Abbey Collins, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Alaska oil is selling at a higher price than oil produced in the Lower 48. Why are the prices so different?
Economic activity driven by last month's major earthquake is not going to pull the state out of recession.
How much people may be willing to spend at businesses is important for the local economy. Consumer confidence surveys are an attempt to measure this. And, in Alaska right now, they're showing positive signs. But, there's more to the story.
After a weekend of cleanup, many businesses are re-opening. But not everyone has the all-clear yet.
The board heard emotional testimony from several people opposed to the closure, but ultimately voted 5-2 in favor of shutting the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson elementary school.
Five songs by Alaska artists will now cycle through the state's hold music, thanks to a new effort called the Alaska Music On Hold Project.
Cyclists were perplexed when a bovine creature turned up on a popular Anchorage bike trail. Listen now
For the second year in a row, Alaska residents will see cheaper monthly rates. But, insurance rates remain high, compared to most other states in the country. Listen now
The Catholic Archdiocese in Anchorage announced Wednesday it will take a close look at possible sexual abuse within the church. Listen now
While recessions in other energy-dependent states have come and gone, Alaska’s economy has yet to recover. Listen now
The first day of the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage saw protests and a high-level apology. Listen now
Like much of Alaska, the mountains and woods around Haines are home to many bears. For the most part, people try to avoid them. But there’s one spot where people seek them out. Listen now
On Friday, a Klukwan resident set out to pick blueberries in the Upper Chilkat Valley. When he didn’t return, an extensive search began. After two days alone in the woods, he was found alive and well. Listen now
A Haines candidate for Alaska House District 33 is asking the public not to vote for him. Listen now
On Tuesday morning, a fisherman called the U.S. Coast Guard to report a giant squid on the West side of Lynn Canal, near St. James Bay. Listen now
The Alaska Court System is one of many agencies impacted by state budget cuts. For rural communities like Haines, where residents are already separated from some court services, the impacts of a shrinking budget are compounding existing frustrations. Listen now
The University of Alaska is moving forward with a controversial Haines-area timber sale. Listen now