The agency said it largely agreed with a report from Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration that reviewed the agency.
Ash eruption at Shishaldin Volcano in the Aleutian Islands has intensified, sending an ash cloud 27,000 feet in the air.
After more than a decade on the Alaska Supreme Court, Justice Craig Stowers is stepping down. The Alaska Judicial Council will take applications for his replacement through Feb. 14.
Sen. Dan Sullivan says President Donald Trump’s order was justified. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says the attack “eliminated one of the greatest threats to peace in the region.”
The National Weather Service says as much as 9 inches of snow is expected through Monday night, and temperatures may dip into the single digits later this week.
Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, says that both Gov. Mike Dunleavy and President Donald Trump should ensure the REAL ID mandate is implemented properly, so as not to infringe upon Alaskans’ rights to travel.
A GoFundMe account has been set up for the Haines families of Zane Durr and Matthew Green, who both died in an avalanche on Dec. 30.
Several ballot initiatives and village public safety are among the issues likely to draw attention ahead of the upcoming legislative session.
The Alaska Department of Law says the Native Village of Eklutna’s proposed casino would compete with state-licensed charitable gaming.
There are eight candidates seeking five at-large seats on the federally recognized tribe’s governing council.
Initially, Alaska State Troopers wrote in a court filing that a woman had used a trooper’s cellphone to threaten to burn down her ex-boyfriend’s house. But troopers say that was a mistake.
The U.S. Coast Guard says a seaman will face a court martial on murder and other charges in the death of a fellow seaman.
For many Alaskans, the only phone they have is a cellphone. But 911 systems sometimes struggle with emergency calls from mobile phones.
Rescuers on scene said the elements were against them: 40 mph winds, well-below-freezing temperatures, and high seas as they searched for the boat and crew.
As Alaska’s fast-warming climate starts to disrupt typical seasonal patterns, residents of the state’s largest city are being forced to renegotiate their relationship with winters that now seem defined by ice as much as snow.
By using heat-sensing cameras to detect dens, and accepting strict limits on when to survey, impacts could be dramatically reduced.
The stories that made our list include the city resolving its tax fight with the cruise industry, extraordinary weather, efforts at moving the Legislature out of the capital city, and the ongoing budget squeeze.