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The rapid thaw of Alaska will accelerate global heating - High Country News

The rapid thaw of Alaska will accelerate global heating  High Country News

The state's warmest spring on record will have planet-wide repercussions.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 8:02 am


Tell governor to save the University of Alaska - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Tell governor to save the University of Alaska  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska is at a critical point as the Legislature and governor decide what Alaska's fiscal priorities will be, with many decisions carrying long-term implications for ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Alaska school district has record staff loss for single year - KTUU.com

Alaska school district has record staff loss for single year  KTUU.com

An Alaska school district has lost 86 staff members and administrators so far this year due to resignation, redundancy or retirement.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 5:09 am


Anchorage Airport May Raise Fees for Pilots and Businesses - U.S. News & World Report

Anchorage Airport May Raise Fees for Pilots and Businesses  U.S. News & World Report

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Rates and fees at Anchorage's city-owned airport may increase soon.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 4:04 am


Alaska is latest stop for man on journey to play golf in every s - KTVA

Alaska is latest stop for man on journey to play golf in every s  KTVA

Pete Crozier is on a mission to play 50 rounds of golf in 50 days to honor his father and raise funds for diabetes research.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 1:38 am


Alaska Interlines with Air Italy - Business Travel News

Alaska Interlines with Air Italy  Business Travel News

Alaska Airlines and Air Italy have signed an interline agreement to connect on flights through Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York's John F. Kennedy ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 1:03 am


The Sunday Minefield - June 16, 2019 - Alaska Landmine

The Sunday Minefield - June 16, 2019  Alaska Landmine

The first special session of the 31st Alaska Legislature ended this week. But right after, Governor Mike Dunleavy (R – Alaska) called them back into another ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 11:55 pm


Alaska Airlines unveils new "Toy Story 4"-themed plane - Inside the Magic

Alaska Airlines unveils new "Toy Story 4"-themed plane  Inside the Magic

Seatle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson and Alaska Airlines revealed a "Toy Story 4"-themed plane at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 6:44 pm


Juneau Fire Chief Uses Garden Hose to Slow Apartment Fire - U.S. News & World Report

Juneau Fire Chief Uses Garden Hose to Slow Apartment Fire  U.S. News & World Report

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau's fire chief used a garden hose to fight a fire he spotted as he drove by.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 4:45 pm


New Alaska park bridge aimed at limiting bear encounters - KTOO

New Alaska park bridge aimed at limiting bear encounters  KTOO

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Park *Service* has completed a project to relieve an Alaska traffic jam. A new elevated bridge and boardwalk across ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 2:13 pm


NATURAL CONNECTIONS: Willows and bees live in harmony here and in Alaska - Ashland Daily Press

NATURAL CONNECTIONS: Willows and bees live in harmony here and in Alaska  Ashland Daily Press

On one of our few sunny days in early May, I took a scenic drive to Juniper Rock Overlook on the North Country Trail, hoping to find early spring wildflowers.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 10:00 am


Our Alaska seniors deserve the best affordable care - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Our Alaska seniors deserve the best affordable care  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska enjoys a deep-rooted history of honoring our elders. The state administration is proposing rate hikes for Pioneers' Homes residents. Making them a profit ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Alaska at the crossroads again: Where does the PFD belong in our state's priorities? - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska at the crossroads again: Where does the PFD belong in our state's priorities?  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

News-Miner opinion: A great debate engulfed Alaskans 20 years ago: Had the time finally arrived for a portion of the Alaska Permanent Fund's earnings to be ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Leadership is needed now for Alaska public safety - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Leadership is needed now for Alaska public safety  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

I followed with great interest the recent three-day Alaska visit by U.S. Attorney General William Barr. Our U.S. Sens. Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski were ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 8:00 am


Alaska State Trooper injured, suspect dead in Fairbanks shooting - webcenter11

Alaska State Trooper injured, suspect dead in Fairbanks shooting  webcenter11

A man is dead and an Alaska State Trooper is injured after a shooting at a Fairbanks residence early Saturday morning.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 2:47 am


Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan - Fox News

Authorities: Man offered money to 'rape and murder' Alaskan  Fox News

Authorities charge that an Indiana man implicated in the murder of an Alaska teenager had promised millions of dollars to the teens who killed her in exchange ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 2:01 am


Is Anchorage ready to join the State of Alaska in legalizing on-site marijuana consumption? - KTUU.com

Is Anchorage ready to join the State of Alaska in legalizing on-site marijuana consumption?  KTUU.com

On April 11, 2019, Alaska became the first state to legalize the on-site consumption of marijuana. City and industry officials are now weighing-in on whether ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 6:21 pm


Alaska Raw, Part 7: The geometry of hunting in high wind - Must Read Alaska

Alaska Raw, Part 7: The geometry of hunting in high wind  Must Read Alaska

Previously, Bob Sr. was getting close to realizing his dream of a big bull caribou, guided by his son. For the first time the men had moved up on a group of ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 3:44 pm


Escalating tariffs, lingering questions hamper University of Alaska timber sale in Haines - KTOO

Escalating tariffs, lingering questions hamper University of Alaska timber sale in Haines  KTOO

There are various factors slowing the 10-year timber sale the University of Alaska announced last March.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 1:37 pm


Alaska Sexual Assault Victim Speaks But Ejaculate Loophole Exists Nationwide - BuzzFeed News

Alaska Sexual Assault Victim Speaks But Ejaculate Loophole Exists Nationwide  BuzzFeed News

A shocking case in Alaska has highlighted a loophole in sexual assault statutes nationwide. Now the survivor of the attack is sharing her story for the very first ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 1:18 pm


Alaska legislators face pressure for PFD decision - Kenai Peninsula Online

Alaska legislators face pressure for PFD decision  Kenai Peninsula Online

A governor can call a special session, but legislators don't have to act on any of the agenda items.

Published on 15 June 2019 | 5:30 am


Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 14, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 14, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 2:05 am


Alaska court rules sex offender registration law violates due process | TheHill - The Hill

Alaska court rules sex offender registration law violates due process | TheHill  The Hill

Alaska's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the state's sex offender registry violated the due process rights of those convicted of sex crimes in other states, ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 2:03 am


Kitchen fire sparks Fairbanks lodge evacuation - Alaska Public Media News

Kitchen fire sparks Fairbanks lodge evacuation  Alaska Public Media News

A fire at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge led to the evacuation of more than 500 guests and staff Thursday evening.  . Firefighters respond to the ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 1:46 am


Alaska Corrections commissioner cancels prison's Father's Day event - KTOO

Alaska Corrections commissioner cancels prison's Father's Day event  KTOO

Alaska's Corrections commissioner has canceled an upcoming Father's Day event at Goose Creek Correctional Center near Wasilla a couple days before it was ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 8:55 pm


Border senators urge more oversight from BC in transboundary mining - Alaska Public Media News

Border senators urge more oversight from BC in transboundary mining  Alaska Public Media News

U.S. senators from Alaska and three other border states have written to British Columbia's premier expressing concern over transboundary mining.  .

Published on 14 June 2019 | 8:27 pm


Alaska State Troopers rescue 67-year-old hiker on Flattop Mountain - KTUU.com

Alaska State Troopers rescue 67-year-old hiker on Flattop Mountain  KTUU.com

A 67-year-old man is safe after being rescued by Alaska State Troopers. AST says they got a call of a hurt hiker on the popular destination for short day hikes in ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:46 pm


Alaska earthquake revealed need for extensive church repairs | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD - KFQD

Alaska earthquake revealed need for extensive church repairs | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD  KFQD

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska earthquake revealed previous damage requiring repairs to an Anchorage church. The Anchorage Daily News reported ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:44 pm


Alaska legislators face pressure for dividend decision | Alaska News - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska legislators face pressure for dividend decision | Alaska News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska legislators face mounting pressure to decide the annual dividend paid to residents from Alaska's oil-wealth fund, with Gov.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:21 pm


'The Changes Are Really Accelerating': Alaska at Record Warm While Greenland Sees Major Ice Melt - Common Dreams

'The Changes Are Really Accelerating': Alaska at Record Warm While Greenland Sees Major Ice Melt  Common Dreams

"The numbers needing relocation will grow, the costs are going up, and people's lives and cultural practices will be impacted."

Published on 14 June 2019 | 6:02 pm


Alaska lodge owners charged nearly $8M for oil spill cleanup - KTUU.com

Alaska lodge owners charged nearly $8M for oil spill cleanup  KTUU.com

The owners and former operator of an Alaska hunting lodge have been ordered to pay nearly $8 million for an oil spill cleanup.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:11 pm


Alaska & Air Italy Announce New Cooperation - One Mile at a Time

Alaska & Air Italy Announce New Cooperation  One Mile at a Time

Alaska Airlines and Air Italy have announced a new interline agreement. Could see the two airlines launch a full-on partnership soon?

Published on 14 June 2019 | 1:52 pm


Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating - The Guardian

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating  The Guardian

The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areas.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 6:00 am


Views from Alaska: Q&A in harmony - National Fisherman

Views from Alaska: Q&A in harmony  National Fisherman

As we prepare for the 27th annual Symphony of Seafood, we hear from two past winners, Alaskan Leader Seafoods and Barnacle Foods, how the Symphony ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 4:30 am


Alaska legislators approve retroactive per diems, missed during special session - KTUU.com

Alaska legislators approve retroactive per diems, missed during special session  KTUU.com

Alaska lawmakers voted Thursday afternoon to approve retroactive per diem payments that weren't paid during the first special session.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 3:17 am


Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 13, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 2:15 am


Senior living in Alaska - Alaska Public Media News

Senior living in Alaska  Alaska Public Media News

Alaska's senior population is booming. Meanwhile, the state is experiencing what experts call a housing "crisis." How are communities working to meet the ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 12:07 am


Why Alaska fishers are mailing corks to Murkowski - KTOO

Why Alaska fishers are mailing corks to Murkowski  KTOO

Bristol Bay fishers who oppose the Pebble Mine are adding an unusual task to their preseason chores: They're writing messages on cork floats and mailing them ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 11:47 pm


FEMA's earthquake response shifting focus in Alaska - KTUU.com

FEMA's earthquake response shifting focus in Alaska  KTUU.com

A new phase of federal relief is headed to earthquake-impacted areas in Southcentral Alaska.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 10:43 pm


Just announced: Newsboys to take the stage at the Alaska State Fair - KTUU.com

Just announced: Newsboys to take the stage at the Alaska State Fair  KTUU.com

The Newsboys, a grammy-nominated, platinum-selling Christian group, are the latest addition to the line-up at the Alaska State Fair's 2019 AT&T Concert Series.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 3:38 pm


Dozens of Endangered, Threatened Ice Seals Washing Up Dead on Alaska's Coasts - The Weather Channel

Dozens of Endangered, Threatened Ice Seals Washing Up Dead on Alaska's Coasts  The Weather Channel

Dozens of seals have been found dead recently on the coast of Alaska, and scientists don't yet know the reason. At least 60 dead seals have been reported on ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 3:51 am


Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 12, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 2:16 am


$20M state grant released to Alaska schools, but future funding remains unclear - Alaska Public Media News

$20M state grant released to Alaska schools, but future funding remains unclear  Alaska Public Media News

School districts across Alaska are looking forward to a bump in their bank accounts. The Department of Education and Early Development has released funds ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 1:59 am


Alaska House votes down full $3,000 PFD as parts of the capital budget pass - KTUU.com

Alaska House votes down full $3,000 PFD as parts of the capital budget pass  KTUU.com

Parts of the capital budget have passed through the Alaska House of Representatives while an amendment, aimed at delivering a full Permanent Fund dividend, ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 1:34 am


Scores of dead ice seals found along Alaska’s northwest coasts - Anchorage Daily News

Scores of dead ice seals found along Alaska’s northwest coasts  Anchorage Daily News

Harold Okitkun was maneuvering his skiff along the coastline near the Western Alaska village of Kotlik on Friday afternoon when he first saw the seal carcasses, ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 10:34 pm


