U.S. House maintains rules on polar bear trophy importations from Canadian hunting

Today, the U.S. House defeated an amendment that would have effectively barred importation of polar bear parts from sport hunting in Canada. Washington State...

Bethel test fishery on the Kuskokwim gathering genetic data and more

The salmon season has started for much of the state, and in Bethel the start of the Kuskokwim salmon runs also brings the start...

Anchorage Assembly keeps Town Square name

Anchorage's "Town Square Park" will remain "Town Square Park." Last night the Anchorage Assembly by a 9 to 2 vote backed a...

Web Extra: Gary Matthews, Executive Director, ASAA

KSKA’s Len Anderson had an exclusive interview with the Alaska School Activities Association (ASAA) Executive Director, Gary Matthews about the Anchorage School District's request...

Web Extra: Carol Comeau, Superintendent, ASD

On Tuesday June 19, 2007, KSKA's Len Anderson talked with Anchorage School District Superintendent Carol Comeau about the district's efforts to create an extracurricular...

Late May hunting expedition bags third largest bear in Alaska records

Alaska's Fish and Game department began a record of bear kill statistics in 1960. Since that time, about 4,500 bears have entered the books....

Anchorage Schools' request to move sports date denied

Alaska School Activities Association board rejected an Anchorage School District request to hold the Region IV Cross Country Championships on a Sunday rather on...

Bristol Bay salmon ecology getting a closer look via bugs and mud

Researchers have spent a lot of money and time studying the salmon that migrate in and out of Bristol Bay. But very little is...

Alaska's 'Bring the Kids Home' project gets new leader

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has a new coordinator for the "Bring the Kids Home" project. The program works to bring...

Murkowski investigates federal efforts to reduce fire fuels and manage fire fighting

The Caribou Hills fire is one of two large blazes in the nation today in which federal officials are directly involved. It could be...

Caribou Hills fire continues, but containment gaining ground

The federal government will pick up some of the cost for fighting the fires on the Kenai Peninsula. Meanwhile, cooler, wetter weather on the...

Alaska House passes bill for 'Alaska Senior Benefits'

The state House today passed a bill that funds the newly-named Alaska Senior Benefits payment program. An amendment passed to the bill that increased...

Anchorage Schools adopt student cell phone policy

When school starts this August, some Anchorage students will be using their cell phones more than ever, while others will experience some new restrictions....

Anchorage senior hoping for resurrection of senior benefits

Alaska elders are anxiously awaiting tomorrow's special legislative session that will decide whether or not funding for the Senior Care program continues, is increased...

Coghill opposes Senior Care extension

North Pole Republican John Coghill is against extending Senior Care. He does not support continuing the Senior benefits program ntil the bureaucracy is trimmed...

Supreme Court: No more 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus'

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Juneau School District in the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner case. In a 5-4...

One coal bed methane exploratory gas well planned for Mat-Su

A new plan to drill for coal bed methane gas in the Matanuska Valley is under review by the Matanuska-Sustina Borough. Palmer-based Fowler Oil...

Fishing and cruise vessels collide near Sitka

A small cruise ship and a fishing vessel collided in waters near Sitka early this morning (Mon, 6/25). No one was injured, but the...

First Legislature corruption trial reaches jury selection phase

Jury selection began today in the federal trial of former Anchorage state Representative Tom Anderson -- the first case to come to trial in...

Sealaska ownership extended to descendants of original shareholders

Sealaska shareholders have voted to open the corporate doors to their descendants, potentially adding some 5,000 new shareholders. Ballots counted at Saturday's annual meeting...