Alaska law requires that state and local law enforcement agencies collect DNA samples from all people charged with a crime against another person or a felony. But in a lot of cases, that hasn’t happened over the past 25 years.
Tourists are back in Talkeetna, but disruptions to the labor and housing markets have left businesses scrambling to fill positions.
Wood characterizes the labyrinth as a friend of sorts, helping him navigate through pain.
Low runs have meant no subsistence fishing for king or chum salmon on the Yukon River this summer.
Alaska Public Media’s Jeff Chen photographed the 2021 World Eskimo-Indian Olympics last week on Thursday and Friday evening in Fairbanks. Here’s a snapshot.
The Ester Community Association is opposing the plan, saying it would have broad impacts on the many Fairbanks-area residents who come to enjoy the area’s underdeveloped forestland and maze of back trails.
Chena had a number of advantages until Judge James Wickersham persuaded federal authorities to build a courthouse in Fairbanks.
More than 30 riverside communities depend on chinook and chum as a main source of protein for the winter.
A working group of legislators has been meeting to consider ways to close the gap between what the state spends and what it brings in. The group plans to hear public testimony beginning on July 29.
The Republican legislators’ concerns have been growing for years. Some members believe that there should be much deeper cuts in state spending and that dividends should be much larger.