A new report released Monday puts a price tag on a deal for the state to buy the Legislature's renovated Anchorage office space: It's at least $30 million steeper than moving lawmakers to existing state-owned offices elsewhere downtown.
Alaska State Troopers are creating a new unit to focus on violent crime in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta -- an area of Alaska with among the country’s highest rates of reported violence including assaults and sex crimes.
As part of its recent decision, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission struck down an effort by the owners of the trans-Alaska pipeline to use higher shipping rates to pay off more than $100 million in increased property taxes related to a 2006 adjustment.
The state of Alaska struggled to find the right place for Gilbert Nashookpuk, a convicted sex offender who'd been in trouble with the law from the time he turned 18. Now, he's charged with killing his caretaker at an Anchorage assisted living home.Alaska NewsMichelle Theriault Boots
Getting the world's governments to reach agreement at the United Nations' climate conference in Paris is going to require careful politics, but the effort may be up against a tougher challenge: mathematics.Nation-WorldChris Mooney | The Washington Post
The clubhouse that sits 75 feet in the air has been deemed Alaska’s “tallest, farthest north space needle” by its owner, and its history is defined both by wild inventiveness and tragedy.Laurel Andrews
A new report released Monday puts a price tag on a deal for the state to buy the Legislature's renovated Anchorage office space: It's at least $30 million steeper than moving lawmakers to existing state-owned offices elsewhere downtown.Nathaniel Herz
A culture-first approach at the Shungnak school is reconnecting students in the Northwest Arctic village of Shungnak with their heritage, through programs like an Inupiaq word of the day, or sessions where elders teach students traditional methods for butchering seal.Shady Grove Oliver | The Arctic Sounder
Across wide swaths of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State, with the goal of building a credible government, has set up a predatory and violent bureaucracy that wrings every last U.S. dollar, Iraqi dinar and Syrian pound it can from those who live under its control, or pass through its territory.
A solid, sickening thump could be heard on impact, and left a motorcyclist wondering if her riding partner and husband was seriously hurt, or worse after a collision with an Alaska moose.Yonah Lempert Luecken