The U.S. is headed toward a government shutdown when the clock strikes 12:01 a.m. on Sunday if funding legislation isn’t passed this weekend by Congress and signed into law by the president. But elected officials here in Alaska say they already have plans in the works to minimize the impacts of a potential shutdown.
Several cannabis businesses are expected to close this year, according to the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office. Since legalization in 2016, 109 cannabis businesses — including retail stores and cultivators — have either surrendered or let their licenses expire.
A final report on the March 2021 heli-skiing crash that killed five people and severely injured another placed blame largely on the “inadequate” pilot training program by the heli-ski company, as well as insufficient oversight checks by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Army Gen. Randy George was sworn in as the Army's Chief of Staff during a visit to Joint-Base Elmendorf Richardson with Sgt. Maj. Michael Weimer. The Army leaders visited JBER to talk with Alaska servicemembers and learn more about the challenges they face in the Arctic.
Several teachers were in tears at Monday night's Valdez school board meeting where parents and staff expressed a variety of frustrations with the district, including frustrations with the process to replace former high school principal Gayle Brown.
With only an estimated 30 North Pacific right whales left in Alaska, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and others hope to revise the critical habitat for the endangered species to support its population growth.
An Alaskan man who allegedly sent threatening emails and posted messages online depicting harm against a Florida sheriff who denounced anti-Semitism and pro-Nazi messaging was indicted on federal cyberstalking charges.
The real estate market is tough right now whether you’re looking to buy or build. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa speaks to a real estate investing expert about the pros and cons of building a new home.
Last week, Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan together penned a letter to Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan outlining their concerns about the merger. The lawmakers argue that the merger goes against the best interest of Alaskans and the state.
Payments on federal student loans are set to resume next month for the first time in three years. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa caught up with an expert from The College Investor about ways you can better prepare.
The Mat-Su Reentry Coalition hosted its first in-person reentry summit this week in Wasilla since before the pandemic featuring a guest speakers and panel discussions to discuss the difficulties after incarceration.
Yolanda Fraser is back near a ragged chain-link fence, blinking through tears as she tidies up flowers and ribbons and a pinwheel twirls in the breeze at a makeshift roadside memorial in a small Montana town. This is where the badly decomposed body of her granddaughter Kaysera Stops Pretty Places was found a few days after the 18-year-old went missing from a Native American reservation border town.