Alaska

Video: Up Denali's West Buttress Route

As climbing operations begin to wind down in the Himalaya, things are starting to heat up on Denali, where teams of other climbers are now starting …

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Alaska Natives honored for protecting territory during WWII

Officials on Friday posthumously honored more than a dozen members of a largely Alaska Native citizen militia who protected the U.S. territory from …

Alaska Natives

NUE Shares A Video For His Smooth, Motivational Slapper “Alaska”

The Canadian rapper’s new project Iroquois is out now.<p>"Shit gon' change, it has to." Lines like this add layers to NUE's song "Alaska," a catchy …

Music

GM just updated one of its most important vehicles

GMC is GM's truck brand for consumers looking for a little more from their pick-up truck or SUV.<p>The division sports a lineup of pickups and crossovers, as well as a large-and-in-charge Yukon SUV, all of which have been critical to powering GM to record sales and profits in the US.<p>GMC also has a …

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Denali National Parks: the best ways to enjoy the park

Denali National Park is the third largest National Park in the United States, encompassing 6 million acres of wilderness. Park rangers and the …

Denali National Park

Return Native American objects to their rightful home

The Department of Interior that protects cultural identity has warned a school in Newton, Massachusetts from selling a sacred fishhook

Alaska Natives

Sm’algyax conference works to save Tsimshian language

There are only six fluent speakers of the Tsimshian language, Sm’algyax, left in Alaska. Interest in the language is on the rise, however.<p>“I try not …

Language Learning

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Alaska's southern coast

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued two kayakers who were near an island off the coast of southern Alaska and became separated …

Weather

Sullivan faces health care questions in town hall meeting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan had to deal with a crowd of hundreds of occasionally hostile Alaskans at a town hall forum.<p>Sullivan …

United States

East Fairbanks to get more bike, pedestrian paths

FAIRBANKS — The network of bike and pedestrian paths in Fairbanks is expanding this summer with two projects slated to enhance connectivity, along …

Urban Design

Trump Cuts Student Aid to Feed School Privatization

President Donald Trump drops in on charter and private school students attending an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, May …

Alaska Natives

Alaskans walk barefoot through Anchorage to raise awareness about human trafficking

Breanna Rutledge stood barefoot in downtown Anchorage on Saturday afternoon, joining her husband, young daughter and roughly 300 others who walked a …

Anchorage

Fairbanks expands long-term housing for area homeless with new facility

FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks has a homelessness problem and, as Mayor Jim Matherly has pointed out on multiple occasions, it can be a matter of life and …

Housing

Locals flock to eighth Really Free Market

FAIRBANKS — The anticipation was palpable but the mood jovial Saturday morning as the clock ticked down to the opening of the Really Free Market on …

New Offer: How to Earn 500 Bonus Alaska Miles via Groupon Purchase!

One of the things that we frequently did before the little ones came along was use some killer Groupon deals to go out to eat at restaurants all …

Groupon

The Proposed Education Budget Will Cut Programs for Special Education, Low-Income Families, and the Arts

The Administration is proposing the elimination of some important K-12 programs.<p>Sergej Cash/ShutterstockThe <i>Washington Post</i> has obtained a preliminary—but "near final"—version of the Education Department's 2018 budget proposal, which means we're getting our first glimpse at what kind of changes the …

Alaska Natives

Trump Administration to Raid Public Ed to Fund School Choice Programs

Deirdre Fulton, staff writerThe Trump administration is preparing to unveil a sweeping school choice plan that would be prioritized at the expense of …

Alaska Natives

Murkowski bolsters Interior Department deputy nominee

WASHINGTON — Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski pledged to move President Donald Trump's nominee to be number two at the Interior Department, David …

Denali National Park

Anchorage gallery loses thousands of dollars in burglary

Dos Manos Gallery on West Northern Lights Boulevard in Midtown was robbed on Monday night.Gallery owner Kara Kirkpatrick said at least $5,000 in cash …

Anchorage

Alaska may see warmer than normal temperatures this summer

Weather<p>The Climate Prediction Center has released it’s latest summer outlook, and a warm summer may be ahead for Alaska. According to the outlook, …

Dramatic Skies Assignment Winner Caleb Weston

Congratulations to Caleb Weston for winning the Dramatic Skies Assignment with his image, "Polychrome Overlook, Denali National Park."<p>“Last year, my …

Denali National Park

Copper River salmon are swimming their way toward Anchorage markets this week

The birch leaves are growing seemingly by the minute. Farmers markets keep popping up. And the Copper River commercial fishery is scheduled to open …

Farmers' Markets

Alaska strip club owner plans summer protests

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man is resurrecting a strip club he operated on board his converted crab boat before he was convicted on waste …

Coast Guard

Alaska governor calls for special session to resolve deficit

Wednesday marked a constitutional deadline for Alaska lawmakers to end their regular session. But with a budget and plan for addressing Alaska's …

Denali National Park

You Can Now Redeem Alaska Miles For Travel On Condor

In March Alaska announced a new partnership with Condor, allowing passengers to credit Condor flights to Mileage Plan. It has taken almost two …

Airlines

Anchorage police respond to 2 shootings Tuesday night

Anchorage police are responding to two separate shootings Tuesday night that each have a single victim, according to a dispatcher.<p>Officers responded …

Anchorage

Man accused of cheating Alaska Natives sentenced to prison

A man, who federal prosecutors label a cheat and a bully, will spend time in prison for tax crimes.<p>Brent Meisner, who was found to have left about …

Alaska Natives

Alaska Crosses Historic Tourism Threshold Without State Marketing Help

A new report says Alaska had a record number of visitors to the state last year.<p>The report says more than 1.8 million people visited the state …

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Alaska had more visitors last summer than ever before

Last summer set a record for the number of visitors to Alaska.More than 1.8 million people visited Alaska from May through September of 2016, "the …

Cruise Ships

Police investigate vehicle-cyclist collision in South Anchorage

Police said they are investigating a South Anchorage collision involving a vehicle and a bicyclist Monday, which sent the bicyclist to the hospital …

Anchorage