Officials are investigating the crash of a U.S. F-16 fighter jet that went down in the Pacific after taking off from a base in Japan. The pilot ejected and was rescued after six hours in the water.
This week, the famous Katmai bears got a much bigger audience via a new series of webcams that deliver the bears to your screen.
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski sees the hire of another worker in the Skagway post office as a step toward getting residents “the kind of postal service they can count on.”
The Coast Guard is relaxing certification standards for Shell’s oil spill containment barge. The company convinced regulators the Arctic Challenger should be considered a mobile unit. Among other things, that means its mooring system only needs to be able to weather a 10-year storm, as opposed to the more rigorous 100-year standard for fixed platforms.
A few more than a dozen activists gathered at the national headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency protesting Shell’s request for a waiver from the Clean Air Act.
The Juneau Housing Trust and the owners of the Gross 20th Century Theater failed to reach agreement on a plan that would have resulted in more affordable housing and a performing arts theater for the downtown.
The goal posts are up and games will soon be played on the new turf field at Adair Kennedy Park in the Mendenhall Valley.
Two major earthquakes last year raised red flags for seismically-active parts of North America. Some of the damage in Japan and New Zealand resulted from … more
Alaska’s unemployment rate rose in June, to 7.3 percent. The state Labor Department said that three-tenths of a percentage point increase from May’s 7.0 percent.