Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Winona Fletcher was 14 in 1985 when she and her then-boyfriend robbed and shot to death three Anchorage residents after breaking into the family’s home.
How did an Anchorage soup kitchen make millions on its homeless shelter contract? A reporter explains.
The money came from a generous city contract funded by federal taxpayers. And more than a year after Bean’s Cafe lost its contract to run the shelter at Sullivan Arena, the billing dispute remains unresolved.
Meteorologist Mike Ottenweller says it's been a dynamic breakup so far, after a cool April and rapid mid-May warmup.
After much debate, the state Senate passes a bill to increase school funding. Also, river breakup is underway, with ice jams causing concern over flooding. And a passenger jet gets a new paint job: an Indigenous design celebrating our connection to salmon.
Alaska Public Media's Legislative reporter Lex Treinen has been following the action — or inaction — over the budget. He said the sticking point continues to be the size of the Permanent Fund dividend.
Dr. Anne Zink is also an emergency room physician. And Zink says she and others in Alaska's ERs have already noticed an uptick with summer's arrival.
Judge Sharon Gleason threw out all 11 of Bishar Hassan's family’s claims, citing video footage of the shooting.
Anchorage Fire Chief Doug Schrage says, from his perspective, a fast-moving wildfire is the single biggest threat the city faces.
Her name is Olga Shpak, and she was recently in Alaska to talk about where the supplies are going and what she's seen as the war in Ukraine has progressed.
KCAW's Robert Woolsey has been following the lawsuit from Sitka, in the heart of the Southeast salmon troll fishing region, and says whether the king fishery will be closed this summer remains uncertain.
Alaska’s COVID-19 situation has flattened out, but what should Alaskans do if they test positive now?
Alaska's chief medical officer, Dr. Anne Zink, says that depends. COVID, Zink says, is still a part of our lives, and she's not ready to declare victory just yet.
Alaska critics oppose Northern Edge, but this Navy commander says the military exercise is much needed
Northern Edge is a massive training exercise that brings together different branches of the military for war games in the Gulf of Alaska.
Alaska governor and Anchorage mayor remain close with city library leader, despite her history of offensive remarks
The inflammatory remarks from Anchorage's deputy library director, Judy Eledge, were most recently documented in a story by the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica that included audio secretly recorded by one of Eledge's subordinates.
Former state Sen. Lora Reinbold says the airline violated her constitutional rights and caused her stress and humiliation.
There are other tax bills filed, including a different sales tax proposal, an income tax proposal and two bills to change to how oil companies are taxed.
Many, including the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, want it dead, because the opossum is an invasive species. On the other hand, it's just weird enough for some Homerites to rally around.
That’s according to a court filing related to the federal government’s seizure of cryptocurrencies from accounts the scammers allegedly used.
In one case, a man apparently brought his own alcohol on the plane, and, at one point, started smoking a cigarette.
The Office of Citizenship Assistance will help refugees overcome the employment challenges that come with resettling to a new country.
Shiveluch Volcano's eruption is not expected to create any ash deposits on the ground in Alaska, but that could change.