Four suspected child sex predators arrested in Alaska following nationwide operation - KTUU.com

Four suspected child sex predators arrested in Alaska following nationwide operation  KTUU.com

ANCHORAGE, (KTUU) - The United States Department of Justice says almost 1,700 suspected online child sex offenders were arrested during a two-month, ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 8:05 pm


New Anchorage senior living homes see growing demand - Alaska Public Media News

New Anchorage senior living homes see growing demand  Alaska Public Media News

As Alaska's senior population booms, leading to the construction of hundreds of new assisted living home rooms, developers report surging demand — from ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:20 pm


Alaska Airlines Will Add Another Route at Paine Field - Yahoo Finance

Alaska Airlines Will Add Another Route at Paine Field  Yahoo Finance

In March, Alaska Air (NYSE: ALK) began operating its first routes at Paine Field: a secondary airport in Everett, Wash., near the airline's hometown of Seattle.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:05 pm


Construction season is ramping up in Alaska. What kind of spending is expected in the industry this year? - Alaska Public Media News

Construction season is ramping up in Alaska. What kind of spending is expected in the industry this year?  Alaska Public Media News

Construction industry spending in Alaska is projected to increase by 10% this year compared to 2018. If the forecast holds true, it will be the second year in a row ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:02 pm


SO COOL: Fly Nonstop From Alaska To Russia This Summer - One Mile at a Time

SO COOL: Fly Nonstop From Alaska To Russia This Summer  One Mile at a Time

Check out this interesting flight that will be operating three times this summer between Anchorage and Russia. How cool is this?

Published on 12 June 2019 | 2:45 pm


Homer Farmers Market: Alaska farming has grown in past 5 years - Homer News

Homer Farmers Market: Alaska farming has grown in past 5 years  Homer News

Every time I go to the Farmers Market I am excited to find what's new. Last week was the first time this season that peas have been available. But I also got to ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 9:30 am


The story behind the photo - Must Read Alaska

The story behind the photo  Must Read Alaska

It isn't every day you see your governor, in collared shirt and necktie and sporty sunglasses, pushing a broken-down car to the side of the road. But Monday was ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 4:50 am


Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 11, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 2:10 am


Team Angry Beaver wins 5th annual Race to Alaska - KTOO

Team Angry Beaver wins 5th annual Race to Alaska  KTOO

Named after their local Seattle bar, this was Team Angry Beaver's first time competing in the 750-mile boat race from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 12:55 am


Alaska Teen's 'Best Friend' Among 5 Charged After Her Shooting Death - PEOPLE.com

Alaska Teen's 'Best Friend' Among 5 Charged After Her Shooting Death  PEOPLE.com

When the parents of a 19-year-old Alaska woman reported her missing a day after she went to the park with friends, they didn't think they'd be planning her ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 8:50 pm


Bay delay: California rep writes rider to suspend Alaska's Pebble Mine - National Fisherman

Bay delay: California rep writes rider to suspend Alaska's Pebble Mine  National Fisherman

Alaska's Bristol Bay fleet and other regional stakeholders get unexpected help from California Rep. Jared Huffman (D).

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:49 pm


Alaska Airlines Has $159 Flights to Hawaii Right Now - Thrillist

Alaska Airlines Has $159 Flights to Hawaii Right Now  Thrillist

Even in the months leading up to Southwest's first-ever flights to Hawaii, other airlines started offering lower fares to the Pacific par...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 4:58 pm


Alaska Senate passes budget, creates PFD working group - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska Senate passes budget, creates PFD working group  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The University of Alaska is looking at a cut of $5 million from current funding levels. This matches the Senate proposal. The House had proposed cutting $10 ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 2:00 pm


Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines flight diverted to Portland by 'strong smell' - KOMO News

Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines flight diverted to Portland by 'strong smell'  KOMO News

PORTLAND, Ore. - A Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines flight was diverted to Portland, Ore. , overnight after a strong smell permeated the passenger cabin. Alaska ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 1:36 pm


Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Portland - Q13 News Seattle

Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Portland  Q13 News Seattle

An Alaska Airlines flight en route from San Francisco to Seattle diverted to Portland late Monday night.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 12:29 pm


Alaska Air National Guard rescues hunter attacked by bear - AirForceTimes.com

Alaska Air National Guard rescues hunter attacked by bear  AirForceTimes.com

Rescue personnel from the Alaska Air National Guard saved the life of a hunter who was attacked by a bear Monday.

