Alaska News

The flies, similar in appearance to common house flies, have emerged in large numbers over the past month at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

 

Yereth Rosen
The driver of a semi hauling two trailers was flown to Anchorage with serious injuries when the tractor-trailer crashed in a wooded area near Cooper Landing, responders said.Megan Edge
As warm temperatures bring breakup to Interior Alaska, crews are scrambling to clean up more than 800 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled when a tractor-trailer overturned on the Dalton Highway near mile 59 last week.Megan Edge
Warmth and moisture mean ideal conditions for birch trees, which can produce more seed and fewer catkins -- good news for allergy suffers.Associated Press
Anchorage Police Department Lt. Anthony Henry has been given a termination notice and is currently on paid leave from the department, according to his attorney.Sean Doogan
A senior manager made a pass at a new employee, then apparently realized his mistake and is giving her the cold shoulder instead. Should she be worried about retaliation?Lynne Curry
The federal estimate of the number of beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction.Dan Joling
Two Darfurian refugees living in Spenard say they woke Sunday to find messages like "Not Welcome" and "Leave Alaska" scrawled on their cars, and the tires deflated. Michelle Theriault Boots
After a visitor tried to bring a pet goat into Denali National Park and Preserve, the National Park Service proposed a ban on domestic sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas in Alaska's national parks. Megan Edge
A bill to eliminate daylight saving time in Alaska is gathering opposition as hearings are set in the state House.Nathaniel Herz