Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks
Three dogs were killed in the crash on the Denali Highway east of Cantwell.
Brent Sass credits his lead dogs and a lighter sled for his sixth Quest win Monday, as his team sets its sights on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Troopers say both a pickup truck and the tractor-trailer it struck caught fire after the crash Saturday afternoon, near Mile 183 of the highway.
Troopers said the vehicle was discovered late Wednesday night, but extreme weather conditions delayed recovery of the bodies until Friday.
Chief Ron Dupee says investigators have been interviewing officers and reviewing body-camera footage after Timothy McArdle Jr.'s death Thursday.
Troopers say the Minnesota man was doing testing for the manufacturer Monday when he hit a team of dogs owned by musher Jim Lanier.
Mike Parker, who was driving the struck team, called the death of longtime Iditarod musher Jim Lanier's dogs "an unspeakable tragedy."
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced final action on a state plan to improve wintertime air quality in Fairbanks and North Pole.
Tax advocates said the increase, approved Monday, leaves Fairbanks below Alaska's average local tobacco tax rate of 39%.
UAF's Peter Westley says the fish have long been occasionally observed and caught in Arctic Ocean waters, but their numbers appear to be increasing.
The two soldiers who died were among 17 in a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle that crashed Monday amid the region's first snowfall.
The Yukon Quest Alaska executive director says she hopes the organization will make up with Canada one day and hold a longer race.
Jonas Bare said "by simple bad choices" he and Cynthia Hovsepian's three-hour hike turned into eight days of trying to survive in the woods near Fairbanks.
Jadakis Perry, 21, died at the scene of Friday's crash near Mile 314 of the Parks Highway according to Alaska State Troopers.
The Pogo Mine Road Fire covered 25,000 acres as of Monday night. The Delta Fire has burned over 20,000 acres of state and military lands.
Forty people are now fighting the Lost Horse Creek Fire near the Elliott Highway, with parts of the Haystack neighborhood asked to evacuate.