Speaking at the annual convention in Anchorage late Friday morning, Rep. Don Young, 81, said his personal feelings about the topic -- because of the loss of a family member by suicide -- “may have caused me to mangle some of my statements and comments, (and) that’s caused this uproar."
Four men accused of raping a homeless teenage girl in an Eagle River apartment in March 2013 have all pleaded guilty to felony coercion, a charge filed Wednesday during a routine status hearing that replaced the state’s original indictment.
For the first time in their lives, as Gov. Sean Parnell, state legislators, tribal leaders and an overflow crowd looked on, Alaska Native people one by one took the microphone Thursday to speak in their Native language -- as an official state language.
A new app launched this week in Anchorage connects homeowners with snowplow services -- and it appears to be receiving a warmer welcome than did the ride-sharing service with which it shares some similarities.BusinessSean Doogan
Lead poisoning nearly took out the population of eagles in the Lower 48, and was a huge contributing factor of waterfowl mortality before it was outlawed for waterfowl hunting in 1991 John Schandelmeier
A new app launched this week in Anchorage connects homeowners with snowplow services -- and it appears to be receiving a warmer welcome than did the ride-sharing service with which it shares some similarities.Sean Doogan
Russia says the new shipping rules for the Arctic and Antarctic, expected to go into effect in 2017, are too strict; critics say they still lack some important protections. James Thomson, Barents Observer