Published on 11 June 2019 | 4:47 am


Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 10, 2019 - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 10, 2019  Alaska Public Media News

Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN's newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 2:23 am


Alaska Army National Guard soldier dies after falling into Copper River - ArmyTimes.com

Alaska Army National Guard soldier dies after falling into Copper River  ArmyTimes.com

A 35-year-old Alaska Army National Guard soldier from Fort Greely died when he fell into the Copper River while dipnetting for salmon.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 9:16 pm


Just Back From Cunard's Queen Elizabeth in Alaska: A Cruise for the Elegant Explorer - Cruise Critic

Just Back From Cunard's Queen Elizabeth in Alaska: A Cruise for the Elegant Explorer  Cruise Critic

(4:08 p.m. EDT) -- After nearly 30 years, Cunard Line is back in Alaska. Its ship, Queen Elizabeth, is sailing just a handful of voyages for the 2019 season, but is ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 8:08 pm


The Alaska Legislature passes compromise operating budget - KTUU.com

The Alaska Legislature passes compromise operating budget  KTUU.com

The Alaska Legislature has passed an operating budget, sending the bill to the governor's desk for his consideration. The budget has to be signed by the ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:53 pm


Could Arctic warming be behind gray whale deaths in Alaska, and elsewhere? Here's why scientists are asking. - Alaska Public Media News

Could Arctic warming be behind gray whale deaths in Alaska, and elsewhere? Here's why scientists are asking.  Alaska Public Media News

Scientists say it will probably be a long time before they can confidently explain the spike in gray whale deaths along the Pacific Coast, including in Alaska.  .

Published on 10 June 2019 | 6:59 pm


Alaska schools now have more guidance on how to teach science in the classroom - Alaska Public Media News

Alaska schools now have more guidance on how to teach science in the classroom  Alaska Public Media News

The Alaska State Board of Education unanimously approved new science standards on Friday, which are much more detailed about topics like climate change ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 6:40 pm


AG Barr says 'everything is on the table' to solve Alaska's public safety crisis - KTOO

AG Barr says 'everything is on the table' to solve Alaska's public safety crisis  KTOO

Late last month, U.S. Attorney General William Barr spent three days touring Alaska with the congressional delegation to hear about and see for himself the lack ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 6:03 pm


Discussing Alaska’s Long History of Sexual Violence Is One Step Toward Seeking Solutions - ProPublica

Discussing Alaska’s Long History of Sexual Violence Is One Step Toward Seeking Solutions  ProPublica

Seventy people, including elders and Alaska public officials, gathered in Kotzebue for a public conversation on a well-known but rarely discussed statewide ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 9:45 am


Alaska police charge 3 additional people in woman's killing - ABC News

Alaska police charge 3 additional people in woman's killing  ABC News

Alaska police have arrested and charged three additional people in the killing of an Anchorage woman, authorities said. Caleb Leyland, 19, and two juveniles ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 12:47 am


‘Unusual mortality event:’ 2 more gray whales found dead in Alaska - WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

‘Unusual mortality event:’ 2 more gray whales found dead in Alaska  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

ALASKA -- Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the West Coast, ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 12:14 am


Alaska House approves operating budget plan - KTUU.com

Alaska House approves operating budget plan  KTUU.com

The Alaska House has approved a state operating budget compromise. The Senate is expected to vote on it Monday.

Published on 9 June 2019 | 11:23 pm


Alaska Air criticized after video surfaces of worker 'carelessly throwing luggage' off plane - USA TODAY

Alaska Air criticized after video surfaces of worker 'carelessly throwing luggage' off plane  USA TODAY

An Alaska Airlines worker was shown in a Twitter video "carelessly throwing luggage" off a plane. Several bags bounced off a cart and onto the tarmac.

