Alaska climate change may require $3 to $6 billion in public infrastructure by 2030

The University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) released a report today that for the first time calculates the future...

Lake Minchumina residents petition USPS to maintain postal services

Residents of Lake Minchumina, in the Interior, are trying to convince the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) not to pull out of the community. On...

Caribou Hills fire continues, but containment gaining ground

The federal government will pick up some of the cost for fighting the fires on the Kenai Peninsula. Meanwhile, cooler, wetter weather on the...

Alaska House passes bill for 'Alaska Senior Benefits'

The state House today passed a bill that funds the newly-named Alaska Senior Benefits payment program. An amendment passed to the bill that increased...

Supreme Court: No more 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus'

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Juneau School District in the "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner case. In a 5-4...

First Legislature corruption trial reaches jury selection phase

Jury selection began today in the federal trial of former Anchorage state Representative Tom Anderson -- the first case to come to trial in...

Sealaska ownership extended to descendants of original shareholders

Sealaska shareholders have voted to open the corporate doors to their descendants, potentially adding some 5,000 new shareholders. Ballots counted at Saturday's annual meeting...

Alaska Native Corporations speak out on proposed 8(a) contracting limits

Federal contracts to Alaska Native corporations are now worth more than $1 billion per year. The Small Business Fairness in Contracting Act passed the...

Susitna River fire grows, but moves away from area homes

Weather is beginning to cooperate with firefighters in the Mat-Su Borough. One home has been destroyed so far, but 40 more homes that had...

Caribou Hills fire on Kenai peninsula rapidly grows past 50,000 acres

Several homes in the Ninilchik 40 subdivision burned down Thursday night as the growing fire threatens more homes and cabins on the Kenai peninsula....