A week after fatal police shooting in Juneau, suspicions and questions about what happened

Some are questioning why the man who was killed provoked police, and others are asking whether it was necessary to use lethal force.

Trump administration eases protection of wetlands

The new rule redefines which waters are covered by the federal Clean Water Act.

Musher Brent Sass wins 1,000-mile Yukon Quest

The athletic 40-year-old said he spent most of the last stretch of the race pushing and kicking with all his might.

Citing ‘escalation of violence,’ Noorvik pleads with local, state officials for law enforcement

Residents of the Northwest Arctic village of Noorvik, where there is no village public safety officer, say their town is feeling increasingly unsafe. Describing a “dangerous escalation of violence,” villagers have drafted a letter to local, state and federal officials asking for permanent law enforcement.

Iditarod mushers will still cross the finish line in Nome, but the city has canceled its race-related festivities

The City of Nome will not be hosting any race-related festivities due to concerns about the coronavirus.

At Alaska Airlines, flight reductions coming as COVID-19 causes passengers to rebook or cancel

Like other airlines, Alaska Airlines continues to grapple with passengers rebooking or canceling flights due to the widening coronavirus pandemic, including reducing its overall number of flights in April and May.

Resident of 90-bed Fairbanks center for seniors and rehab tests positive for COVID-19

Foundation Health Partners, which operates the 90-bed Denali Center, said it believes the resident caught the disease from a staff member who also tested positive. After learning of the resident's positive test Friday and consulting with state epidemiologists, the center tested every resident and staff member for COVID-19.

PHOTOS: A quiet Anchorage in the time of social distancing

Parks are cordoned off, essential workers wear personal protective gear, and the streets are quiet as Anchorage adjusts to the recent social distancing and hunker down orders due to the coronavirus.

Mayor outlines plans for re-opening Anchorage businesses this Monday

The move represents a shift in the city's plan to go from a "hunkering down" phase to an "easing" period on the road toward recovery.

Restaurant closures create uncertainty in the market for premium Copper River salmon

Restaurants may not be reliable buyers this year, as owners grapple with reduced business amid the coronavirus pandemic.

6 tips from Alaska medical experts about minimizing your risk as the state reopens

The coronavirus is like a bear in the woods. Seriously, says a doctor at UAA, you’ve got to be prepared.

With uncertainty about how school will look in the fall, Anchorage parents turn to home school

Some parents are concerned about health, others are looking for educational certainty.

Action on Palmer police chief’s protest-inducing statements still pending

Two weeks, one protest and one city council meeting later, and the city of Palmer has made no decision yet on how to handle statements by its police chief calling the Black Lives Matter movement a "hate group" and questioning the honesty of sexual assault victims.

Alaska Native vets from the Vietnam War era may lay claim to 160 acres

The Bureau of Land Management is trying to reach some 2,200 Alaska Native veterans to let them know they can lay claim to 160 acres apiece.

Sullivan disparages NYT report that Russia paid Taliban bounties to kill Americans

Sen. Sullivan casts doubt on a New York Times report that Russia paid the Taliban to kill American troops.

With pushback from both sides, Wasilla High looks to re-work Native American warrior logo

The logo was redesigned just a few years ago, but the issue has now taken on a political tone.

No more prison time for Anchorage man who shot mom and sister as a juvenile

Now that he is 20 -- the age limit for juvenile custody -- and the case against him has been resolved in court, Corbin Duke walked out of the Anchorage courtroom with no additional jail time or conditions of release, after about four years at a juvenile detention facility.

Juneau processor sanitized, screened, quarantined but COVID-19 still got in

Health officials who investigated the case say it resulted from community spread — not from inside the plant.
A barge filled with containers departs from the Alaska Marine Lines dock in downtown Juneau.

COVID-19 hasn’t interrupted Alaska’s resupply lifeline from Pacific NW, and woe if it does

Alaskans depend on a marine cargo lifeline from the Pacific Northwest for the majority of their goods. What happens if that stops?

Group Calls Out Congressman Young for Ties to Militia Leader

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks Congressman Don Young is being called out for ties to Schaefer Cox.  Young attended a 2nd Amendment Task...