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British Columbia’s top mining official says Alaska will soon have more input into the transboundary mine permitting process. That news came after a meeting with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.
The bill officially names the new State Libraries, Archives and Museum Building after Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff and a reading room after former Rep. Richard Foster from Nome.
Allen Marine hasn’t brought tourists to the Taku Glacier in 20 years, but that will soon change.
Federal and state funding isn’t keeping up with the need, and the situation is likely to get worse due to climate change.
It takes a year to curate all of the work that goes into the University of Alaska Southeast literary journal Tidal Echoes. The cover of the latest edition features the artwork of Juneau artist Fumi Matsumoto.
The Skagway News has new owners. As founding publisher and editor Jeff Brady announced in his last issue new owners take over the 900-circulation paper this month. The editorial team stays the same, but the Whitehorse-based owners plan changes to the 37-year-old newspaper’s look and online reach.
What if you didn’t have piped water and sewer, and the government wasn’t picking up the tab to get you some? How would you find a low-cost system that you could keep running through the winter?
Scientists suspect mass of warm water in Pacific may have influenced weather and attracted unusual marine species.
Juneau police are investigating a threatening phone call that sent a local elementary school into lockdown mode.
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Commercial drones were prohibited under federal law until reforms were passed in 2012.
This is the second year commission members have asked the public to help. City Clerk Danyielle Snider said a significant number of graves are unknown at the cemetery.
The park says the road will be open to mile 30 to private vehicles through May 19. The first 15 miles of the road will remain open to private vehicle travel throughout the summer season.
The ordinance calls for ballots to be mailed to voters two weeks before Election Day. Voters could mail them back or deposit them in places designated by the borough clerk.
Hundreds of climbers are expected to attempt North America’s tallest peak this season, and National Park Service rangers are ready to live on the mountain for the next three months to help with rescues.
Shell has been hoping to base its fleet at the port’s Terminal 5. Environmentalists have already sued over the plan, saying the port broke state law in February when it signed a two-year lease with Foss Maritime, which is working with Shell.
Federal staff will again manage king salmon on the lower Kuskokwim River after requests from tribes.
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What comes from such tragic events are crucial lessons about policing for other cities. Mainly, they’ve taught officials the importance of keeping the public informed and good community relationships.
After the earthquake struck, they began using social media to find out the extent of the damage, who needs help — even where aid groups are setting up shop.
One Pittsburgh middle school teacher is giving his black students a valuable education in social studies — and life.
Loretta Lynch also met with police, local officials, members of Congress and community groups.