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‘People are suffering’: Food stamp woes worsen Alaska hunger
Around 13% of Alaskans received Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits in July, before the troubles began.
What drew this moose into an Anchorage hospital? Office plants.
There’s “never a dull moment here at the hospital," said director of security Randy Hughes.
660-mile rescue flight to reach pregnant woman highlights Alaska’s unique challenges
The Alaska Air National Guard this week traveled nearly 660 miles to rescue a pregnant woman on a small island 2 miles from Russia.
Alaska Natives rescued Navy crew in 1955. Their medals have arrived.
The 16 men were honored with Alaska Heroism Medals, recognizing their rescue of crew from a plane shot down by Soviet fighters 67 years ago.
‘Just horrific’: Fatal polar bear mauling happened during storm
Officials say the polar bear killed a mother and her 1-year-old boy as she walked about 150 yards from the local school to health clinic in Wales.
Santa visit brings joy to a frosty Alaska Inupiat village
Santa and Mrs. Claus left Rudolph at home to catch a ride recently on an Alaska Air National Guard cargo plane to visit the Inupiat village of Nuiqsut.
Alaska asylum seekers are Indigenous Siberians from Russia
“These individuals were in fear, so much in fear of their own government that they risked their lives and took a 15-foot skiff across those open waters,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski said.
Ex-Alaska attorney general pleads not guilty to sexual abuse
The allegations date back to when Ed Sniffen was 27 and served as the coach of a then 17-year-old girl’s mock trial competition team at an Anchorage high school.
Efforts fail to save Anchorage’s historic 4th Avenue Theatre from demolition
Anchorage entrepreneur Austin “Cap” Lathrop opened the 4th Avenue Theatre, with nearly 1,000 seats, on May 31, 1947, with a showing of “The Jolson Story.”
Alaska is experiencing wildfires like it’s never seen before
Already more than 530 wildfires have burned an area the size of Connecticut and the usual worst of the fire season lays ahead.
Anchorage police interaction with woman wielding ‘white privilege card’ prompts investigation
An investigation has been launched after a person believed to be an Anchorage police officer was shown in a photo with a woman in town for a Donald Trump rally flashing a novelty “white privilege card.”
US agency to study expanding critical habitat in Alaska for rare North Pacific right whales
The extended habitat would overlap with productive fishing areas and high-volume marine transit routes, NOAA Fisheries said, but it also coincides with visual sightings and acoustic data of the large whales.
Alaska Supreme Court ruling keeps Sweeney off House ballot
The Alaska Supreme Court on Saturday upheld a lower court’s ruling that will keep Republican Tara Sweeney off the ballot for the August special election in Alaska’s U.S. House race.
An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf
The research could be a major step forward in ocean greenhouse gas monitoring.
4 injured in plane crash near Yakutat
The plane crashed while attempting to land on a remote airstrip lined by trees.
Former President Jimmy Carter asks court to defend Alaska’s ‘unrivaled wilderness’
Carter filed an amicus brief in the longstanding legal dispute over efforts to build a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.
Rangers locate climber’s body on Denali
Rimml likely fell on the steep traverse between Denali Pass at 18,200 feet and the 17,200-foot plateau, a notoriously treacherous stretch of the West Buttress route
Jury convicts Alaska Nazi prison gang members in grim death
The gang operated inside and outside Alaska prisons.
Earthquakes recorded near Alaska volcano dormant 800 years
Hundreds of small earthquakes have been reported near a volcano in Southeast Alaska believed to have been dormant for at least 800 years.
Kelly Tshibaka, backed by Trump, officially files for Senate run
Trump has said he would campaign for Tshibaka after vowing revenge against Murkowski, who voted to convict him in his second impeachment trial.