Alaska News

Three teachers and a university professor just completed GCI’s first summer program for teachers, designed to immerse them in the technology and economics of telecommunications in Alaska in order to help GCI develop its workforce.

Lisa Demer
Anchorage police say a man was shot and killed Monday evening in East Anchorage. No suspects were in custody.Tegan Hanlon
The state Department of Transportation is planning changes to make the entrance to the popular Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center at Mile 79 of the Seward Highway safer. Michelle Theriault Boots

America’s Far North cherishes its image of wild purity in a landscape so vast it can sometimes seem barely touched by people. But the roughly 600 military installations across Alaska tell a different story.

Kirk Johnson
The man who jumped into the Chena River in Fairbanks is still missing, with the Tanana Chiefs Conference Village Public Safety Officer agency taking over recovery efforts Monday.Suzanna Caldwell
There were no reported injuries Monday after someone in a SUV opened fire on a car pulled over on the side of the road, Anchorage police say.Tegan Hanlon
Three defendants charged in the September 2013 death of 50-year-old seasonal fisherman Ferdinand Marquez pleaded guilty Monday to murder and manslaughter.Jerzy Shedlock
After four years of investigations and four separate criminal cases brought by the state against a Wasilla-based fishing and hunting guide, an Anchorage judge was unconvinced and handed down minimal penalties against the guide in the sole unresolved case.Jerzy Shedlock
Air carrier PenAir plans to move even further beyond its core Southwest Alaska market with at least one new route based in the Pacific Northwest.Jeannette Lee Falsey
Four people have been charged with stealing $200 worth of oysters from a Little Jakolof Cove oyster farm across Kachemak Bay from Homer.Suzanna Caldwell