Featured News | See more
Bears are coming out of hibernation, and it’s time to take action before they become problems in the neighborhood.
Around 400 bowls have been made for The Glory Hole’s Empty Bowls event on Sunday. It’s the ninth time the emergency shelter and soup kitchen has held the fundraiser.
John Binkley, president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska, says 2015 should be strong year for tourism in the state. But he says challenges may lie ahead.
Bethel is weighing a decision on the first liquor store in decades. In the shadow of the debate is a powerful and elaborate bootlegging economy.
The Sitka Sentinel celebrated its 75th anniversary last year without much fanfare.
As If! The Alaska State Improv Festival is back in Juneau this weekend for its third year. Two performers from Improv Boston talk about fear and how it influences their comedy.
“I think our concern is when you say “much” you’re talking about 18 percent of placer mines, and two out of six large-scale mines,” said mining industry representative.
If you’re a teenager in Anchorage struggling with homelessness, hunger, or addiction there are few places to turn. One of the few organizations in Anchorage helping at-risk teens on their own terms is hidden in plain sight in one of the city’s busiest buildings.
How youth who are part of and outside of the juvenile justice system are getting help for substance abuse? One option is inpatient programs like the Adolescent Residential Center for Help in Eagle River.
Recent News | See More
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough today appealed an earlier motion that would allow the AASB, ACSA and ASA to join the ongoing education funding lawsuit as friends of the court in support of the State of Alaska.
The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would authorize financing for a gas project to serve Interior Alaska.
A bill that would pause the state’s obligation to reimburse school construction debt payments will become law without Gov. Bill Walker’s signature.
Gov. Bill Walker has declared a state disaster in response to a fire that crippled water service in the village of Alatna
Ketchikan local government officials are pushing for an island-wide tobacco tax which would include e-cigarettes.
The University of Alaska’s president has approved a plan to furlough 167 administrative personnel to cut costs.
House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a state operating budget, and proposed a way to fund government through the end of this fiscal year without potentially having to draw from the constitutional budget reserve fund.
News from NPR | See more
At least 17 people are reported dead on the mountain after a massive quake-triggered avalanche swept through base camp on the south side on Saturday.
Even with the arrests, police said Saturday’s protest over Gray — a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody after receiving a fatal spinal cord injury — was “mostly peaceful.”
The magnitude-7.8 temblor hit north of the capital Kathmandu, toppling buildings in the capital. Dozens were also killed in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh.
People were gathering for what organizers say will be the largest demonstration to date in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest.