A clear divide has formed in the Kenai Peninsula town following the terminations of two prominent emergency responders. On Sunday residents went as far as asking NES Board President Darrel Williams to step down.
Willow residents stuck north of Deneki Bridge say the Mat-Su Borough's efforts to make Deneki Road passable are sending icy floodwaters pouring into their homes. The borough refuted this Sunday, saying they’re doing what they can as quickly as they can – but they have no timeline on when the situation will clear.
Anchorage legislators heard public testimony around restructuring the university system at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office on Monday. Students, faculty and residents lined up to voice their concerns.
The Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) in Fairbanks has been keeping its facility running with its own reserves since state funding ran out July 1. Now, they say they have to innovate to regain $750,000 in order to continue their work.
MOA officials are debating how -- and when -- to move forward with upgrades to the Petroleum and Cement Terminal (PCT), as part of the multi-year Port of Alaska Modernization Program (PAMP). Port users met with the Anchorage Assembly and the Mayor’s Office to discuss the project at a joint session Friday.
Those closely following the Anchorage Assembly's work to legalize on-site consumption of edible marijuana at licensed retailers in the Municipality are concerned for the future of clean air in the city.
Seward residents who either worked at the Spring Creek Correctional Center, or have family members who worked there, say the prison has a mum culture when it comes to things like Tuesday’s all-night inmate riot.
Data from an earthquake sensor in Chugiak shows that Peak Ground Acceleration was lower in Chugiak than in other parts of Anchorage, but if ground motion was greater in Anchorage, why was there more damage in Chugiak? Scientists and engineers on a municipal commission are trying to answer that question.
Over the last week, boroughs and cities across Alaska participated in a series of drills testing emergency response preparedness. After the Nov. 30th earthquake, the Kenai Peninsula Borough learned it needed a better communications system to relay information to the public.
Federal District Court Judge Sharon Gleason’s ruling in Anchorage on Friday afternoon challenges Gov. Dunleavy’s motto that Alaska is “open for business,” by halting Pres. Donald Trump’s 5-year lease sale program to begin aggressive resource extraction in the state.
Have you ever hit a snowmachine trail and though, ‘Who's responsible for this trail maintenance?’ Those responsible are part of a statewide organization running on funding that was seemingly not included in the proposed budget for 2020.
Officials say the latest round of testing on Alaska's Amchitka Island found no radioactive material has leaked from locations where the federal government conducted underground nuclear tests there decades ago.
Alaska state emergency officials, along with help from FEMA and the SBA, have concluded preliminary damage assessments of residential and infrastructural damage to submit a federal major disaster declaration before year's end.
Scheduled passenger air service to and from St. Paul Island is in limbo after the relationship between former PenAir CEO Danny Seybert and Ravn Alaska deteriorated last week, with the remote Bering Sea community of St. Paul Island caught in the middle.
Friday’s big earthquake happened deep within the Earth in the zone where a slab of Pacific tectonic plate is being pulled under another — and then cracked. It was the cracking that created the earthquake, said Peter Haeussler, a research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Anchorage.
Railroad spokesman Tim Sullivan said Saturday there are three areas north of Anchorage that are impassible and preventing trains from making the trek between Anchorage and Fairbanks. The trip is 350 miles each way.