Alaska

15 of the most beautiful places in Alaska | Photo Gallery

With mountains to climb, rivers to raft, glaciers to coo over and a bevy of bears to photograph, Alaska is the ultimate wilderness. From the moment …

Outdoors

13 spots to frequent in Alaska if you want to be a true local

The thing about Alaska is, it’s crazy special — a truth repeatedly proved by visitors’ reactions and peoples’ responses to wayward Alaskans …

North America Travel

Wickstrom: Finding world-class fishing in Alaska’s remote Kenai Peninsula

Walking the aisles of last week’s International Sportsmen’s Exposition I couldn’t help but think how lucky I have been to have traveled to and fished …

Fishing

Episode 123: What you need to know to plan an RV trip to Alaska

Survey any group of RVers about what’s number one on their bucket list and inevitably, one destination will be at the very top: Alaska, a wilderness …

Campers

Candace Cameron Bure dyed her hair a shinny reddish brown and it’s our new winter inspo

Candace Cameron Bure is our new winter hair inspiration; the blonde actress has switched things up by going a shade darker with her locks.<p>Currently …

Fashion

Alaska volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud to 31,000 feet

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska volcano active since mid-December has erupted again.<p>Bogoslof Volcano in the Aleutian lslands erupted at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday and sent up an ash cloud estimated at 31,000 feet.<p>The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the aviation threat code to red, the highest level. …

The Arctic

Bikepacking Calendar – 2017

<b>Bikepacking Calendar 2017</b><p><b>Weekenders – >300km</b><p><b>January</b><p>January 6th – Tuscobia Winter Ultra (120km/240km) – Wisconsin, USA<p><b>February</b><p>February 5th – Yukon …

United States

Recipe Box: Beet hummus

DayBreak<p>Over the years, hummus has become a mainstay on American appetizer menus. As the Mediterranean spread’s trend factor has increased, so have …

U.S. Presidency

Local marijuana retailer is a major hit

Alaska Fireweed's grand opening success continues to bring in customers

Cannabis

Police investigate homicide at downtown Anchorage hotel

Anchorage police have arrested a man for a homicide that occurred in a downtown hotel Monday morning. Investigators are calling it the city's first …

Anchorage

Video: Kite Skiing in Alaska

If you've read my updates on the progress of the explorers in Antarctica this season, you've no doubt seen a few mentions of kite skiers out on the …

North America Travel

Alaska lawmakers kick off session cheerfully, but rifts lurk below the surface

JUNEAU — Buoyed by friends and family, and a few patches of blue sky after days of rain, the Alaska Legislature cheerfully convened Tuesday for its …

Government

Alaska 7 Day Land Tour

The ideal tour of Alaska is at least 14 days: one week cruising the Inside Passage and the other week+ exploring the land. If you’re like me and …

Denali National Park

Selma Blair Says Her Plane Outburst Was a ‘Regrettable Thing’ and a ‘Mistake’

Selma Blair says she’s “doing great” following her outburst on an airplane last June.<p>“It’s a regrettable thing,” Blair, 44, tells PEOPLE of last …

Celebrity News

A Messenger of American Indian Culture

NEW YORK—The desire to preserve and pass on authentic teachings from America’s indigenous people is embodied in Yvonne Wakim Dennis.<p>It is perhaps a …

Alaska Natives

Congress votes to repeal Affordable Care Act; kinda, sorta replacement is next

Mark Trahant / <i>Trahant Reports</i><p>Congress has voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Kinda, sorta. Because it’s actually way more complicated than a …

Alaska Natives

Defense secretary pick: Trump supports the F-35

FAIRBANKS — President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for the Secretary of Defense defended the F-35 fighter jet and downplayed Trump’s criticism of the …

National and Alaska tribal health leader Sally Smith dies

A Yup’ik woman from the Bristol Bay region known as one of the people who created the Alaska tribal health system and a savvy national advocate died …

Health Care

Formline 'U' Shapes

Sometimes it’s good to practice single formline elements independent of each other, such as the wide variety of ovoid shapes, or the endless …

Alaska Natives

Park Service increases senior lifetime pass cost

FAIRBANKS — Since 1994, seniors could buy lifetime passes to the country’s national parks for $10. That likely ends this year.<p>After 22 years without …

Denali National Park

Feds award Anchorage coalition $1.5 million to help homeless teens

ANCHORAGE –<p>The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH) $1.5 million as part …

Anchorage

Coldest temperatures in years coming to Southcentral, Interior Alaska this week

Alaskans can expect some of the coldest winter temperatures in years this week as a deep chill moves into Southcentral and the Interior, …

Climate

Delta flight makes unexpected landing in Cold Bay, FAA points to engine trouble

ANCHORAGE — A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Cold Bay Saturday morning after experiencing what an aviation official described as …

Aviation

ConocoPhillips announces oil discovery

News<p>Feds award Anchorage coalition $1.5 million to help homeless teens<p>The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the …

Oil Exploration

Driver in fatal hit-and-run turns himself in to police

ANCHORAGE –<p><i>Last updated at 10:55 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14</i><p>The Anchorage Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian on …

Crime

Family remembers woman killed in Anchorage hit-and-run collision

Family members on Sunday identified the woman killed in a Saturday morning hit-and-run crash in Anchorage as 40-year-old Ida Bell Jackson.<p>Police said …

Anchorage

For veterans, Alaska offers space and a safety net

ANCHORAGE — Monday night was lasagna night inside the strip-mall storefront of VFW Post 9981. Clemson was still behind Alabama on the big screens as regulars trickled in. At the bar, Joe Federmann considered how Esteban Santiago fell through the social safety net Alaska has for veterans.<p>A young …

Anchorage

ConocoPhillips: Big New Oil Discovery In Alaska Could Produce 100,000 Barrels Per Day

Conoco is Alaska's #1 oil producer with 2015 production averaging 178,000 boe/d (89% oil).<p>Recent and big new discoveries by COP will revitalize …

Oil

Key moves of 2016’s ecclesiastical ‘chess game’

Leadership of the Church in the United States has shifted a great deal in the last several months. The variety of recent episcopal appointments among …

Pope Francis

Review: Entering Time a sensitive appreciation of Edenshaw’s art

<b>Entering Time</b><p><i>by Colin Browne</i><p>Talonbooks<p>In any form of critical appreciation, including book reviewing, perspective lies at the heart of our …

Alaska Natives