Rhonda McBride, KNBA - Anchorage
After the fatal polar bear attack in Wales, a collective approach to healing
Questions still linger about what caused the bear to kill a woman and her baby — but more important for Wales is the question of how to move on.
Elizabeth Kudrin remembered as ‘great survivor’ of World War II
Kudrin, who died just a few days after her 82nd birthday, was among about 40 Attu residents taken to Japan as prisoners during World War II.
Anchorage cold case solved: DNA leads to suspect in 1994 child sexual assault
Lawrence Andrew Lekanoff was indicted last week by an Anchorage grand jury. He is now 52 and was 23 when the assault took place.
Sullivan seeks hearings on lab-leak COVID origin theory
Alaska U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that he hopes Democrats will support hearings into the Energy Department’s conclusions.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski takes Biden administration to task over Chinese spy balloon
"As an Alaskan, I am so angry," Sen. Lisa Murkowski said. "I want to use other words, but I’m not going to.”
‘That is too many’: Alaska’s new corrections commissioner addresses 2022’s 18 inmate deaths
Jen Winkleman gave lawmakers an update Thursday on a year which saw the department's highest number of inmate deaths in 20 years.
Missing Noorvik-bound snowmachiner found dead
Searchers found Thomas Brown's body about 10.5 miles from Kotzebue, near Cape Blossom.
1 of 2 missing Noorvik-bound snowmachiners found as search continues
Both the found snowmachiner, Josiah Ballot, and search crews have suffered frostbite amid ongoing efforts to find Thomas Brown.
34th annual Anchorage Folk Festival celebrates return of live performances
The festival, which had scaled down during the COVID-19 pandemic, features Friday, Saturday and Sunday sets this weekend and the next.
Alaskans remember Oliver Leavitt as an influential leader and whaling captain
Oliver Aveogan Leavitt, who helped turn the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. into Alaska’s largest private company, died Sunday at age 79.
Mary Peltola and the art of Yuuyaraq’ing
Yup'ik Alaskans say Rep. Mary Peltola has embraced a handed-down code of conduct which encourages interconnectedness, balance and respect for others.
Ethel Lund remembered as a health care trailblazer for Southeast Alaska Natives
The Alaska Native Sisterhood honored Ethel Aanwoogeex’ Lund as a champion for Native health care at a memorial service in Juneau on Friday, after her death at age 91.
Peltola, politics pack first post-pandemic AFN agenda
When the gathering gets underway Thursday, the Alaska Federation of Natives' annual meeting will return to its role as Alaska's largest convention.
Elders and Youth Conference returns to in-person gathering
The Elders and Youth Conference is underway in Anchorage, back to what it used to be – a time for young and old to make connections through Alaska Native culture.