Published on 9 June 2019 | 5:19 pm


Opinion: Dunleavy's village policing plan bad idea for rural Alaska - Juneau Empire

Opinion: Dunleavy's village policing plan bad idea for rural Alaska  Juneau Empire

I have 40 years of experience with law enforcement in Alaska.

Published on 9 June 2019 | 11:00 am


2 more dead gray whales have been found in Alaska, bringing the year's toll to 75 along the US West Coast - CNN

2 more dead gray whales have been found in Alaska, bringing the year's toll to 75 along the US West Coast  CNN

Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 2:12 pm


Protected Alaska Permanent Fund would grow by $10.5B under committee proposal - KTOO

Protected Alaska Permanent Fund would grow by $10.5B under committee proposal  KTOO

The protected principal of the Alaska Permanent Fund would grow by $10.5 billion under a provision passed by the legislative conference committee on the ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 7:00 am


University of Alaska braces for unknown budget, possible government shutdown - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

University of Alaska braces for unknown budget, possible government shutdown  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The University of Alaska Board of Regents met in Fairbanks this week to hear a number of different budget scenarios from UA President Jim Johnsen. With the ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska Life Hack: Where to pick up STDs in Alaska - Must Read Alaska

Alaska Life Hack: Where to pick up STDs in Alaska  Must Read Alaska

It's the weekend and you're out and about and under the age of 35. There's something you need to know: Alaska's 2018 infectious disease report is out, and ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 2:01 am


Alaska officials warn hares could spread deadly disease to people, pets - Fox News

Alaska officials warn hares could spread deadly disease to people, pets  Fox News

Alaska wildlife officials recently issued a warning for residents in Fairbanks: Beware of hares. In a news release late last month, the Alaska Department of Fish ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Spring 2019 brought record warmth to Alaska | Local News - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Spring 2019 brought record warmth to Alaska | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Communities north of the Alaska Range by and large had their warmest or second warmest springs this year as well. Meanwhile, southcentral and southeast ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 9:46 pm


Governor's top staff directed Alaska's rollback of PFAS regulations - Alaska Public Media News

Governor's top staff directed Alaska's rollback of PFAS regulations  Alaska Public Media News

The Dunleavy administration's decision to defer to the EPA over safe levels of PFAS chemicals in drinking water came at the direction of the governor's top aides.

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


PFD rally brings out governor's ardent Mat-Su supporters - Alaska Public Media News

PFD rally brings out governor's ardent Mat-Su supporters  Alaska Public Media News

Governor Mike Dunleavy held a rally Thursday night in Wasilla in support of a Permanent Fund Dividend amount that adheres to the law established in 1982.

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska community seeks funds to move homes away from river - KTUU.com

Alaska community seeks funds to move homes away from river  KTUU.com

An Alaska community whose riverbank is quickly eroding is seeking funding to relocate homes.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Planet Alaska: So, you want to learn how to harvest wild edibles in Alaska. - Juneau Empire

Planet Alaska: So, you want to learn how to harvest wild edibles in Alaska.  Juneau Empire

So, you want to learn how to harvest wild edibles in Alaska. At Planet Alaska, we are often asked how to harvest all sorts of things. We have been teaching ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Does the risk outweigh the reward for Alaska flight-seeing passengers? - Los Angeles Times

Does the risk outweigh the reward for Alaska flight-seeing passengers?  Los Angeles Times

Three recent fatal crashes raise questions about small-plane flights over Alaska's scenery, long a draw for cruise-ship passengers.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Chance of thunderstorms over southern Alaska through Friday - KTUU.com

Chance of thunderstorms over southern Alaska through Friday  KTUU.com

Sunshine and 60s show up in Southcentral Alaska. Showers, even thunderstorms building in the afternoons and evenings.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 4:47 am


Alaska joins in solidarity against NYC gun ban - KTUU.com

Alaska joins in solidarity against NYC gun ban  KTUU.com

Alaska signs onto Louisiana's amicus brief urging the US Supreme Court to strike down strict gun regulations.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


More airspace restrictions sought near Air Force radar station in Alaska - AirForceTimes.com

More airspace restrictions sought near Air Force radar station in Alaska  AirForceTimes.com

The U.S. military has proposed expanding restricted airspace around Alaska's Clear Air Force Station, officials said.

