Eklutna tribe seeks gaming rights

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Tribal leaders near Anchorage are seeking a federal gaming permit to enhance economic opportunities. Eklutna officials want to operate bingo and pull tabs on...

Web Extra: Anchorage is Our Home (video preview)

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Above is a 5-minute preview of the 26-minute video "Anchorage is Our Home," the new video from Healing Racism in Anchorage. We're providing it...

Web Extra: Patricia Partnow, Healing Racism in Anchorage

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After the Thursday (6/28/2007) evening premiere of "Anchorage Is Our Home," KSKA's Len Anderson talked with Patricia Partnow from Healing Racism in Anchorage. She...

Locally produced racism video premieres

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The premiere presentation of a locally produced video recently filled the theater at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art. The video was the...

Prosecutors lay out core of corruption case against Anderson

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Today was probably the most important day for the government's corruption case against former state Representative Tom Anderson. Two witnesses prosecutors are counting on...

Senator proposes close observation of Massachusetts health care program

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The state of Massachusetts yesterday began rolling out its universal health care system -- a mandate that everyone in the state have some form...

Department of Labor employees in Juneau file health grievance against State

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Roof repairs are under way to stop leaks and mold at the Department of Labor and Workforce Development's building in downtown Juneau. But building...

Sea otter deaths in lower Cook Inlet may be related to flame retardants

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For the past several years there has been an unexplained die-off of a segment of the sea otter population in lower Cook Inlet. A...

Two soldiers die in two Alaskan boating accidents

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Two Army soldiers died over the weekend in separate boating accidents in Alaska. In both cases, no one involved was wearing a life jacket....

Young amends federal aviation bills, cutting costs for small Alaskan carriers

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Representative Don Young is touting key amendments made to federal aviation legislation. The House version of the FAA Reauthorization bill will not include a...

Disappointing sockeye run on Kvichak forces fishing limits

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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