Both Anchorage’s fire and police departments have been sued for racial discrimination.
While a few positive tests have been recorded in rural Alaska, infections have been mostly concentrated in more urban parts of the state.
Byron Mallott was most recently known as Alaska’s lieutenant governor, but his greatest legacy was likely shaping generations of Alaska Natives through political and corporate leadership.
Tips and pointers for those brand new gardeners hoping to use their yard or deck to help supplement their fresh vegetable supply while they are hunkering down.
Newspaper articles paint a gloomy and eerily familiar picture of Juneau during the 1918 flu pandemic: stories of schools shutting down, businesses closing and mandatory self-quarantines.
Pilot Hal Andersen finished off a nearly 30-year career with Alaska Airlines the same way he started it — flying the “milk run” through Southeast Alaska.
Mary Jane Fate was known for her advocacy for the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and her leadership of the Alaska Federation of Natives and the Fairbanks Native Association. Fate had many “firsts” at a formative time in Alaska’s history.
Bella Hammond was a commercial fisher who loved to garden and took in stray dogs. She was a private person who took on her role as the governor’s wife without airs.
A new effort by Anchorage officials is grappling with thousands of discriminatory contracts still written into deeds all over town, part of Anchorage’s checkered legacy on race.
An Alaska state representative wants the federal government to name one of its new polar icebreakers the Polar Bear, in a nod to a historic American vessel.