Claire Stremple, KTOO - Juneau
Helping Hands is a nonprofit that’s been around for almost four decades. But now it doesn’t have enough cash — or volunteers — to stay open.
A partnership between federal scientists and St. Paul Island tribes might guide Alaska’s marine mammals – and those who depend on them – through climate shifts.
Alaska-trained nurses who intend to work in the state, already filling health roles in Bethel, could help address the state's dire need for nurses.
Bethel students will learn results Monday of their votes on a sign that will mark a local playground — part of a city-wide effort to raise community-minded citizens.
Juneau's Glory Hall homeless shelter is bracing for an influx of people from the Mill Campground for the homeless, which closed for the season Saturday.
As a community, Juneau hasn’t made a plan for how the local government should be involved after a landslide destroys a home or a neighborhood.
Sitka, Yakutat, Gustavus, Hoonah, Juneau, Haines and Skagway all fall in a flood watch zone starting Wednesday, which may see 5 inches of rain and 50-mph winds.
Half of the people whose first language is Kodiak Alutiiq have died over the last few years. But that’s not stopping new speakers from learning Alutiiq and passing along a distinct culture and worldview to the next generations.
At the S’unaq Tribe’s language house, everything is a lesson — catching up on gossip, making a grocery list or washing the dishes.
The New York Times reporter Sharon LaFraniere, who traveled to Alaska to cover data shortfalls during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the state's problems weren’t unusual.
And scientists say it may support the theory that the Pacific coast was first settled by people traveling along the shoreline, living off the sea.
A Juneau woman was found dead on a popular Mendenhall Valley trail on Wednesday. Police are investigating Faith Rogers’ death as a homicide.
Alaska has been first or second among U.S. states in rates of women killed by men for a decade, according to the nonprofit Violence Policy Center.
People in Shaktoolik are back in their homes after many evacuated to the school when the remnants of Typhoon Merbok hit Western Alaska over the weekend. But the storm washed away the berm that protects the village...
Former top-level employee at Juneau hospital charged with making fraudulent travel claims and online purchases
Court documents detail two felonies: the first involving more than $25,000 in travel-related reimbursements, the second for more than $25,000 in Amazon purchases.
Huna Totem plans to work with Juneau-based Goldbelt and other Alaska Native corporations to complete the project.
Skagway’s mayor says the city needs to do something about the slides so it can get back to the full load of cruise ships its economy depends on. And that needs to happen fast.
COVID-positive travelers say Holland America helped them book travel on a state ferry and then an Alaska Airlines flight out of Juneau one day after their positive tests.
Park scientist Scott Gende said the Ocean Rangers were essential to the park’s tourism structure.
Village public safety officers get opioid response training in Juneau as statewide overdose rates climb
Alaska has the fastest rising opioid overdose rate in the nation. More than 200 Alaskans died from overdoses in the last year.