Tim Ellis, KUAC - Fairbanks
Eielson Air Force Base officials say the 98 blocks of explosive were likely meant for use building the Alaska Highway, some 80 years ago.
Some components of Fort Greely's deactivated nuclear reactor were entombed on-site after it was shut down in 1972.
It's the second time this week that a trooper has fatally shot someone in the Interior.
"All of our districts, every seat, is up for election" in the borough's downsized Assembly and its school board, according to the borough clerk.
Troopers say the man reportedly tried to break into a motel room and was brandishing an assault-style weapon.
Troopers say Chelsie Erickson fatally struck John Emerick on Aug. 29. She and her mother, Janell Erickson, are charged with evidence tampering.
The world-famous musician performed in a composition last month that gives voice to "a lot of unexpressed grief" over Alaska's loss of salmon.
Spcs. Jeremy Daniel Evans and Brian Joshua Snowden died after the Monday crash of their tactical vehicle, which also injured 12 other soldiers on board.
"We addressed these violations immediately," said a spokesperson for Canada-based Teck Alaska.
The Wasilla-based grocery and retail chain is hustling to convert new acquisitions while continuing work on other projects.
NWS meteorologist Ryan Metzger says many of the changed zones are in the Interior, allowing for more precise forecasts across the region.
Eielson will be the first U.S. military installation to get a commercialized and licensed microreactor.
The report doesn’t include information about why the plane crashed, because park rangers say it’s too dangerous to descend to the crash site.
Federal agencies have resolved a contractor dispute that delayed decommissioning the inactive Cold War-era facility.
Searchers had focused efforts on the Chena Hot Springs area, where Jonas Bare and Cynthia Hovesepian's vehicle was found Sunday.
Incident Commander Casey Boespflug says the command post will focus "the majority of our efforts" on the 47,000-acre Pogo Mine Road Fire.
Alaskans have shown interest in online smoke and air-quality advisories after a surge of lightning-caused fires across the Interior.
Park rangers and investigators are working on how to reach Wednesday's crash site in a steep ravine and recover the two victims’ bodies.
Rescuers found the crashed plane, believed to be a Piper PA-18 Super Cub, in the park's southwest corner Thursday.
But firefighters are keeping a close eye on the long-term forecast that calls for warmer-than-usual weather to return.