The Alaska Legislature has started preparing the budget for the upcoming fiscal year with an influx of federal funds and high oil prices anticipated to bring in around $1 billion more in revenue compared to a year ago.
Alaska has once again shattered its previous record for the highest number of COVID-19 cases reported in a single day, with the state health department reporting more than 6,500 additional infections over the last two days.
On Friday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that disasters took place in 14 fisheries across Alaska over the last four years, and will be eligible for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration disaster declaration funding requested by Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
Jaye Foucher and her team of sled dogs were out for a run Wednesday afternoon when the team was struck by a vehicle after the leaders suddenly veered onto the highway leaving one dog dead and others injured.
A sled dog musher from New Hampshire registered to race in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race collided with a truck while mushing near Willow on Wednesday, which has left one sled dog dead and three others injured.
A federal judge has ruled that Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his administration’s “loyalty pledge” firing of a former Alaska Department of Law attorney was unconstitutional and violated her free speech rights.
Anchorage Police are searching for 55-year-old Mi Jung Sherrod, who was indicted by an Anchorage grand jury on one count of manslaughter, and additionally charged with driving under the influence in connection to a fatal collision last year.
The closure of the Mirror Lake exit on the Glenn Highway comes in the middle of a two-year project for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities that’s aimed at repairing a section of the road that was damaged by the 2018 earthquake.
Rural Alaskans, those with nontraditional P.O. boxes, and even some who live in apartment complexes with multiple units at one address are having issues ordering free at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government. The state says it's still waiting on answers for that and other concerns about freezing temperatures.
The state is still trending at near-record numbers when it comes to daily COVID-19 cases, according to the latest release by the state health department, with a five-day combined total of more 10,000 additional COVID-19 infections.
The state transportation department has signed contracts with vendors to run catamarans to southeast Alaska communities affected by a lack of ferry service though some community leaders question if those options will meet resident needs for freight and groceries.
The Alaska Supreme Court is weighing arguments in a case that challenges the constitutionality of a voter-approved system that would end party primaries in the state and institute ranked-choice voting in general elections.
Faith Bates grew up with her very close friend Aleece White in Eagle River. When White developed breast cancer, Bates knew she wanted to support her and find a way the community could also support White.
As the federal site to order at-home COVID tests has launched, Alaskans need to be aware of temperature limitations for the tests, and there are other options on the horizon for those who aren't able to acquire as many tests as they need through the federal program.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Alaska, announced the sentencing of four Anchorage residents for their involvement in defrauding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs out of almost $350,000 through a snow removal service, capping a six-year investigation.
At the Spenard Community Recreation Center on Monday, area children in first through 12th grade were invited to hear guest speakers encourage them to live their dreams. It was an event to commemorate the achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.