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Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as “Right to Mush” state

Gov. Parnell endorses Alaska as “Right to Mush” stateThe resolution was created after mushers across the state began reporting harassment like obstructed trails, traps set on trails, and lawsuits threatening kennel operations.

Body of Wilderness Classic racer recovered from Tana River

Body of Wilderness Classic racer recovered from Tana RiverRob Kehrer was found dead while competing in the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic over the weekend in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

Kooch’eit’aa: Teaching the Tlingit language through basketball

Kooch’eit’aa: Teaching the Tlingit language through basketballEarlier this year, Alaska became the second state after Hawaii to recognize indigenous languages as official state languages

Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014

Yukon Quest purse in 2015 up from 2014The winnings in the 2015 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race will be increased by more than $12,000 from the purse in this year's race.

Inaugural Beringia Arctic Games brings indigenous people together in Russia

Inaugural Beringia Arctic Games brings indigenous people together in RussiaNative people from Arctic nations joined Russia’s Chukchi and Inuit peoples for the first ever Beringia Arctic Games.

Women crush record in soggy Sitka ’14 Alpine Adventure Run

Women crush record in soggy Sitka ’14 Alpine Adventure RunOn a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run.

Assembly to discuss empowered board for Juneau swimming pools

Assembly to discuss empowered board for Juneau swimming poolsThe Juneau Assembly on Monday will take up an ordinance to create one board to run both city-owned swimming pools.

Skiing on Eagle Glacier connects Alaska to the world

Skiing on Eagle Glacier connects Alaska to the worldAbout two dozen women take advantage of the summertime snow during a week-long training camp.

Big rule change comes to the Yukon Quest

Big rule change comes to the Yukon QuestThe Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race will have a new set of rules in 2015.

Holly Brooks reclaims Mount Marathon title

Holly Brooks reclaims Mount Marathon titleOlympic skier Holly Brooks has reclaimed her title as winner of the women’s Mountain Marathon race.