Tim Ellis, KUAC - Fairbanks
Fairbanks police say Judson Sherrell, 21, was taken into custody Sunday by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Haines.
The 1,096-mile rally is expected to wrap up on Tuesday.
The tours came to a halt in early 2020 as COVID-19 spread globally.
Tangy Bates and her husband have been operating their farm and ranch in Delta Junction for about six years, and she’s never heard about any cattle mutilations in the area during that time.
The cool, rainy weather that set in last week over much of Alaska has dampened this year’s fire season, which was shaping up to be one of the worst in recorded history.
The search for Mary Dawn Wilson had been going on since early Thursday morning, when Troopers got a report that her car had been found stuck in a spot about seven miles in on the Stampede Trail, near Denali National Park and Preserve. Troopers say rescuers found Wilson’s two-year-old grandson locked inside the vehicle. The child appeared to be good health, and has since been handed over to the Office of Children’s Services.
Alaska State Troopers say the person was reported missing around 10:45 p.m. Saturday after his raft tipped and he was thrown into the water at a spot near milepost 32 of the Richardson Highway.
Scientists and officials are advising hikers to be careful around the ice cave.
It’s likely the 17-mile stretch of highway will remain closed through the weekend, says the state transportation department.
Some Nenana-area residents are asking the state to delay land sales in a 140,000-acre agricultural project just west of town. They say the state should talk more with local residents and complete studies on the project’s soils and resources before moving forward.
Army’s command in Alaska has a new name now, to reflect its new focus on fighting in the Arctic and helping develop tactics and equipment for the region.
Area residents "embraced the suck" as crews with the Golden Valley Electric Association scrambled to fix toppled poles.
Biologists say the bison population took a big hit this summer. More than a dozen were hit and killed by vehicles because the animals were using roads in lieu of their usual trails, which were covered by deep snow and ice.
The state’s refugee coordinator has told local officials that refugees from the war in Ukraine will begin arriving in Alaska over the next year or two.
On his show last Sunday, comedian John Oliver called the Nenana Ice Classic “the single greatest ice-melting contest in the world."
The Yukon, Tanana, Koyukuk, Kuskokwim and Susitna basins all have more snowpack than usual — and some are well above normal.
The owner plans to build a new store in the same location.
Shestopalov’s family was among the first in a wave of refugees that began arriving in Delta Junction in the 1990s.
If Copper Valley’s board decides to move ahead on the project, it would be Alaska’s first commercial nuclear-powered electrical-generating station.