Coast Guard’s VHF signal down for much of coastal Alaska

The outages are affecting Prince William Sound all the way down to Sitka and other Southeast communities.

Legal expert: Previous Alaska Supreme Court decisions favor Recall Dunleavy argument

A crowd in Anchorage's Cuddy Park to sign a petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy (Photo: Zachariah Hughes - Alaska Public...

Alaska militia leader Schaeffer Cox’s murder conspiracy sentence cut by 10 years

A judge has reduced Fairbanks militia leader Schaeffer Cox’s sentence after part of his conviction in a murder conspiracy was thrown out on appeal.

Recall Dunleavy group sues over rejected application

The group seeking to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy has sued over the rejection of its recall application.

Mark Begich, frustrated by rural Alaska’s exorbitant prices, is opening a grocery store in Utqiagvik

Begich said his company, Stuaqpak Inc., will offer lower prices and better products, and be more accountable to residents than the North West Company, the publicly traded Canadian corporation that ran the store previously. But Begich’s business is launching an untested model, and it will still face competition.

Pioneer Homes residents sue Dunleavy, state over sudden rate increase

The plaintiffs argue that having their rates more than double in a single month is unreasonable and made without reasonable notice. They also say that residents are faced with decisions like divorce and bankruptcy as a result of the increases.

Top Alaska elections official rejects Dunleavy recall

Recall supporters are expected to appeal the action.

Alaska Senate Republicans confirm Revak for open Senate seat

The Alaska Senate Republicans voted Saturday to confirm Rep. Josh Revak to fill a vacant Senate seat in Anchorage.

‘They carve to have a place to sleep.’ He’s made a place for struggling ivory carvers in Anchorage

A former inmate is transforming a downtown gallery and workshop into a nonprofit geared toward giving opportunities to artists with few options.

The Trump administration wanted an Arctic Refuge lease sale this year. Now it’s out of time.

Two procedural steps are still required before the sale can happen, and each comes with a 30-day waiting period, said Brook Brisson, an attorney for Trustees for Alaska, the Anchorage-based environmental law firm that works with organizations fighting to stop drilling.

Alaska congressman explains why he voted ‘no’ on new rules for Trump impeachment probe

Alaska Rep. Don Young says the newly adopted rules don't give the Republican minority enough authority in the process.

Nestled in massive utility sale, $15M for substance abuse treatment

After hearing feedback and concerns from regulators, a refined version of the ML&P sale came before the Assembly for approval.

Trump takes to Twitter to back Dunleavy amid recall effort

The Recall Dunleavy chair says the president should stay out of state politics.

Alaska’s top environmental watchdog on climate change: ‘it’s not an emergency’

Alaska Commissioner of Environmental Conservation Jason Brune stands in his downtown Anchorage office last week. He says the state is addressing...

Premera promises $5.7M to rural Alaska health care programs

The health insurance company wants to invest in upgrades to rural health care and wellness, and plans on expanding training programs for nursing, along with other initiatives.

Murkowski is one of the only Senate Republicans who didn’t back the anti-impeachment resolution. Here’s why.

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski says the Senate shouldn't tell the House what to do.

With regular flights still suspended, Unalaska considers emergency declaration after crash

Unalaska is still recovering following a fatal plane crash on the island this month. But now the busy winter fishing season is approaching, and the community is trying to head off negative impacts to its economy, as well as ensure its safe and daily flight service.

Chukchi Sea ice coverage reaches record low

With a poor start for ice forming in northern Alaska waters this season, the latest climate forecasts predict sea ice may not reach Western Alaska until December.

Sullivan joins measure knocking House for impeachment inquiry

Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan said the House's current impeachment inquiry is more partisan than the process faced by presidents Clinton or Nixon.

Whalers in Utqiaġvik can’t remember hunting this late without landing a bowhead

Some residents say this is unprecedented for the whale-dependent village that last fall captured nearly 20. Also unprecedented are this year’s temperatures: It was the warmest May through September on record in Utqiagvik.