Anchorage judge, in reversal, pauses Dunleavy recall to wait for Alaska Supreme Court ruling

The order blocks the Recall Dunleavy campaign from gathering signatures to put the question on the ballot until the Alaska Supreme Court reviews the case.

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

Sen. Murkowski prepares to vote during impeachment trial. Plus: highlights from the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race.

Highlights from Kuskokwim 300: Kaiser wins fifth title, and a surprise musher engagement

There’s been some new writing recently about old happenings in Alaska’s largest city. It’s in a column called Histories of Anchorage that has appeared in the Anchorage Daily News a couple times so far since the new year.

Nevada prosecutors drop domestic violence charges against former Alaska political consultant

Prosecutors in Nevada have dismissed all charges against a former Alaska political consultant -- U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan's campaign manager in 2014 -- who was accused of assaulting his former fiancee.

LISTEN: Historian reveals city’s overlooked past in ‘Histories of Anchorage’ column

There’s been some new writing recently about old happenings in Alaska’s largest city. It’s in a column called Histories of Anchorage that has appeared in the Anchorage Daily News a couple times so far since the new year.

Ash falls on False Pass after Shishaldin sends volcanic plume 30,000 feet

An eruption at Shishaldin Volcano – located on Unimak Island about 23 miles southwest of the community of False Pass – intensified Sunday, generating an ash-rich volcanic plume that was drifting to the south-southeast.

Murkowski says she’ll vote against impeachment witnesses Tuesday. That’s not her final answer.

Sen. Murkowski says senators should decide later in the trial whether to call witnesses, so she'll vote against Democratic amendments Tuesday.
Close up shot of the exterior of the Archdiocese of Anchorage building

Our reporter is trying to learn more about the Anchorage priests named in a sexual misconduct review. Can you help?

The archdiocese released the men's names last week after a months-long review of church records.

He survived for weeks after his cabin burned outside Skwentna , then made national news. Here’s how his story began.

Tyson Steele has made national headlines recently, after his remote home burned in December, leaving him alone and without communication for three weeks in sub-zero temperatures. He’s now in the Lower 48, but he plans to return soon.

ACLU asks Alaska Supreme Court to extend free speech rights to shareholders in Native corporation board elections

The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska says the state’s financial regulator is chilling voices critical of Native corporations. Now, the Alaska Supreme Court is set to hear a legal challenge that could decide how much power the state has to police shareholders’ speech.

As LifeMed plane lingers In Unalaska Bay, Resolve Marine prepares for recovery

The King Air Beechcraft aircraft went down about 100 feet northwest of the end of the Unalaska Airport runway with a LifeMed pilot, paramedic, and nurse on board. All three were rescued from a life raft and sustained no serious injuries.

The state of Alaska sued itself. Was it worth it?

The lawyers and judges all agreed the state must pay the travel bill. So whatever the outcome of this case, the effect on the state of Alaska’s bottom line was the same. Except now, there’s lawyers’ fees, too.

Pete Kaiser arrives in Bethel, wins fifth Kuskokwim 300 title

Kaiser arrived in Bethel at 8:46 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, with a team of nine dogs.

Suicide prevention model relies on local adaptation

A new prevention model aims to make a dent in Western Alaska's high suicide rate by providing the region with research and strategies, and letting each village decide for itself how to use the information.

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

The task of counting every person living in the United States begins right here in Alaska. Plus: A school in Hooper Bay becomes another cold weather casualty. And, as mushers, dogs, and volunteers gather in Bethel for the K300 this weekend, vets help keep the dogs in tip-top shape.

Saxman’s main water source freezes, officials urge conservation

(Creative Commons) City officials in Saxman are asking the community’s 400 residents to limit water use as temperatures...

Nominee for US District Court in Alaska clears Senate committee

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Kindred’s nomination Thursday.

Every dog awaiting the K300 race in Bethel gets a check-up. The vets come from all over.

Ahead of the Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race in Bethel this weekend is a bit of house-keeping. Or rather, dog-keeping. Each competing canine needs to be checked out by veterinarians to make sure that there are no health issues that could cause problems.

After months without animal control, Nome has a temporary solution for loose dogs

Even with an animal control officer, the city pound is frequently at maximum capacity.

Agency overseeing BP-Hilcorp deal will hold public hearing, denying companies’ request

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska, which is overseeing Hilcorp's purchase of BP's stake in the trans-Alaska pipeline, plans to hold a six-hour public hearing on the deal next month.