in a boiler chimney...

Mat-Su Valley gets together for a barn moving

The Matanuska Valley is growing fast and many an agricultural property -- like the old Breeden Family Farm -- is destined to fall to...

Kott corruption trial moves ahead; Weyrauch trial split off and delayed

A federal judge has ruled to separate the corruption trials of former state legislators Bruce Weyrauch and Pete Kott on what was supposed to...

Unidentified body found at Anchorage elementary school

Anchorage Police are at Russian Jack Elementary School this evening after the body of an unidentified man was found decomposing in a boiler chimney...

Legislature's education task force presents school funding formula

The task force set up by this year's legislature to come up with a permanent formula to pay for local schools has made its...

Sea otter researchers exploring causes of die-off in Kachemak Bay

A new study could help biologists zero in on why so many sea otters are dying of the same disease in Kachemak Bay. Biologists...

Independent ferry system extending 'Stikine' sailings into late November

The ferry Stikine will sail for an extra two months this fall. The Inter-Island Ferry Authority plans to keep the ship running through Thanksgiving...

Wainwright families and friends gather to remember Iraq helicopter victims

The Fort Wainwright community gathered this afternoon to remember five soldiers killed in Iraq last month. The memorial honored the men who died when...

100-year old cabin up for restoration in Fairbanks

Funding and support from the Rotary Club of Fairbanks will help restore an historic cabin that sits at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors...

Mat-Su Valley gets together for a barn moving

The Matanuska Valley is growing fast and many an agricultural property -- like the old Breeden Family Farm -- is destined to fall to...

Web Extra: Attorney's reaction to Weyrauch trial delay

Following the separation of the Kott and Weyrauch corruption trials today, Doug Pope, attorney for Bruce Weyrauch, spoke to the press outside the federal...

Weyrauch and Kott trials separated; Weyrauch delayed, Kott proceeds

A federal judge has ruled in favor of separating the corruption trials of former state legislators Bruce Weyrauch and Peter Kott on what was...

Palin releases new PPT proposal and calls Legislature to Juneau

Governor Sarah Palin says she has chosen Juneau as the site for next month's special session of the Alaska Legislature, where state lawmakers...

Kott and Weyhrauch on trial tomorrow in latest federal corruption prosecution

The corruption trial of two former state legislators begins tomorrow. Pete Kott of Anchorage and Bruce Weyhrauch of Juneau are accused of offering their...

Wade arraigned on bank fraud charges, more charges may follow

Joshua Wade was arraigned late this afternoon in U.S. District Court in Anchorage on charges that he used Mindy Schloss' ATM card in the...

Lodge in Yakutat suffers major fire amidst fishing charter high season

Photo: leonardslanding.com A major fishing lodge and restaurant in Yakutat -- Leonard's Landing Lodge -- burned to the ground Monday afternoon. It was the biggest...

Yukon River attracting tribal conservation efforts and scientific interest

The Yukon River is considered relatively unspoiled. It runs about 2,500 miles from its headwaters in Canada to the Bering Sea on Alaska's west...

Audio Postcard: Commuting 1,000 miles to Juneau on Alaska's ferry

Now that it's September, the busy season on the Alaska Marine Highway is drawing to a close. Car-decks packed with RVs and solariums filled...