Michael Fanelli, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Northern Pacific Airways plans to offer flights from Japan and Korea to the Lower 48 with a layover in Anchorage, starting next spring.
The bill stalled in the legislature this year, but Chris Rose of REAP says it and a bill mandating increased clean energy use both have strong support from lawmakers.
A training program graduated 11 Ukrainian refugees this week, helping the new arrivals learn the ropes of business in Alaska.
Alaska only accounted for 8 of 5,300 national dog attacks last year, but the Postal Service says even one bite is too many.
Southcentral Alaska is facing a looming energy crisis as natural gas contracts are set to run out. Utilities aren’t sure how to replace it, but foreign imports seem likely.
Geographic advantage helped Anchorage's airport claim its new title. To keep growing, it needs to market the shape of the Earth.
The state still has fewer jobs than pre-pandemic, but the job market is historically strong and inflation is beginning to ease.
The Valdez Native Tribe and Spruce Root are both establishing lending institutions to fund renewable energy and environmental infrastructure.
Alaska's capital city is expecting 1.5 million tourists this summer, 30% more than pre-pandemic levels.
Amid a federal push to limit vehicle emissions, there is a small but fast growing community of electric car owners in Alaska. Drivers say modern EVs can handle the winter conditions just fine.
Professor Dale Lehman built a model to analyze how much colleges contribute to their graduates’ earning potential. His conclusion? Not much.
The $662 energy relief portion of the payout is not subject to federal taxes, according to a recent IRS announcement.
As the world’s glaciers retreat, so does the outlook for the Alaska tourism sector. But the pace of that retreat is still in human hands.
The donation was the largest of several unrestricted gifts sent to Alaska organizations from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott, who was once married to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
Events honoring the civil-rights leader include concerts, free legal service and a Hoops4Unity basketball event.
The new control tower at the Anchorage airport will stand at 306 feet, 10 feet higher than the ConocoPhillips building.
The FIG program’s Global Spice Blends has grown in popularity, providing job opportunities and community building for recently resettled refugees.
Researchers found that wildfire-prone states like Alaska were obscuring the true costs of fires, creating an added challenge to budgeting for mitigation and prevention.
The 8.5-megawatt project is set to power 1,400 homes in the Mat-Su Borough starting next year.