Francisco Martínezcuello, KYUK - Bethel
Troopers say Kyle V. White, 36, was intoxicated and being held at a tribal jail Tuesday when he used a lighter to ignite his mattress.
Bethel police say a new examination of Nikki Taylor's death two years ago found more than a dozen "points of contention" with initial findings.
The Bethel branch workers' withdrawal of their petition came the same day that staff in Albuquerque, N.M. voted to form a union.
The Alaska National Guard’s annual community outreach program, Operation Santa Claus, is in its 68th year. Through the program, Mr. and Mrs. Claus and some of their helper elves bring Christmas cheer to communities off the road system.
Employees at Bethel’s Wells Fargo, along with a branch in Albuquerque, N.M., filed paperwork to form a new union on Nov. 20.
An Alaska Army National Guard helicopter's flight bringing Christmas presents to Tuluksak was diverted to a Napaskiak medevac Wednesday.
Troopers say two packages thrown over the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center's fence contained suboxone and methamphetamine.
The family of Kimberly Fitka O’Domin made an impromptu appearance at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention, saying she was murdered.
Kelly Coopchiak, 25, and Alexander Henry, 31, remain missing after the four incidents. Four other boaters are dead, with two more rescued.
Troopers say the bodies of Arlene Ivanoff, 55, and Fredrick Stickman, 37, were found Friday near their boat in the Yukon River.
State and federal officials are reporting that the number of bird flu cases, particularly the highly pathogenic kind, are continuing to trend downwards.
“Well, Buzzy has filled the bleachers in this gym once again,” Ana Hoffman said to the crowd.
"To everyone who has reached out, from Alaska to D.C. and everywhere in between, thank you," said U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola's chief of staff. "You have made a dark time just a little lighter.”
Eugene "Buzzy" Peltola Jr. was an avid sport hunter and fisherman who turned his love for subsistence harvesting into years of public service.
Alaska Natives who served during the Vietnam War era, as well as their heirs, can claim up to 160 of the 29.5 million acres available.
Kimberly Fitka O’Domin was buried in early August, almost two months after she went missing.
Josiah Chikigak, 19, is charged with shooting 20-year-old Kobe Cook to death on Tuesday as he fought with another man.
Salmon runs on the Yukon River have been dwindling for years, and the loss of commercial and subsistence fishing has hit communities hard.