The memorial gift from the Emma G. Widmark Estate was given in the name of her father, Dr. Alfred E. Widmark. It will be used to permanently endow the University of Alaska Southeast Alaska Native and Rural Student Center support fund.
The U.S. Department of Interior announced this morning it is allowing Shell Oil to proceed with its drilling operations in the Chuckchi Sea.
Seismologists say a cluster of earthquakes has been detected at a remote volcano in Alaska’s western Aleutian Islands.
Early data indicate at least 2,170 students from the high school graduating class of 2012 qualified for a state-funded merit scholarship.
The Juneau School District is holding its annual School Summit Thursday evening. Billed as a report card to the public, school administrators will explain the school district vision, the strategic plan, academic progress as well as indicators of success.
The Homer City Council on Monday passed a ban on plastic shopping bags, citing harmful effects on the land and marine environments.
With three Arkansas teens sentenced for the death of Kevin Thornton of Juneau , Malvern reporter Steve Good and KTOO’s Rosemarie Alexander bring this sad story to a conclusion in Court Watch.
Despite the failure of Ballot Measure Two, Alaska could still reestablish its Coastal Management Program.
A court-martial is being held for a Coast Guard fireman charged with sexually assaulting a fellow Coast Guard petty officer.
The largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history means more than $1.4 million for Alaska.