Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Darin Schilmiller, 25, promised a group of teenagers millions of dollars to record themselves killing Cynthia Hoffman.
The lawsuit follows a criminal conviction for the former prison warden, Ray Garcia, and seeks an unspecified sum of money to be determined in court.
The data on outdoor deaths comes from Anchorage Daily News stories, many of them written by ADN reporter Michelle Theriault Boots.
A new state system lets sexual assault survivors track the evidence kits used in their cases. Also, as salmon disappears from the Yukon River, a program connects families with sockeye from Bristol Bay. And Bethel residents show off their vehicles at the community's first car show, each with their own story.
Tom Paragi, a biologist with the Division of Wildlife Conservation, says other studies back up the notion that predator control can help declining populations of prey, like moose.
Alaska predator control doesn’t result in more moose harvests, according to a study of one game unit
The state disputes that, saying not enough time had passed between the predator control work and the analysis of moose harvests.
Darin Schilmiller posed online as a rich man, claiming he’d pay millions of dollars for sexually explicit photos and video of Cynthia Hoffman's murder.
Wilderness safety instructor Deb Ajango says adventurers can make thinking errors that, in some cases, make an uncomfortable situation much worse.
Anton McParland was unknown in Alaska when he managed Congresswoman Peltola's campaign, and now he's also her chief of staff. Also, as Anchorage grapples with sheltering unhoused residents, some officials point to simplifying zoning. And visions of a mysterious white raven around Kenai have the town talking.
Nearly nine of 10 Alaskans who drowned in non-occupational settings were not wearing a life jacket, according to a state report.
Alaska addiction patients were lucrative in treatment center’s scheme, insurance company’s lawsuit says
Moda claims a California addiction treatment center falsified Alaska patients’ income, in a scheme to overbill the insurer by $3.3 million.
Alaska researcher dives into the mysterious lives of octopuses in new book, ‘Many Things Under A Rock’
Dr. David Scheel's book is the culmination of many hours spent investigating octopuses underwater and in tide pools, with help from coastal Alaska's Indigenous people.
One of the women was reported missing in late May after making a 911 call.
Alaska’s spring was colder than average, while other places baked (so, yes, global warming is still a thing)
Lingering snow and cloudy days resulted in temperatures about 3.5 degrees below the statewide average from March through May.
The city gave $1.6 million to Rosalina Magaeva’s House of Transformations, despite the state having investigated her for alleged fraud.
Lukis Nighswonger, 40, taught at Iditarod Elementary School before nearly a dozen young victims came forward against him.
Anchorage Daily News reporter Iris Samuels says those bills aren't dead, though some might be harder to pass during next year's election season.
Alaska Beacon reporter James Brooks wrote about the potential impacts to Alaska from a debt default recently.
Reporter Nat Herz with the Northern Journal says efforts to craft a mandate for utilities to pursue renewable energy haven't gotten very far.