Half a century in the making, the book examines the historical impact of salmon canneries and how they built the economic foundation of Southeast Alaska.
Gravestones of many Juneau veterans were marked with U.S. flags and flowers for a Memorial Day observance on May 27, 2019.
Alaska lawmakers are considering expanding a state park to include historic graves of Unangax̂ people who died in a World War II internment camp.
A group of Alaskans traveled to Washington, D.C., to ask lawmakers to renew the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund. Congress allowed the law to expire last year.
Vic Fischer spoke to the House State Affairs Committee Tuesday, two days after his 95th birthday. He contrasted the state constitution’s language with the proposed amendments.
As a child, Alice Fitka was punished for speaking her Yup’ik language in school. Since then, she’s spent decades teaching it in the Western Alaska village of Tuntutuliak.
Kachemak Bay was once abundant with crab, shrimp and other shellfish species. But by the early 1990s, populations hit rock bottom. A scientist and a college student are hoping to find out what happened.
The Legislature adopted a citation recognizing the contributions of Tlingit code talkers during World War II. During floor sessions, lawmakers spoke about the outsized role Alaska Natives have played in the military.
On remote St. Paul Island, federal rules have restricted subsistence hunting for years, forcing residents to buy expensive groceries. New rules could take effect soon, but opponents worry about a declining local seal population.
Jack Coghill, a former state lawmaker and pivotal figure in Alaska history, died Wednesday morning at the age of 93.