Alaska women are more likely to be murdered by their spouse or boyfriend than in any other U.S. state.
Advocates say that until 2018, no one institution had put together a statewide list of cases involving missing and murdered Indigenous persons.
The backlog affects more than 10% of the state's roughly 92,000 SNAP recipients. State officials say they're pausing applicant interviews to catch up.
Domestic violence advocates are scrambling to adequately fund the groups that keep one of the state’s most vulnerable populations safe.
Adult predators are finding new ways to message kids online and manipulate them. So, the FBI and other organizations in Alaska are teaching kids how to stay safe when they’re spending time online.
More than a dozen states, including several in the Pacific Northwest, are reporting outbreaks of a new respiratory illness.
The Yup'ik village of Toksook Bay has been grappling with grief and a lack of mental health resources for young people after they finish school.
Julie Raymond-Yakoubian guides people through both spiritual and pragmatic arrangements surrounding end-of-life care and death.
Students are switching to remote learning after the city building partially collapsed onto the Diomede School Sunday morning.
Advocates for domestic violence victims are seeking solutions as federal money goes to small Tribes with limited access to law enforcement.
The state plans to end regulation on Jan. 1, citing upward pressure on prices, but some doctors say it will affect access to care.
Most psychedelic therapy is not legal in Alaska, except for ketamine therapy. But a panel of professionals discussed its future.
Some Alaska shelters are building long-term housing to keep women safe.
Police say 29-year-old Saina Fa’atoafe shot a woman in a crime of domestic violence outside the Dimond Center Walmart Sunday, then took his own life.
Only doctors can perform abortions in Alaska, according to a 50-year-old law. Planned Parenthood’s Alaska chapter argues that this limits access to abortion. So, the chapter filed a lawsuit against the state.
Director Alison Kear says that in her 27 years at Covenant House, she’s never seen anything like the current wave of fentanyl overdoses.
Advocates say they have the money to house survivors, but no place to put them.
Lori Townsend and her guests discuss the ongoing efforts to clean contaminated former military lands.
During a Thursday vigil hosted by Covenant House Alaska, Ryna Lealai shared her story of escaping Anchorage's streets at age 17.
The spike comes after an 18% increase the previous year, which means prices have risen more than one-third in two years.
The state’s courts may use restorative justice programs, but those programs are not compatible with domestic violence cases yet.
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