While the number of passengers to visit the state went up last year, other cruise destinations continue to attract more ships.
"Outrageously warm January to a very frigid start of February"
The National Weather Service is warning, once again, that brutally cold weather is going to be spreading across much of the nation, from the upper Midwest down to the deep South and up through the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and New England.
In the first three years of this decade, Southeast Alaska reversed a trend of anemic population growth that defined the previous 10 years for the region.
For months, Wal-Mart and state officials have gone back and forth on whether Alaska salmon should be sold in their stores.
An intense solar flare is being blamed for disrupting a NASA mission and could force airlines to reroute some flights. That's the bad news. The good news is that the flare is also expected to expand the viewing field of the aurora borealis southward, perhaps down to Colorado and Illinois.
Several new Alaska laws go into effect on January 1st , including a major change in the state's oil production tax.
About 6,500 Alaskans will see their emergency unemployment benefits come to an end on Saturday.
Environment and health officials in the U.S. say they are puzzled by China’s decision to ban shellfish harvested from Northern California to Alaska.
Alaska’s school districts spend a quarter billion dollars just on employee health care. It’s a big number that’s only expected to rise, and there isn’t one obvious solution to keeping costs down.