Gov. Mike Dunleavy promised to reduce crime and protect permanent fund dividends in his first State of the State address on Tuesday.
The vote was the latest action in a stalemate that’s preventing Alaska’s House of Representatives from beginning work this session.
More people are leaving Alaska than are moving to the state, leading to overall population decline. That's the major takeaway from data released earlier this month from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
As the federal government shutdown wears on, a major question is going unanswered: Does the National Marine Fisheries Service have a plan to open Alaska’s halibut and sablefish fisheries if the shutdown lasts?
Along with the reclamation plan approval, the state also increased the amount of money Donlin Gold will be required to put down ahead of time for the mine’s cleanup.
BP Alaska is one of the biggest oil companies in the state. To help address climate change, it's paying to keep forests standing on land managed by two Alaska Native corporations.
Matthew Failor won the Kuskokwim 300 with 11 dogs in harness, setting a new race record at 7:02 a.m. Sunday.
Congress almost passed a measure to keep sanctions on companies affiliated with Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska. Alaska's Congressional delegation voted to let the Trump administration lift them.
Alaska’s attorney general and two of the state’s congressional lawmakers are calling on a federal appeals court to uphold the Indian Child Welfare Act. A U.S. district court judge struck the law down in October.
Speaker Pro Tempore Neal Foster was able to swear in House appointee Sharon Jackson, but the legislative body still can’t form committees or start work on bills until a majority comes together.
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough's emergency services director has resigned in a fiery, accusatory letter to the borough.
President Trump highlighted the role of Fort Greely in the missile defense plan he unveiled Thursday. But what sounded like a call for a major expansion at the Interior base isn't breaking new ground.
Alaskans who received permanent fund dividends in 2016 — and who still live in the state — would receive the back payment for 2016 this year.
There are flutterings of a small movement taking wing in Alaska to change the state bird from willow ptarmigan to raven.
Even with decades of technological advances, 15 remote radars across Alaska are still the military's primary way to monitor airspace over huge swaths of the continent. But now their core mission is threatened by climate change.
Most U.S. Coast Guard operations are suspended and that’s holding up commercial boat and permit sales as well as some construction of passenger vessels.
State says it will temporarily recognize teaching license recommendations from UAA, amid accreditation loss
The state says it will recognize the UAA students who meet licensure requirements during 2019 Spring and Summer semesters.
The uncertainty in the Alaska House of Representatives became clear when Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer attempted to swear in Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s nominee to fill a vacant seat in Eagle River.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says it's slow-going, but she sees progress at the U.S. Capitol among lawmakers working to end the partial government shutdown, now in its fourth week.
At least $2.6 million in public money went to state lobbyists in 2018. That’s Alaska cities, boroughs and school districts hiring private contractors to represent them in the state capital.