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...

Alaska climate change may require $3 to $6 billion in public infrastructure by 2030

The University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) released a report today that for the first time calculates the future...

Lake Minchumina residents petition USPS to maintain postal services

Residents of Lake Minchumina, in the Interior, are trying to convince the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) not to pull out of the community. On...

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...

Caribou Hills fire growing, but now 61% contained and away from occupied areas

The Caribou Hills fire that has been burning for more than a week in the interior of the western Kenai Peninsula is now 61%...

Opening statements made in the Anderson trial

Opening statements were heard by a jury of eight women and four men this afternoon in the corruption trial of former state legislator Tom...

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....