Laura Philion, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

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Talk of Alaska: Fentanyl and Overdose Deaths

High rates of substance abuse and addiction have long plagued Alaska, but in recent years, fentanyl has greatly increased the number of overdose deaths.

Alaska-based pilots intercepted Russian aircraft 3 times in a week

This year, the usual game of cat-and-mouse is playing out in an entirely different context due to the war in Ukraine.

Congress directs Interior to hold Cook Inlet lease sale this year

Several previous Cook Inlet lease sales have canceled due to lack of industry interest.

Ironman Alaska athletes likely spent millions while they were in Juneau

Ironman Alaska finishers Richard Secretaria and Joseph Paray figure that, between themselves and their significant others, they spent around $8,000 on their trip.

CANDIDATE Q&A: Governor — Bill Walker

Meet the candidates running for statewide office in the Aug. 16 primary and special U.S. House elections.

CANDIDATE Q&A: Governor — Les Gara

Meet the candidates running for statewide office in the Aug. 16 primary and special U.S. House elections.
dog jumps into the air after a toy his handler threw

Dozens of diving dogs test just how far they can jump in Palmer

Dogs and their owners took to the water for the 2022 Alaskan Diving Dogs Qualifier.
A man with a bullhorn speaking to a crowd

Northeast Anchorage residents air frustrations over Bronson plan for Centennial homeless camp

Northeast Anchorage residents are angry at the lack of notice from Bronson over opening Centennial Campground to homeless campers.
a person cuts down a tree

Anchorage Assembly approves $50K to cut down beetle-killed spruce trees

“The infestation is — it’s big,” said Josh Durand, director of the Anchorage Parks and Recreation Department.