Does Anchorage still need its vehicle I/M program?

Both Anchorage and Fairbanks have an I/M testing program to help the two cities meet federal clean air standards. Anchorage's program has proven very...

Alaska Railroad introducing whistle-stop service into Kenai backcountry

Starting next Thursday, a new whistle-stop train will give passengers backcountry access to the eastern half of the Kenai Peninsula. Chugach National Forest officials...

Students exploring the science of salmon in Bristol Bay

The summer's adventures are winding down. Last week, seven high schoolers from around Bristol Bay closed up their Salmon Camp. But they weren't catching...

Picnic Photos!

Thanks to everyone that came out to our Member Appreciation Picnic last night! It was great weather and we were delighted to meet so...

Anchorage's I/M Task Force holds public forum

Does the success of Anchorage's vehicle I/M program mean that it's no longer needed or at the very least, needs to be changed? A...

Stevens investigation examines VECO Arctic services contract

Federal authorities are turning their focus in the probe of Senator Ted Stevens. The Justice Department recently asked the National Science Foundation for records...

Military names five Fort Wainwright soldiers killed in Iraq helicopter crash

The Defense Department released the names this afternoon of five Fort Wainwright soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq: Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Johnson,...

Paleontologist Johansen bringing human origins lecture to UAA

Next week, the incoming freshman class at the University of Alaska Anchorage will be treated to a lecture by one of the world's foremost...

Fairbanks police officer shoots and kills man during confrontation Tuesday

An unidentified Fairbanks police officer was attempting to question Lucky Adams, suspected in a string of thefts at local retailers. Lieutenant Tara Tippet says...

Anchorage Museum preparing for new director

A member of the Kaw Nation of Oklahoma has been named the new director of the Anchorage Museum. James Pepper Henry will replace long-time...

Kisa Gold more than doubling its gold claims on state lands

Kisa Gold (a division of Gold Crest Mines) -- the mining company exploring for gold near Kisaralik Lake in Southwest Alaska -- has staked...

Hunting transporters caught and fined for guiding without licenses in Southeast

State wildlife troopers are cracking down on big game transporters in Southeast Alaska who are guiding without a license. A Utah man's recent guilty...

Mendenhall glacier bear-viewing tourists may need, well… relocating

Misbehaving tourists have led the Forest Service to close part of a popular bear-watching trail in Juneau. John Ryan, KTOO - Juneau

'Hookers' fill Kenai peninsula emergency rooms every summer

The Silver Salmon Derby is in full swing down in Seward, where each year anglers compete for a chance to win $50,000. But, as...

Federal court postpones Shell's Beaufort Sea drilling plans

A federal court this morning upheld an injunction blocking Shell Oil from exploring for gas and oil in the Arctic Ocean. The drilling plan...

Pavlof volcano erupts on Aleutian chain southwest of Kodiak

The Pavlof Volcano near Cold Bay on the Alaska Peninsula is erupting. Pilots confirmed black ash on the summit indicating a small-scale eruption. The...

Federal energy regulators growing optimistic about Alaska gasline

A new federal government progress report on the Alaska natural gas line -- the first since Governor Palin's Alaska Gasline Inducement Act (AGIA) became...

Juneau police officer cleared in deadly force incident

The attorney general's office and Juneau Police both say Sergeant Paul Hatch was justified in using deadly force against a samurai-sword-wielding man in Juneau...

U.S. Fish & Wildlife investigating possible illegal walrus hunting near Nome

Nearly 80 headless walrus carcasses have washed up on beaches east of Nome this summer. U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials are investigating the incident. Annie...

Bethel cab drivers raising fares for the first time since early 2001

Taxi fares in Bethel are rising for the first time in six years. Cab fares are regulated by the City and for about a...