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The rituals of caring for the remains of service members are carried out with special grace by the staff at Dover Air Force Base. “We believe in what we’re doing here,” says one. “We love them.”
Lawmakers have until June 1 to pass a budget before layoff notices are sent to state employees, and until July 1 before Alaska experiences a partial government shutdown.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration cited the company last fall for violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act.
Six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers died in a helicopter crash while delivering earthquake relief supplies. NPR’s Scott Simon reflects on the kind of people who risk their lives for strangers.
A Tooksook Bay teenager who became a singing sensation on Facebook performed for ambassadors and Arctic VIPs at the State Department in Washington D.C. last week.
The state says the nursing home had plenty of prior warning that it needed to improve.
The House Finance committee allotted three hours for input on the state operating budget, and more than 80 people spoke.
The selection of Clear helps solidify Alaska’s role as host to the ground-based mid-course missile defense system, designed primarily to shoot down warheads from North Korea.
In a gorgeous warm May this year, we have not yet sniffed the bitter scent of flaming spruce. When we do, many of us will think back to a year that still haunts us.
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The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Taku suffered a mechanical problem Sunday during the annual Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival in Haines.
Culverts are being installed on the north end of the highway to allow flood waters to flow back into the main channel of the Sag River.
Unseasonably warm and dry temperatures coupled with grasses that remain brown from lack of moisture are making spring fire danger high.
He caught the fish around 9 p.m. and says three more salmon were caught by fishermen shortly after that.
State hunting regulations require hunters to salvage meat from bears killed between January and May.
A popular webcam showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beach is once again streaming on the Internet.
Water levels vary along the 80-mile closure, but state transportation officials say about 2-feet of water is over the road at some parts.
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The Nobel Prize winner who struggled with schizophrenia and was portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 film, died with his wife in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials say. He was 86.
Physicist Erwin Schrödinger is best known for his cat thought experiment and his wave equation. But he published many other works that deserve recognition, says guest blogger and author Paul Halpern.
Both sides in the debate conceded that the referendum to enshrine marriage equality in the Irish constitution has succeeded.
In every state except for Rhode Island, the number of housing units increased between 2010 to 2014.