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Shaktoolik “takes own fate” to protect community, buy time from relocation

Shaktoolik “takes own fate” to protect community, buy time from relocationThe people of Shaktoolik are taking matters into their own hands and building a coastal berm to protect their community from erosion.

VA official: Recruitment a challenge in Alaska

VA official: Recruitment a challenge in AlaskaThe chief of staff for the Alaska Veterans Affairs Health Care System says recruitment of doctors and nurses is one of the biggest challenges it faces.

Juneau’s Fourth of July parade route

Juneau’s Fourth of July parade routeJuneau’s Independence Day parade starts at 11 a.m. Friday

UAF releases plan for budget cuts

UAF releases plan for budget cutsThe University of Alaska Fairbanks has released a list of budget cuts to be implemented during the new fiscal year. The reductions affect a wide range of programs and services.

Avista buys AELP for $170 million

Avista buys AELP for $170 millionJuneau's Alaska Electric Light and Power has merged with Spokane-based Avista Corp.

Veteran bikes 5,800 miles to honor fallen military, ends in Juneau

Veteran bikes 5,800 miles to honor fallen military, ends in JuneauFor 120 days, Tom von Kaenel rode his bike solo from Key West, Florida, to Juneau, Alaska.

Iditarod registration opening draws 60 mushers

Iditarod registration opening draws 60 mushersOrganizers of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race say 60 mushers have signed up for the 2015 race so far.

Begich, Young split on birth control ruling

Begich, Young split on birth control rulingSen. Mark Begich says he disagrees with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that found that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

ANTHC wins $153 million settlement

$153 million is the huge new settlement for back contract support costs due the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium from the Indian Health Service.

Y-K Delta residents struggle to put up fish

Y-K Delta residents struggle to put up fishFishing restrictions this year have hit many families hard.