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...

State and federal governments waiting for $92 million from ExxonMobil

In June 2006 the state of Alaska and the federal government asked ExxonMobil to pay an additional $92 million to clean up the Exxon...

Anchorage Police and FBI take Wade into custody

Joshua Wade has been taken into custody by Anchorage police and the FBI after a standoff outside a south Anchorage apartment yesterday. He was...

Juneau seeking solutions to predicted personnel shortage

The state's new cabinet-level working group is not the only organization trying to figure out how to recruit and retain workers. The City and...

Scientists exploring why walrus populations are dropping around Bristol Bay

Cape Pierce and Round Island in Bristol Bay are famous for their large walrus haul-outs. But these days, walrus are going elsewhere and scientists...

Anchorage commission says buying city hall appears better than renting

Early this summer Mayor Mark Begich asked the municipal Public Facilities Advisory Commission (PFAC) to investigate whether or not the city should look into...

Two Fairbanks residents going solar at nearly 30,000 kilowatt hours per year

Two well-known Fairbanks area residents are going solar. State Representative Jay Ramras and dog musher Sonny Lindner's solar power systems will be the first...

Alaska Guard nearing end of deployment

The 600 soldiers serving with the Alaska Army National Guard in Kuwait are nearing the end of their year-long deployment. It's the largest deployment...

Biography of elder Sidney Huntington headed to the stage

The popular biography of Galena elder Sidney Huntington is being turned into a play. The book -- Shadows on the Koyukuk -- was first...

Consumer Alert: Dangerous E.coli bacteria may be hiding in Alaska's beef supply

The Department of Agriculture believes some shipments of ground beef sold in Alaska could be contaminated by potentially deadly E.coli bacteria. The product had...

Pilot project exploring banking services options in rural Alaska

Most rural Alaska villages don't have banks and that makes it tough to get a loan or start a business. A pilot project announced...

State revenue department set to release study of oil profits tax

Next Tuesday the Department of Revenue will release a study of the results of the new Petroleum Profts Tax (PPT) the Alaska Legislature passed...

Cordova residents still reeling from 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster as ExxonMobil fights on

Earlier this week, plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez oil spill class action lawsuit asked the U.S. Supreme Court to restore their original claim of...