Ask a Climatologist: Where’s winter?

With little snowfall, temperatures above normal and little to no sea ice formed on Alaska's northern coasts, University of Alaska Fairbanks climatologist Brian Brettschneider says we might as well put the word "winter" in quotes this year.

Alaska Airlines cancels Unalaska reservations through May 2020; existing tickets to be rebooked with Ravn

The decision follows a fatal plane crash in Unalaska on Oct. 17 and a roughly month-long suspension of regular air service,

Feds approve renaming Saginaw Bay over ‘Kake War’ connections

The U.S. Board on Geographic Names has approved changing the name of a bay in Southeast Alaska following a petition from tribal leaders complaining of its association with military aggression.

Bethel’s only dog groomer is overwhelmed with four-legged clients

Bethel Dog Groomer Raeann Grantham holds KoKo giving her a quick trim. For the first time in a...

In Fairbanks, a new subsidy program will pay residents to replace oil burners with natural gas or propane

The money — leftover from a court settlement of unpaid property taxes from the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System — had been set aside since 2014 as a line of credit for the Interior Gas Utility.
Above: Desirae Morgan and her cousin Tamara Stern-Morgan spend summers with their grandparents in the nearly abandoned mining town of Red Devil, Alaska. They would like to stay in Red Devil year-round but the school closed in 2009 after enrollment fell below state requirements. Desirae is legally adopted by her grandparents and has to leave them every Fall to attend school in the upriver village of Sleetmute where she lives with her math teacher. (Video by Katie Basile)

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