Alaska

Denali National Park’s Sled Dog Puppycam Is About to Become Your New Obsession

One of the great benefits of technology is that is can bring people from all over the world together to simultaneously witness the same event. And …

Nature

Anchorage man sent to prison for 64 years after sexual rampage

An Anchorage man with a killing in his long-ago past has been sentenced to 64 years in prison for what authorities described as a bizarre sexual and …

Crime

Mumps outbreak hits Anchorage, 13 cases confirmed

Alaska and Anchorage officials say a mumps outbreak has hit the city, with 13 cases of the infection being confirmed as of Sept. 25.<p>KTUU-TV reported …

Public Health

Fall Foliage Livecams Are a Real Thing—Here's How to Watch

The U.S National Park Service has webcams in 47 parks across the country.<p>With October quickly approaching, travelers can look forward to one nature's best shows: the changing of the leaves. Brilliant hues of red, orange, and gold slowly seep into the trees, marking the arrival of fall. One of the …

National Parks

Medicaid Redux: Graham Cassidy Again

Where Medicaid is concerned, the latest version of Graham Cassidy, made public on September 24, 2017, retains the contours of the earlier version. …

Health Care

Alaskan harvests believed record breaking bull moose

This week Alaska’s Israel Payton brought home what is believed to be a world record bull moose at 80 inches.<p>"We tried to stand it up with cow calls, …

GOP Leaders are Trying to Bribe An Alaska Senator to Repeal Obamacare—By Letting Her State Keep Obamacare

For backers of Graham-Cassidy, which supporters have described as a repeal of Obamacare, the number one target is Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, who …

ObamaCare

Alaska sees 26 percent drop in health insurance rates

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaskans buying health insurance on the individual market will see a decrease of 26.5 percent in rates next year, the sole …

Health Care

Mother: Healthcare repeal could mean 'difference between life and death'

Dozens of Alaskans rallied downtown, urging Alaska senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan to vote 'No' on the latest attempt to repeal the …

Liberal View

Boxed cake mix sweetens life in far-flung regions of Alaska

GAMBELL, Alaska —<p>In a modest boardinghouse on an Alaskan island just 30 miles across the sea from Russia, a handwritten order form hangs on the …

Cupcakes

Autumn drive into Denali National Park is a wild experience

DENALI NATIONAL PARK — One of the largest bull moose I have ever seen faced off against a smaller animal about 30 yards away, the two eyeing each …

Denali National Park

Visiting Finland's New National Park Is Like Stepping into a Storybook Forest

From the very first step, Hossa National Park in northeastern Finland feels familiar. It seems almost as if it’s the fairy-tale forest of storybooks …

Travel

Our Alaskan Summer Adventure

For the 4th year in a row, we have been so lucky to spend a week of our summer with friends who live in Texas. My son, being an only child looks …

National Parks

Alaska Native interns with NASA, helps with Mars mission

An Alaska Native interned with NASA this summer and was tasked with helping the administration get its next orbiter mission to Mars.<p>KYUK-FM reports …

Business

Juneau takes a novel approach to dealing with chronic shoplifters

Weary of a burgeoning shoplifting problem, Juneau is embarking on an experimental approach to reducing petty theft without putting people in …

Justice

On-site pot consumption resolution voted down in Fairbanks Assembly

A resolution supporting on-site consumption of marijuana at licensed establishments was voted down by the Fairbanks Borough Assembly at a meeting …

Cannabis

Yahtzee sails Alaska

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With too many caribou remaining, the Nelchina hunt has been extended

Once again, hunters pursuing caribou in the Nelchina herd have not been successful enough to ease biologists' fears of a population crash, prompting …

Hunting

Remote Heli-Hiking in Denali State Park, Alaska

Go for a hike in a place where few others have walked. The 325,240 acre Denali State Park, is the definition of remote Alaska. Accessed only by …

Adventure Travel

Alaska Native tribes, villages win HUD grants

Federal officials say 14 Alaska Native tribes and villages have won grants totaling more than $7 million for housing projects and economic …

Business

Deadline arrives for comments on Alaska whaling quotas

Thursday is the deadline for public comments on future annual quotas for 11 Alaska Native villages whose subsistence hunters are authorized to …

Business

Denali National Park celebrates its 100th anniversary

Everybody say, “Awww.” Even the sled-dog puppies are birthday-themed this year as Denali National Park and Preserve marks 100 years since it was established.<p>Cupcake, Happy, Pinata and Party will greet guests this year at one of the park’s most popular activities, the ranger-led sled dog …

National Parks

Anchorage police say man charged with sexual assault of minor may have more victims

Anchorage police say a 75-year-old man arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl may have more victims.<p>Police say Harry Norman …

Crime

There's a Whole New Reason to Book an Alaska Cruise in 2018

The food in Southeast ports like Juneau is becoming as much an attraction as the world-class scenery<p>Alaska has always been extraordinarily lucky, …

Restaurants

Unusual and historic miniature golf courses around the USA

Whether you know your way around the links or not, everyone can take a shot at a hole-in-one when it comes to miniature golf.<p>The history of miniature golf may in fact date back to the 1860s when a Ladies Putting Club was built in St. Andrews, Scotland. In the USA, the sensation began sweeping the …

Travel

Seeing Alaska through exchange student’s eyes

Nicolas Eckert, 12, had a few doubts when he and his classmates disembarked from a Condor Air flight in Anchorage earlier this month.<p>"I was nervous …

Denali National Park

Alaska Gold Rush town struggles with hard-drinking legacy

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The old Gold Rush town of Nome on Alaska’s western coast is trying again to address hard drinking that’s deeply entrenched there …

Denver

Community members and archaeologists race against time at Nunalleq

Archeologists, tribal leaders and volunteers are racing against time to recover as many artifacts as they can from Nunalleq, an ancient village along …

Archaeology

Anchorage 1770 Crowned the Best of the Best of Summer 2017

Every week from Memorial Day through Labor Day, our readers voted for the best spots of the summer. Last week, <i>Coastal Living</i> put all the Best of …

Travel

With calm consistency, most Alaska dogs can be trained

MACLAREN RIVER — My first dog memory is getting bitten by a cocker spaniel as a 3-year-old. I tried to take a bone away from the dog, whose name was …

Pets