ConocoPhillips pipe rupture leads to spill

Emergency clean-up crews are on the North Slope this evening after more than 4,200 gallons of fuel and water leaked out of a pipeline...

Randall first U.S. woman to win World Cup

Anchorage skier Kikkan Randall made history this weekend as the first American woman to win a World Cup event. Annie Feidt, APRN - Anchorage

Ocean acidity study spells trouble for sea life

Corrosive waters will effect ocean creatures that make shells such as crabs, clams and shrimp.  High acidity also affects the food critical to first...

Three die in Ketchikan kitchen fire

3 children are dead and another flown to Seattle after a fire in Ketchikan over the weekend. Deanna Garrison, KRBD - Ketchikan

New law helps Exxon Valdez spill plaintiffs

The U.S. Senate today passed tax legislation that is designed to help fishermen who are plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez punitive damage case  currently...

Pilot retirement age increased by government

Pilots can stay on the job 5 more years under a new federal law. Yesterday, President George Bush signed a bill raising the mandatory...

Study shows sea lice killing wild salmon

Fish farms are wiping out wild salmon runs in British Columbia.  The culprit is a parasite known as sea lice. Steve Heimel, APRN - Anchorage

Senate passes key energy bill

The U.S. Senate passed energy legislation today that will require passenger vehicles to reach an average fuel efficiency of 35 miles per gallon by...

Alaska statehood pioneer dies

Thomas Stewart was secretary of the Alaska Constitutional Convention.  He passed away last night at a Juneau hospital from complications of pneumonia. Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO...

Senate to vote on energy bill

The U.S. Senate is expected to take a procedural vote tomorrow to see if an energy bill focused on renewable sources and conservation can...

Ice loss dramatically affecting walrus population

Biologists are getting a clearer picture of how walrus responded to the early and rapid ice retreat in the Chukchi Sea last summer. Annie Feidt,...

Plan would return sea birds to infested island

The federal government released a plan today to exterminate rats from Rat Island, on the Aleutian chain. Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge website Lori Townsend, APRN...

Anchorage wolf pack targeting dogs

It looks like Fairbanks isn't the only city in the state dealing with a rash of pet dogs being attacked and killed by packs...

Move made to offset shrinking pollock quota

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has voted to nearly double the size of the Bering Sea yellowfin sole fishery for 2008. Charles Homans, KIAL...

NASA study sheds new light on auroras

Scientists are now one step closer to understanding the inner workings of the northern lights. Lori Townsend, APRN - Anchorage

Still no takers for Mat Maid

The state is still trying to find a buyer for Matanuska Maid Dairy. Friday's bid deadline came and went without a single offer. Ellen...

Search called off for missing Medevac chopper

Rescuers have called off the search for a Medevac helicopter that went missing a week ago with four people on board. Annie Feidt, APRN -...

Palin calls for 4% increase in state budget

Governor Sarah Palin introduced her state spending plan today for the legislature to consider during next year’s session. Annie Feidt, APRN - Anchorage

Wolf attacks creating stir in Fairbanks

The Department of Fish and Game held a public meeting in Fairbanks last night to share information on recent wolf attacks east of town...

Supreme Court rejects Hale property case

The Hale family, formerly known as the Pilgrims, have come to the end of the road in a fight with the National Park Service...