Disappointing sockeye run on Kvichak forces fishing limits

Low sockeye salmon returns on the Kvichak River in Bristol Bay has once again forced managers to pull the fleet on the east side...

Sheldon Jackson College closes its doors; hopes for a resurrection

After failing to secure a $1 million loan from the City of Sitka, historic Sheldon Jackson College closed its doors Friday afternoon, ending 130...

Anchorage's Town Square Park to retain its name, despite debate

For residents and visitors alike, Town Square has become a favorite Anchorage downtown park. Recently the Anchorage Assembly found itself drawn into a city-wide...

Governor Palin axes $226 million from statewide capital budget

Governor Palin put the brakes on state spending today. With vetoes of more than 40% of the state's share of the capital projects budget...

Reactions to budget vetoes immediate, statewide, strong and mixed

Virtually every corner of the state will be feeling the impact of Governor Palin's capitol budget vetoes. Among the hardest hit was the city...

Anderson corruption trial enters day two of prosecution's case

The prosecution is in the second day of presenting evidence in the corruption trial of former state lawmaker Tom Anderson. One of the key...

State-funded commission takes global warming testimony in Kotzebue

The Alaska Climate Impact Assessment Commission (ACIAC), a legislatively-created commission, is looking into the impacts of global warming and heard from a wide range...

Federal permits issued for exploration of tidal energy options in Alaska

A Washington, D.C. company has received federal permits to start investigating the potential for tidal energy at five different sites in Alaska, including three...

Anchorage Assembly approves free WiFi for downtown

Most of us know the warning, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is." The Anchorage Assembly has. Before unanimously approving...

Anchorage Mayor reacts to Governor's capital project vetoes

When Governor Sarah Palin signed the capital budget bill today she also vetoed nearly $250 million in projects, cutting more than $80 million in...

News Alert: Palin cuts capital budget by $226 million

Governor Sarah Palin today put the brakes on state spending. She vetoed more than 40% percent of the state's portion of the capital projects...

Assembly approves free WiFi for downtown Anchorage

Most of us know the warning, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is." The Anchorage Assembly has. Before...

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...

Anchorage Hillside homeowners target of new campaign to keep bears out of trash

Today officials in Anchorage announced a new effort to keep bears out of trash cans. The Fish and Game Department says between one and...

Governor Palin set to announce capital expenditure choices for fiscal 2008

Governor Palin is expected tomorrow to take action on the operating and capital budgets that came out of this year's legislature. And she will...

Anderson corruption trial delves into secret recordings and alleged under-the-table deals

The bribery and corruption trial of former state representative Tom Anderson plunged right into the critical evidence today as prosecutors began playing secretly recorded...

Tightened Alaska/Canada border crossing rules slowing ferry traffic to Prince Rupert, BC

Alaska Marine Highway traffic to Prince Rupert has plunged by nearly a third over the last five years. Ferry managers say stricter border-crossing rules...

Alaska SeaLife Center welcomes new seal pup in captivity — a first in Alaska

The Alaska SeaLife Center has witnessed their first birth of a marine mammal at the facility. "Chloe" the harbor seal gave birth to a...

Superior Court: Dental health aid program in rural Alaska is legal

The Superior Court for the State of Alaska ruled that a Native-run dental health aid therapist program in rural Alaska is legal. The ruling...

Offshore oil leasing near Bristol Bay up for consideration in the U.S. House

The new federal, five-year offshore oil and gas leasing plan is set to go into effect as soon as Sunday. Today a U.S. House...