When the White House held a summit on earthquake resilience last week, Alaska was conspicuously absent, a sign of the state's struggle to catch up with other earthquake-prone places when it comes to preparedness.
The Legislative Information Office fiasco is not just the doing of Rep. Mike Hawker. The Anchorage edifice could just as well have been dubbed the Chateau Chenault, the Taj McGuire or the Meyer Monument.CommentaryDermot Cole
Stronger winds and thinner ice are forcing Alaska polar bears to work harder to remain in Alaska, according to scientists who have studied increased movements of both sea ice and bears.ScienceNed Rozell
Daniel Henry, a member of the Skagway Assembly, plans to plead guilty to federal charges of willfully failing to file tax returns, and has to pay back more than $600,000 to the government as part of a plea deal. Jerzy Shedlock
2015 saw increased attention paid to the Arctic from the state, the nation and the world. How does Gov. Bill Walker plan to respond to the rapid changes in the region?Shady Grove Oliver | The Arctic Sounder
The target on Sen. Marco Rubio's back grew larger Saturday, as rival candidates, starting with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, sought to turn the Florida senator's polish into a liability in a critical debate.
When Tom Kehrberg and Barb Towarak married in December, it marked a new beginning, in more ways than one. For Tom, it also signaled a goodbye to the homeless lifestyle he's known since the summer of 2014.Marc Lester