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Attorney General William Barr's visit to Alaska shines light on public safety emergency - CBS News

Attorney General William Barr's visit to Alaska shines light on public safety emergency  CBS News

Isolated communities in the state experience have the highest rates of domestic violence and sexual assault in the U.S., while one in three towns has no local ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Vanishing ice: Alaska’s shrinking glaciers drive a new brand of tourism - Anchorage Daily News

Vanishing ice: Alaska’s shrinking glaciers drive a new brand of tourism  Anchorage Daily News

One operator flies clients to a “glamping” site on Spencer Glacier. Another visits a giant new Lake George iceberg. Their clients say they want to see the glaciers ...

Published on 2 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Initial report released in fatal Alaska plane crash - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Initial report released in fatal Alaska plane crash  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A pilot who crashed a commercial floatplane while landing at a southeast Alaska village had just five hours of floatplane ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


“Enough Is Enough”: Native Leaders Ask William Barr to Help Fix Alaska’s Law Enforcement Crisis - ProPublica

“Enough Is Enough”: Native Leaders Ask William Barr to Help Fix Alaska’s Law Enforcement Crisis  ProPublica

At a gathering in Anchorage, the U.S. attorney general said he would work to provide greater security in rural areas.

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Record-Breaking Heat in Alaska Wreaks Havoc on Communities and Ecosystems - Smithsonian

Record-Breaking Heat in Alaska Wreaks Havoc on Communities and Ecosystems  Smithsonian

This article is from Hakai Magazine, an online publication about science and society in coastal ecosystems. Read more stories like this at hakaimagazine.com.

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska Air Offers $12 Upgrades To Celebrate Its J.D. Power Win - Forbes

Alaska Air Offers $12 Upgrades To Celebrate Its J.D. Power Win  Forbes

Alaska Airlines is offering premium upgrades starting at $12 to celebrate its 12th straight year being named top airline in the J.D. Power 2019 North America ...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


'Enough is enough': AG Barr hears from Alaska Native leaders about rural justice problems - KTOO

'Enough is enough': AG Barr hears from Alaska Native leaders about rural justice problems  KTOO

U.S. Attorney General William Barr met with Alaska Native leaders from around the state today in Anchorage to discuss law enforcement challenges in rural ...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Why Hundreds of Puffins Washed Up Dead on an Alaskan Beach - The Atlantic

Why Hundreds of Puffins Washed Up Dead on an Alaskan Beach  The Atlantic

Lauren Divine first heard that the birds were dying on October 13, 2016, when one of her colleagues stumbled across the corpse of a tufted puffin while walking ...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Fishing boat captain fined for polluting Alaska waters - KTUU.com

Fishing boat captain fined for polluting Alaska waters  KTUU.com

A fishing boat captain who dumped sandblast waste into southeast Alaska waters was ordered to pay $10000 and perform 40 hours of community *service* .

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Alaska plane crash: Third small plane crash in 2 weeks in Alaska kills at least one person; this plane crashed in Prince William Sound - CBS News

Alaska plane crash: Third small plane crash in 2 weeks in Alaska kills at least one person; this plane crashed in Prince William Sound  CBS News

At least one of three people on a small plane that crashed in Alaska's Prince William Sound Tuesday was killed, the Coast Guard said. The other two had ...

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


8 New Alaska Adventures Not to Miss This Year - Condé Nast Traveler

8 New Alaska Adventures Not to Miss This Year  Condé Nast Traveler

We're about to kick off the high season for travel to Alaska: Summer is a popular time for vacationers looking for mild temps, plenty of wildlife, and no shortage of ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


The surprising humanity of 19th century 1500-mile trek through Alaska - Juneau Empire

The surprising humanity of 19th century 1500-mile trek through Alaska  Juneau Empire

Henry Allen's trans-Alaska exploration in 1885 often gets called the Lewis and Clark Expedition of Alaska, but that's not right, says Russ Vander Lugt, a PhD ...

Published on 19 May 2019 | 7:00 am








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