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Solutions sought to ease conflicts over Southeast Alaska’s rising sea otter populations

Sea otters are rapidly recolonizing Southeast Alaska, breeding challenges for commercial fishermen in the region.
Hooper Bay. (Photo via Travis S./Flickr)

New domestic violence shelter coming to Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

The project, expected to open in January 2020, will shelter up to 12 women from Hooper Bay and the surrounding region.

How to keep teens safer? This Anchorage group says the solution starts with Friday nights.

Research illustrates the powerful positive impact regular extracurricular activities can have on teens' well-being.

‘They carve to have a place to sleep.’ He’s made a place for struggling ivory carvers in Anchorage

A former inmate is transforming a downtown gallery and workshop into a nonprofit geared toward giving opportunities to artists with few options.

New judicial order gives northern Alaska tribes more say in criminal sentencing

Northern Alaska Native tribes will have more input in criminal sentencing in their communities, after a judicial order announced at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention Friday in Fairbanks