At the end of last year’s legislative session, Juneau found itself on the hook for more than $5 million in cost shifts from the state.
Depicting a cannon aimed over Sitka Sound at something that looks like a Tlingit fort, the seal evokes a painful past for many in the community. Now, the Sitka Assembly is getting behind a proposal to redesign it.
Juneau’s definition of “frigid” isn’t the same as Fairbanks’ or Kotzebue’s. But one thing unites many Alaskans on a crisp winter day: the burning desire to go outdoors.
A LifeMed medevac flight crashed into the water Thursday morning near Unalaska shortly after taking off from the island’s airport. No one was seriously hurt.
Community members might not be amenable to a new facility that would attract massive gas tankers to Southeast Alaska.
Only 500 feet from the shoreline, the ice thinned to just an inch and a half. Anything less than 4 inches is considered dangerous.
From the Bering Sea to the North Slope, a take-and-bake pizza shop in Anchorage is flying pizzas hundreds of miles to the farthest corners of Alaska.
Below-average temperatures in Southeast Alaska have put a freeze on an important transportation link in the region.
The Dunleavy administration commissioned the report last spring and received it in the fall. But the state wouldn’t release it until Wednesday’s Marine Transportation Advisory Board meeting.
July 2019 was the Bristol Bay region’s hottest month on record, and in some rivers, that heat was lethal.
Alaskans may remember a few years ago, when huge numbers of common murres, a type of northern seabird, were washing up dead onshore.
The National Weather Service in Juneau reported gusts of more than 100 mph in downtown Thursday morning.
Alaska fourth graders had the lowest reading scores in the country in a national assessment last year.
State regulators will fine some Alaska Native corporation shareholders over their criticism on social media. That’s because free speech is not protected when it comes to corporate elections.
Temperatures in Juneau have been well below the 24-degree average low for January. That makes it tough for the more than 200 homeless people in Juneau.
An attorney representing two Alaska Native tribes seeking federal recognition says he’s concerned a new rule would further slow the process down.
Budget cuts to Alaska’s state ferry system have made it harder for high school basketball teams to travel this season, school officials say.
The ballot initiative would raise the minimum tax and eliminate oil tax credits for Alaska’s largest legacy fields. It would also require oil companies to publicly report their revenues and costs from those fields.