Governor's health care group concentrates on facts, not strategies

Monday afternoon the Governor's specially-appointed Health Care Strategies Planning Council gathered in Anchorage for its second meeting. The council has until December to come...

FBI and IRS search Ted Stevens' Girdwood home

Agents from the FBI and the Internal Revenue Service are searching the Girdwood home of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens. The search was confirmed this...

Democrat Jake Metcalfe announces his run for U.S. House

There's another challenger taking aim at Congressman Don Young in next year's elections. Jake Metcalfe has stepped aside as chairman of the Alaska Democratic...

Fire in Yukon Flats village of Beaver takes out power plant

State agencies are helping the village of Beaver following a fire that destroyed the community's power plant. The State's Emergency Communications Center at Ft....

'Nordic Viking' salvaged; Prince William Sound under observation for fuel impacts

The 127-foot fishing vessel Nordic Viking was salvaged off the rocks this weekend near Port Gravina in Prince William Sound. The boat ran aground...

Coffman Cove planning for new school in 2008 after waiting 18 years for funding

A small Southeast Alaska community is on track to get a new school. Coffman Cove, on Prince of Wales Island, won legislative funding this...

Karl Bushby heading to Siberia in August — to walk home to the U.K.

World walker Karl Bushby is back in Fairbanks. The Englishman who's been making his way around the planet since 1998 -- and crossed the...

Juneau to get another 'dumb, cheap and ugly' parking garage?

Telephone Hill in downtown Juneau could become the site of yet another big public debate. The city is planning a new parking garage and...

KTOO's John Ryan takes 2007 PRNDI Series reporting award

The Alaska Public Radio Network is full of talent, and we're racking up the awards to prove it. In addition to the recent national...

Sheir covers WEIO events for Only a Game

During the recent World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in Anchorage, AK's Rebecca Sheir took camera and microphone to the events and captured a story for Only...

Scientists watching walrus movements as sea ice recedes

Biologists in Anchorage are getting a daily look at how walrus in the Chukchi Sea are responding to rapidly retreating sea ice. Walrus, especially...

Alaska suspects merger by Japanese seafood processors is anticompetitive

The State of Alaska is opening its own antitrust investigation into a proposed merger of two Japanese seafood companies with major processing operations in...

Moose population management debated, especially in Tyonek Corporation lands

Every spring and summer in Alaska, an undetermined number of moose calves are orphaned when their mothers are killed in automobile collisions or taken...

Bethel chooses to allow cyanide transport through the city's port

The Bethel City Council recently voted against banning cyanide from the city port. For the past two months the Council considered banning any amount...

BLM hosting Denali Highway volunteer clean-up this weekend

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hoping for a large turnout tomorrow for a clean-up of public lands along the Denali Highway. The...

Yakutat's new 'totem trail' grants access to memorial pole and fisheries demo

Work crews in Yakutat recently completed an accessible walkway leading to the first totem pole erected in the community in decades. The pathway will...

Albino porpoise — or Pacific white-sided dolphin — sighted in Southeast

Travelers aboard the Chilkat Cruises ship Yukon Queen were treated to a rare sighting last Sunday. A large, white sea mammal was seen near...

Anchorage adding 2,500 jobs in steady growth trend

The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released a mid-year report yesterday indicating the city will likely add 2,500 new jobs in 2007. That's an increase...

Anchorage adding 2,500 jobs in steady growth trend

The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation released a mid-year report yesterday indicating the city will likely add 2,500 new jobs in 2007. That's an increase...

Alaska Airlines stock nosedives on high fuel, low earnings

Rising fuel costs overwhelmed an increase in passenger traffic and cut into Alaska Air Group's second quarter earnings. Alaska Air Group is the...