Lawmakers are preparing for tomorrow's start to the legislative session. It will be the shortest one in state history at just 90 days. Plus,...

The Alaska Department of Transportation extends the comment period on state's Long Range Transportation Plan. Plus, The Alaska Gasline Port Authority asks the...

Governor Palin rejects Conoco Phillips gasline proposal. Plus, presidential candidates eye Alaska electoral votes, and Joshua Wade's lawyer calls it quits. Those stories and...

As the state's tax coffers fill up, Alaska's education system is found wanting by national analysts. Plus, southcentral Old Believers mourn their losses from...

APOC Executive Director will leave the agency later this year. Plus, the FAA clears the pilot of last summer's Ketichkan-area crash, and...

US Fish and Wildlife Service delays decision on Polar Bears. Plus, Crash investigators look at failed latch on plane, and the Joshua...

TransCanada is the only company to meet AGIA. Plus, Healy gets its first bank and a polar bear wanders up river to...

The state's LNG plant will remain open. Plus, a lease sale in the Chukchi Sea stirs debate, and Alaska turns 49 today. Those...

Oil breaks $100 a barrel. Plus, Juneau bars are now smoke free, and a making older homes more energy efficient in Fairbanks at...

Members of the Senate minority ask Senator Cowdery to resign. Plus, BP settles with the state on an old tax dispute, and a...

Fairbanks struggles with drunk drivers. Plus, voters may be asked to decide whether the state will have a new crime lab. Those...

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito chooses to recuse himself from the Exxon Valdez case. Plus, the state asks for proposals for a feasibility...

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake in the Aleutians. Plus, a herd of bison heads to Umnak island and a local chocolatier makes a name...

Presidential Candidate Ron Paul plans to open Alaska Office. Plus, a high-school philanthropist gives the gift of alternative energy. Those stories and...

The state has released the first phase of a study that looks at election security across Alaska. Plus, it may be the darkest...

The Legislative Ethics Committee is out with two rulings on lawmakers.   Plus, a fire destroys one of the largest churches in Northwest Alaska.  Those...

Governor Palin signed the state's new oil tax into law today.   Plus, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits the western Aleutian Islands, and a convicted...

A new population estimate for Cook Inlet Belugas is encouraging, but scientists aren't ready to say the species is recovering from several years of...

Anchorage skier Kikkan Randall made  skiing history this weekend with a World Cup win in Russia.  Plus, scientists document the disturbing affects of ocean...

Legislation that passed in the U.S. Senate today will help fishermen who are plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez punitive damage case.  Plus, an Alaska...