Sophia Carlisle, Alaska Beacon

Sophia Carlisle, Alaska Beacon
a NOAA vessel

New mapping efforts seek to expand knowledge of Alaska’s waters

Around 70% of Alaska’s waters are unmapped — a percentage that’s much too high for staff with NOAA's Seascape Alaska initiative.
a basketball court

Public testimony on proposed rule shows support for trans girls in Alaska sports

Dozens of Alaska residents signed up to testify against the proposed Alaska School Activities Association rule, with many calling it anti-trans.
2018 Alaska earthquake damage

Alaska had a quieter year for earthquakes in 2022, new report says

Last year, over 47,000 earthquakes were recorded in Alaska and nearby regions, a slight decrease in seismic activity compared to recent years.
an Alaska-themed soccer ball in a net

Alaska state school board supports barring transgender female students from girls’ sports

The Alaska State Board of Education has approved a resolution that supports barring transgender female students from participating in girls’ sports.