- NOAA issues new guidelines for vessels in glacial fjords Updated: Jul-29-15 7:38 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - New voluntary guidelines for cruise ships and other tour boats aimed at protecting harbor seals, especially vulnerable nursing pups, in Alaska's glacial fjords were announced Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
- Cathay Pacific departs Aleutians after emergency landing Updated: Jul-29-15 7:17 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles departed from a remote U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands late Wednesday morning, hours after making an emergency landing because smoke was detected on board.
- Appeals court reinstates 'Roadless Rule' for Tongass Updated: Jul-29-15 6:55 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a lower-court decision that reinstates prohibitions on road-building and timber harvests in roadless areas of the nation's largest national forest.
- UA appoints new president Updated: Jul-29-15 3:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The University of Alaska Board of Regents has named a new university president after a monthslong search for the right candidate.
- Activists rappel off Oregon bridge to stop Shell icebreaker Updated: Jul-29-15 12:52 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Environmental activists rappelled off Portland's tallest bridge early Wednesday in an effort to stop a Shell Oil Arctic icebreaker from leaving the city.
- Anchorage hospital for service members named for Chris Kyle Updated: Jul-29-15 7:04 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A new Anchorage hospital for veterans and active duty military in need of mental health care has been dedicated to the late Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL who inspired the movie "American Sniper."
- Magnitude-6.3 quake felt by some in Anchorage, Kodiak Updated: Jul-28-15 11:32 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak.
- Barge carrying marine debris could reach Seattle by Aug 5 Updated: Jul-28-15 8:18 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A barge carrying marine debris collected on Alaska shores could arrive in Seattle for sorting and recycling as early as Aug. 5.
- Alaska governor discusses Medicaid expansion decision Updated: Jul-28-15 5:26 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker said he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward that end.
- Utilities officials: groundwater pumping damaged water main Updated: Jul-28-15 1:50 pm
SEATTLE - Seattle Public Utility officials say a downtown cast-iron water main must be replaced after being damaged by the nearby Alaskan Way Viaduct tunnel replacement project.
- Officials arrest 4 in Kodiak drug raid Updated: Jul-28-15 1:10 pm
KODIAK, Alaska - Four people were arrested in Kodiak early Sunday after police said they found drugs and weapons in their homes.
- Black bear spotted in Fairbanks neighborhood Updated: Jul-28-15 11:31 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A black bear has been spotted wandering around the Fairbanks neighborhood of Goldstream Valley.
- Woman shoots self in head after demanding inmates' release Updated: Jul-28-15 7:04 am
SEWARD, Alaska - A woman has been hospitalized after she shot herself in the head outside a Seward maximum-security prison after she demanded inmates be released.
- Scientist: Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mystery Updated: Jul-27-15 8:44 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, a scientist working on the case said Monday.
- New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections Updated: Jul-27-15 7:46 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has chosen a new director for Alaska's Division of Elections.
- Coast Guard ends Kachemak Bay search after boaters call in Updated: Jul-27-15 6:43 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A boat reported missing in Kachemak Bay is out of danger.
- Wreckage of crashed Alaska sightseeing plane recovered Updated: Jul-27-15 6:19 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed near Ketchikan last month, killing all nine people onboard, has been recovered.
- Appeals Court orders review of video testimony in abuse case Updated: Jul-27-15 6:05 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A Fairbanks man convicted in 2013 of sexually abusing two young girls will have his case reviewed after the Alaska Court of Appeals determined the children's videotaped testimony did not receive proper scrutiny by the trial judge.
- Anchorage police seek driver who struck, injured bicyclist Updated: Jul-27-15 5:57 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage Police want help finding a driver who struck a man on a bicycle, fracturing his leg.
- Strong earthquake rattles Alaska's Aleutian Islands Updated: Jul-27-15 2:55 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting no damage from a strong earthquake that rocked Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
- Federal laws have banks turning away marijuana businesses Updated: Jul-27-15 2:52 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Federal laws tying marijuana money with money laundering has banks turning away marijuana businesses.
- Dozens of Anchorage residents displaced following flood Updated: Jul-27-15 12:50 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The storm that flooded Anchorage streets Saturday night also washed away Janice Anderson's first home in 10 years.
- UAS names director of Ketchikan campus as interim provost Updated: Jul-27-15 7:53 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - The University of Alaska Southeast has announced Priscilla Schulte as this school year's interim provost, while the search for a permanent provost is expected to begin in August.
- Anchorage inmate in custody for 20 years dies Updated: Jul-27-15 7:04 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State troopers say an Anchorage Jail inmate who had been in custody for 20 years died at a local hospital.
- Army cook made career keeping soldiers fed Updated: Jul-26-15 4:35 pm
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - The year was sometime around 1965, and Red Cossel had it all. With a full head of long red hair - thus the nickname that's survived his whole life - he dropped out of high school in favor of a car, girlfriend and $100-a-week construction job, good money for the time.