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Alaska to get more than $1.4 million

The largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history means more than $1.4 million for Alaska.

Parnell plans state food stockpiles, just in case

Alaska is known for pioneering, self-reliant residents who are accustomed to remote locations and harsh weather. Despite that, Gov. Sean Parnell worries a major earthquake or volcanic eruption could leave the state's 720,000 residents stranded and cut off from food and supply lines.

Planning commission greenlights cellphone tower on Montana Creek Road

Planning commission greenlights cellphone tower on Montana Creek RoadGCI representative Wayne Haerer said the site will enhance the signal strength for voice, digital data and text to the Mendenhall Valley, where the signal is inadequate.

Initiative to re-establish coastal management program fails

Alaska voters have voted against a proposal to re-establish coastal management program.

Sen. Begich to introduce legislation creating Arctic Port Authority

The state of Alaska is working with the US Army Corps of Engineers to locate a site for a deep water port.

Southeast primary results: 10 candidates, 5 races

Wrangell Representative Peggy Wilson knocked out two Ketchikan opponents to win the Republican nomination for the new House District 33.

Statoil makes plans for drilling in Chukchi Sea

Statoil is inching closer to exploratory drilling in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea. The only question is: When?

Juneau Afternoon 8/29/12

Today at 3 on KTOO-FM, Jeff Brown hosts.

We’ll find out about Saturday’s Fourth & Gold Spectacular;

Lance Twitchell will be here to highlight … more

Telling Tales 8/28/12

Tuesday’s story is:
“Mrs. Spring Fragrance” by Edith Maude Eaton
Mrs. Spring Fra¬grance, the 1912 story collection from which the title story is included … more

Alaska Primary 2012

Alaska Primary 2012Today is primary election day statewide. Polls open at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 8 o’clock tonight.