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.
The Anchorage Assembly has pushed back the public hearing for Mayor Dave Bronson's proposal to have the municipal clerk an elected position to later this year, meaning it won't make it on the ballot for the upcoming election.
The state of Alaska reported more than 4,000 additional COVID-19 infections over the last two days, breaking the previous record for the highest number of cases reported in a single day as the rapid spread of the omicron variant continues.
Alaska COVID ENX is a system developed jointly by Apple and Google that uses Bluetooth technology on smartphones to let people know when they may have been exposed, giving Alaskans access to technology that can alert them if someone they were in close contact with tested positive for COVID-19.
The Military In Lasting Tribute memorial is a virtual memorial for U.S. military members who are not featured on any other war memorials, and contains the names and the faces of those who died on active duty from 1985 until present day.
Providence Alaska, which runs the largest hospital in the state, announced on Wednesday that Anchorage’s chief of police, Ken McCoy, has been named as its first region chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer.
Schools in Juneau were closed for the third day in a row and the roofs of two commercial buildings in Alaska’s capitol collapsed Tuesday under the weight of continued heavy snow that’s falling on the region.
The Alaska ombudsman released findings in an investigation into an excessive force complaint from 2017, finding that Anchorage correctional officers did use excessive force when they pepper sprayed inmates inside a transport van.