Alaska state Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, attended the meeting and said he will submit legislation that would add an LGBTQ category to the state’s existing hate crime statute.
Almost all of the children who attend Angoon’s K-12 school receive federally subsidized, low-cost or free school breakfasts or lunches. The supplies for those meals normally arrive in town aboard a state ferry.
“Operation Santa” is a tradition that dates back to 1956. Each year, the National Guard flies to small, remote Alaskan communities off the road system, bringing presents, ice cream and Santa.
Hundreds turned out for the annual Christmas gathering at the Governor’s Mansion.
A new cabin at the city-owned Eaglecrest Ski Area opened for bookings last week. It’s not the only project aimed at increasing the number of options available to weekend adventurers.
Following a season of drought, the Southeast Alaska community of Metlakatla is navigating a different relationship with water, like a number of other places in the region.
Bethel dog groomer Raeann Grantham says she’s used to working 80 hours a week and only sleeping a few hours every night. But as long as she gets to work with dogs, she’s happy.
Huna Totem Corp. brought a Las Vegas rock and roll show to Juneau last month, and Alaska left quite an impression on one of the performers.
Sea otters are rapidly recolonizing Southeast Alaska. But that wildlife success story breeds challenges as they compete with commercial fishermen.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society helped run the shelter when it was downtown. It has now taken over operation at its facility near the Nugget Mall.