In Alaska, the line between winter and spring is a narrow one, and it can sometimes be tough to tell the seasons apart. But there are ways to gear up now for the state's glorious summer adventure season.
A search is underway Tuesday for a 33-year-old Nevada man who has been missing since Monday evening, Alaska State Troopers said. Matt Asturi was last seen canoeing on Upper Trail Lake about 15 minutes before his canoe was discovered floating upside down.
Republican leaders say they have solid ground to extend the Legislature's work beyond 90 days because they are relying on the Alaska Constitution's maximum 120-day session limit, not the shorter limit established by the voter initiative process in 2006.
In a show Monday evening that marked his first (but maybe not last) trip to Alaska and was billed as the enigmatic musician’s first-ever totally acoustic performance, Jack White captivated concert-goers, many of whom waited for hours outside the Wendy Williamson Auditorium in a sopping snow earlier in the day for a chance at a precious ticket.MusicChris Bieri
Rank-and-file legislators trickled into the Capitol later than usual Monday as Republican and Democratic leaders met to try to resolve a budget impasse that extended the Alaska Legislature’s 90-day session past its scheduled adjournment Sunday night.PoliticsNathaniel Herz
Alaska State Troopers said 18-year-old Devin Iredale-Sharp was declared dead not long after police and emergency services responded to a Soldotna 911 call. Few details were immediately available, but troopers said they did not suspect foul play. Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: Goliat has not generated as much controversy as other Arctic oil operations. Perhaps there is some sense of resignation that turning back the tide of development may seem impossible?Mia Bennett
A newly analyzed object from the University of Colorado-led Cape Espenberg dig is providing more evidence of prehistoric trade or contacts between the residents of Northwest Alaska and their neighbors across the Bering Strait.Yereth Rosen
Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be -- life in prison or the death penalty -- as survivors and victims' families weigh in with their views.
The United States sent the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and a guided missile cruiser to join 10 other U.S. warships in the waters off Yemen on Monday to warn Iran about its shipments of weapons to rebels there, U.S. officials said.
It could have been just the hobby Tlingit artist Rico Worl chose: painting formline designs -- art where lines taper and swell, creating shapes to depict human and animals -- on skateboards for friends and relatives.