Former state lawyer sues over being fired, saying she couldn’t sign Dunleavy “pledge of loyalty”

Former assistant public advocate Kelly Parker filed the lawsuit in Anchorage Superior Court on October 8th, against Dunleavy, his former chief of staff Tuckerman Babcock, and the state.

Environmental group wants SEC to investigate Pebble Mine developer for insider trading

An environmental group is warning federal regulators about a series of stock trades and communication centered around the company attempting to develop the Pebble Mine.

With flights expected to resume in Unalaska, shaken crash survivors contemplate getting back on a plane

Passenger flights, which have been mostly grounded, are expected to resume this week.

Pushed by young people, AFN declares a climate emergency

The convention's final day saw a lot of attention on climate change, as well as shortcomings in public safety, and remarks by both U.S. senators.

After PenAir crash, air travel tentatively expected to resume, Unalaska port returns to normal

A barge moves PenAir's Saab 2000 airplane that crashed in Unalaska on Thursday. The damaged plane was hoisted from the crash...

Recall moves to the fore the second day of the AFN convention in Fairbanks

Groups that do not usually wade into contentious state political battles are taking a stance on recall effort.

Passenger on Unalaska flight recounts crash landing: ‘He’s not going to stop — we’re going into the water’

Patrick Lee, 57, was on the plane returning home with his wife, daughter and granddaughter Thursday night. He said the approach was bumpy, though the pilot managed to get the plane on the ground.

PenAir Plane crashes in Unalaska; one person is dead, others critically injured

One passenger has died and another has been medevaced to Anchorage for further treatment after a PenAir airplane arriving from Anchorage went off the runway at Unalaska's airport on Thursday evening.

Protest, policy critiques mark first day of Fairbanks AFN

As the year’s Alaska Federation of Natives Convention began Thursday in Fairbanks, this year’s theme — “Good Government, Alaskan Driven” — loomed large.

“I’m going to come off my high horse.” Alaska’s Republican senators inch closer compromise on dividend

Why hasn’t Alaska solved the problem of what to do about the permanent fund dividend? A long-term solution faces major political obstacles.

As recall effort looms, can Gov. Dunleavy ease tensions with Alaska Native groups?

With a recall campaign in limbo, this week's convention could preview some of Dunleavy's next steps when it comes his tense relationship with a potent Alaska Native voting bloc.

Forest Service recommends lifting Roadless Rule for the Tongass

Alaska’s congressional delegation has long pushed for the full exemption in the state — saying there needs to be more access to timber and energy opportunities in the region.

Learning Yup’ik on the go: a new language app for Bristol Bay

People learning Yup’ik now have another way to practice — a new Yup’ik language app aiming to help them develop their skills outside the classroom. The goal is to revitalize the language in Bristol Bay.

When it comes to cruise ship passengers, how much is too much? Visitor industry insiders differ.

While some Alaska communities and tour operators look to expand their foothold in the cruise industry, others voice concern about the need for serious conversations about how much is too much.

APD officer charged with assault after video recorded incident

The confrontation was uploaded to YouTube by the victim, an online activist with a record of strong anti-police sentiment. It led to an internal investigation, and the officer is on administrative leave.

A new menace for Anchorage dogs: river otters

“If I hadn't intervened," the dog's owner said. "I'm certain that they would have killed her."

LISTEN: Who will answer Mat-Su police calls? A task force has a few ideas

A rise in crime and cuts to Alaska State Troopers have pushed the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to consider new ways to provide more law enforcement in the borough.

At White House podium, Fairbanks business owner decries ‘arbitrary’ wetlands enforcement

President Trump on Wednesday turned his White House microphone over to Alaska business owner Richard Schok to highlight what he says is unfair government regulation.

Rule change would allow attorney general to represent governor in ethics complaints

The attorney general’s office says the change would simplify the process for handling complaints. But critics say the proposal could lead to the state footing the bill when top state officials commit violations.

Feds: Eagle River nurse prescribed 4 million opiates in 5 years, contributed to two overdose deaths

Federal authorities charged an Eagle River nurse practitioner and a Soldotna doctor Tuesday with illegally writing prescriptions for addictive opiate painkillers for patients who didn't need them — contributing, in the nurse practitioner's case, to the deaths of two patients, authorities said.