Fairbanks was working with a shortage of test kits until last week, but now says that 800 over test kits are available for use.
In December, Northern Dynasty Minerals and First Quantum Minerals announced that First quantum had agreed to buy into Pebble at $150 million for the option to become a 50 percent owner of the Pebble Limited Partnership at the end of four years. On Thursday, the companies extended the deadline to finalize that option agreement from April 6 to April 30. Listen now
Ferry system stops selling tickets amidst uncertain future; ASRC, after backing Dunleavy’s campaign, blasts his oil tax redistribution plan; Sullivan: Trump’s emergency ‘probably legal’ but unneeded; Judge denies Sitka Tribe of Alaska’s request for injunction; UA president highlights severity of budget cuts to Senate Finance; Senate bill would require UA regents to keep Legislature up to date on program accreditation; Anchorage advocate Ed Wesley reflects on civil rights struggles in Alaska; Why a wilderness lodge in the middle of nowhere became a magnet for mushers
Republican incumbent Shelley Hughes will vie with Democrat Pete LaFrance for the House 11 seat in November. The district represents the greater Palmer area.
An official with Washington state's Department of Natural Resources says Seattle activists protesting Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic did some environmental damage to a popular dive park.
The Alaska Marine Highway System has stopped selling tickets past September. That’s in anticipation to deep cuts that could be fatal to the state ferry network.
Early prisoner release to slow coronavirus spread? Corrections commissioner says it’s ‘not on the table’
While other states have decided to release some prisoners early in order to ease the overcrowding of prison's, Alaska officials say they won't be taking that step.
Gov. Bill Walker has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to suspend the Environmental Impact Statement process for the proposed Pebble Mine. Listen now
When all was said and done, Saturday morning before 11am, Mike Morgan and Chris Olds crossed the finish line of this year’s Iron Dog in about 34 hours and 30 minutes, making this their second win in two consecutive races.
City and state officials announced they were relaxing regulations on businesses, but hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Anchorage in their vehicles on Wednesday anyway for an event meant push lawmakers to speed up the reopening of the economy.
Ravn’s bankruptcy earlier this month left a lot of questions for rural healthcare providers who depend on those airlines to fly patients in for medical care.
What are the benefits of multilingualism to the developing brain? Are there long term benefits to speaking more than 1 language fluently?
The U.S. Coast Guard is considering civil penalties against the owners of the F/V Destination — the crab boat that capsized two years ago in the Bering Sea, killing all six crew members.
At the Dimond Center, the first big Anchorage mall to reopen, stores are ready but customers are few
At Alaska's largest retail space, businesses have opened again, but getting customers through the doors comes with many challenges.
The senators responded to allegations that President Trump, in a phone call this summer, may have pressured the leader of Ukraine to investigate one of Trump's political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.
"One can be for border security ... and at the same time question whether the administration has overreached in using the National Emergencies Act in the way that it has,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski said on the Senate floor.
The news brings the estimated loss of 2020 passengers to about 70% of what was expected.
Next Tuesday 5 Democrats are running against each other, hoping to garner the most primary votes to be able to challenge Republican Don Young for Alaska's lone seat in the U.S. House.