Municipal Light & Power releases glowing report

Anchorage's city-owned Municipal Light & Power Company's service area is compact -- only 20 square miles, lying mostly in the city's core area....

Web Extra: Anderson trial opening statement – Defense

When the Tom Anderson legislative corruption trial started up June 27, 2007, both the prosecution and the defense made their opening statements to the...

Web Extra: Anderson trial opening statement – Prosecution

When the Tom Anderson legislative corruption trial started up June 27, 2007, both the prosecution and the defense made their opening statements to the...

Brown bear shot in Mountain View neighborhood

Anchorage police had to shoot a young brown bear Wednesday night in the Mountain View section of town. The 3-year-old male had been spotted...

State corrections scales back Mat-Su prison plan

The state is reducing the scope of a prison plan that would have placed the largest correctional facility in Alaska in the Matanuska Valley. Ellen...

Defense rested today, closing arguments tomorrow in Anderson corruption trial

The corruption trial of former lawmaker Tom Anderson is close to wrapping up. Closing arguments will be heard tomorrow morning after a quick ending...

Ted Stevens receives moral support amidst VECO investigation

Alaska Senator Ted Stevens says he has received "overwhelming support" in the face of an FBI investigation into his relationship with recently indicted VECO...

NTSB finds small cruise ship safety problems; recommends inspections

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued urgent recommendations today in the wake of the wreck of the Empress of the North. The agency...

Brown bear shot in Anchorage neighborhood

Anchorage police had to shoot a young brown bear last night in the Mountain View section of town. The 3-year-old male had been spotted...

State corrections scales back Mat-Su prison plan

The state is reducing the scope of a prison plan that would have placed the largest correctional facility in Alaska in the Matanuska Valley. Ellen...

Bristol Bay red salmon market shifting from Japan to the U.S.

For decades Japan has dominated the market for Bristol Bay salmon. Most of the reds were either canned or frozen whole with their heads...

So, could you scale a 20-foot greased pole for $50?

Of all the games at Napakiak's annual Fritz J. Willie Memorial Outdoor Celebration the greased pole is probably the most challenging. The contest pits...

Governor Palin stays up late with Craig Ferguson

Governor Sarah Palin made local headlines last week when she vetoed $230 million from the state budget, but she also got some national attention...

Prosecution rests in Anderson corruption trial

The prosecution rested yesterday in the corruption trial of former state Representative Tom Anderson. It could go to the jury by the end of...

Alaska DNR green lights cyanide facility outside Fairbanks

The state Department of Natural Resources has issued permits that will allow construction of a large-scale cyanide facility for the Fort Knox Gold Mine. Associated...

Yukon king salmon run may be too small for upriver subsistence

King salmon is a primary subsistence resource for residents along the Yukon River. And now many subsistence fishermen on the middle and upper part...

NEA Alaska delegates focus on state issues at national conference

The National Education Association annual meeting has thousands of delegates from across the country gathered in Philadelphia to discuss state and national priorities. The...

Greenpeace vessel stops in Kodiak

The Greenpeace vessel Esperanza was in Kodiak yesterday and will be in Old Harbor today as part of its tour of western Alaska. KMXT's...

Wooden shack in Barrow dates from 1881 polar expedition

Architectural historians will be in Barrow this month carefully analyzing a small wooden shack. The structure itself is nothing special but the story behind...

Two grizzlies shot in Fairbanks; expected to be the last of the year

Another two grizzly bears have been shot in the Fairbanks area. The sibling bears were taken Sunday night after getting into trouble on properties...