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Democrat Byron Mallott and independent Bill Walker have been meeting since midweek to discuss whether they should merge their gubernatorial campaigns into a bipartisan or nonpartisan unity ticket.
Richard Mauer
A plane with four people aboard went down shortly after takeoff from Lake Hood Sunday evening, coming down in the woods not far from the airport.
Michelle Theriault Boots
With two months left before Alaskans vote on a ballot measure to potentially legalize recreational marijuana, the groups for and against the initiative are ramping up their outreach efforts.
Laurel Andrews
The Army Corps of Engineers is working on the final new barracks as part of an effort to meet federal standards enacted in 1995 by the Secretary of Defense. The model requires barracks for single personnel to resemble “small efficiency apartments.” 
Tegan Hanlon
On the eroding Bering Sea coast of far Western Alaska, archaeologists from around the world are unearthing remnants of an ancient Yup’ik village frozen in place for hundreds of years.
Lisa Demer
OPINION: Raising the federal minimum wage would make a difference in the lives of 28 million people, including every single Alaska resident.CommentaryThomas E. Perez
On the Kenai Peninsula, where visitors account for a 40 percent swell in the local economy each summer, a year of disappointing salmon runs means a bottom line that looks a little bleak for local businesses.BusinessMegan Edge
When Alaska Central Express flight 51 crashed near Dillingham on March 8, 2013, it was the result of mistakes made by numerous people, both on the ground and in the air. As with all crashes, there are lessons to be learned.Bush PilotColleen Mondor
OPINION: A new study indicates that overuse of antibiotics is degrading our overall health. The best solution may not be trying to replace what we have sanitized out of us but rather to try not to mess so much with our bodies and diets in the first place.CommentaryCarey Restino


Basketball pro Griffin a hit at youth camp

Kelsey Griffin, Alaska's only professional women's basketball player, spent Saturday morning at Wasilla's AT&T Sports Center showing a group of about 60 kids, most of them girls, that hoop dreams aren't just for boys.Beth Bragg


Lumberjack act a fair favorite, year after year

Fred Scheer's Lumberjack Show is as much a part of the Alaska State Fair as giant cabbages and decadent cream puffs, a fixture for more than 20 years. That's a lot of yo-hos.Beth Bragg

News & Politics

The Matanuska River is closing in on Ed and Val Musial's home in Sutton. A planned project might be enough to route the river away, but it's dependent on the slow-moving wheels of government.
Marc Lester


Archeologists uncover Inuit driftwood house in Canada’s western Arctic

The dwelling, constructed from wood that floated down the Mackenzie River, is part of a larger group that may date back 500 years and be the biggest community of its kind discovered in the High Arctic. Marc Montgomery, Radio Canada International