All Haines residents were affected in one way or another by the slide that killed two people three years ago.
Under the amendment, Prince of Wales Island residents affected by the Nov. 20 storm that hit Wrangell now qualify for state disaster relief.
Derek Heller was never found after the Nov. 20 slide that killed four other members of his family and 65-year-old Otto Florschutz.
Local officials say at 20 degrees or colder, drivers should plug in cars' engine heaters to reduce both carbon monoxide and wear on vehicles.
People stuck on the far side of the fatal Nov. 20 slide described a night of confusion and an improvised evacuation.
The Thursday recovery of 65-year-old Otto Florschutz's body brings the Nov. 20 disaster's official death toll to five. Derek Heller, 12, is still missing.
Some in the Native Village of Tetlin claim their leaders broke tribal laws when agreeing to the Manh Choh mine.
Superior Court Judge Adolf Zeman ruled in favor of environmental groups that challenged Fish and Game's authority to repeal the ban.
Two people remain missing after the deadly Nov. 20 slide. State officials are taking applications for assistance from people affected by the disaster.
After a deadly 2015 landslide, Sitka developed a new warning system. Six more communities are developing their own versions.
Japanese knotweed can survive being hacked into pieces and thrown into the ocean — and scientists say it has a growing hold in Southeast Alaska.
Scientists say climate change increases precipitation and extreme rainfall, adding to risks, and that more knowledge is needed for public safety.
A leader within The Wilderness Society called the change "a significant step toward correcting injustices against Alaska Native communities."
Dozens of homes still lack power, internet and road access.
According to a federal report, 710 of 819 human-mammal interactions reported from 2017 to 2021 caused the animals' removal from the population.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced final action on a state plan to improve wintertime air quality in Fairbanks and North Pole.
Some neighborhoods waited more than a week to be plowed after recent snowstorms.
Some components of Fort Greely's deactivated nuclear reactor were entombed on-site after it was shut down in 1972.
Bethel Search and Rescue's annual Nov. 18 survey found open water along the Kuskokwim, which is freezing faster near Bethel this year but still unsafe.
The storm that caused Monday's deadly landslide in Wrangell also triggered slides near Ketchikan and knocked out Coast Guard radio relay towers.
“In Anchorage, every single day that had snow during that nine or 10-day period where it just seemed like it didn't stop, every one of those days was warmer than normal,” climate researcher Brian Brettschneider said.
The plaintiffs argue that Judge Sharon Gleason made a mistake when she allowed work to proceed on ConocoPhillips' Willow project.
Declining sea ice, thinning snowpack, thawing permafrost and other climate-driven changes are threatening Alaskans statewide, the report says.
Alysha Cypher with the Prince William Sound Science Center has a $400,000 EPA grant to use waste heat from the local electric co-op to dry Cordova seaweed.
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