Alaska News

The municipality of Anchorage will expand its stake in a Cook Inlet gas field in a $152 million deal with ConocoPhillips that also involves Chugach Electric Association, officials announced Monday.

Alex DeMarban
An Anchorage Fire Department spokesman says "everything’s back to normal" after a sedan burned near Eklutna on the inbound Glenn Highway Monday morning.Alaska Dispatch News
A newly released study found that every dollar put into the Alaska Marine Highway System has double the economic benefit to Alaska.Associated Press
The Walker administration plans to generate at least $10 million more annually for Alaska and reduce imports of Lower 48 crude oil by sharply boosting the amount of royalty oil it sells to in-state refiners.Alex DeMarban
Charging documents shed new light on an incident that precipitated a Kodiak manhunt by Alaska State Troopers last month, with the suspect now in custody.Alaska Dispatch News
Frazzled? Fuming? Fed up? Children with difficult behaviors can test the best of us. Here’s where to turn for help.Jill Burke
South Restaurant + Coffeehouse is trying something different with a new chef stopping by once a month to cook shoulder to shoulder with the restaurant's executive chef.Suzanna Caldwell
A minor earthquake shook parts of Southcentral Alaska on Sunday afternoon, as Alaskans settled in for the second half of the Super Bowl.Alaska Dispatch News

Morning sunshine brightened the trails as 500 skiers participated in the 20th annual Alaska Ski For Women at Kincaid Park on Super Bowl Sunday.

Bill Roth
From the rural locations of many airports to the state's high cost of living, the Transportation Security Administration says hiring in Alaska is particularly challenging, with many positions open at more than a dozen airports.Hope Miller