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.
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.
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.
The Hunga Tonga ha’apai volcanic eruption that occurred Friday evening sent pressure waves around the world, multiple times. The Hunga Tonga undersea volcanic eruption was the largest on earth over the last 30 years, according to Research Physical Scientist Brian Brettschneider with the National Weather Service Alaska region.
A tsunami warning has been issued by the National Weather Service following the eruption of an undersea volcano just before 4:30 a.m. near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The warning has been issued for coastlines all the way from Attu island to the border of California and Mexico.
The Anchorage Assembly is considering a measure that would update the requirements in city charter for filling a vacancy in the mayor’s office, requiring a special election to be held within a set amount of time to ensure an elected successor.
As the omicron variant of COVID-19 drives case numbers up exponentially in Alaska, a shortage of commercially-available at-home tests has some Alaskans wondering what the best course of action is, and when federal tests will be available.
North Pole police have arrested a man involved in the attempted robbery of firearms on North Santa Claus Lane on charges of robbery and manslaughter after his co-conspirator was shot and killed during the incident.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued a state disaster declaration Thursday after a snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in Southeast Alaska, with communities like Yakutat seeing building damage due to heavy snow.
The Anchorage School District has extended its requirement that masks be worn by staff and students, as the omicron variant continues to spread and is causing COVID-19 cases within the district to rise.
A far-right social media personality who calls himself “Baked Alaska” was sentenced to 30 days in jail for misdemeanor convictions arising from an encounter in which authorities say he shot pepper spray at an employee at an Arizona bar.