Even in Bush Alaska, high schoolers get fancy for prom. The logistics are a little different -- tuxes have to be flown in from Anchorage, there are no limos out here -- but the experience is much the same as the rest of the U.S.
In recent days, residents of the tiny Interior community of Alatna have been without potable water after a fire damaged their water treatment facility. Governor Bill Walker declared a state disaster for the village Sunday. Michelle Theriault Boots
Right about now, Alaskans are digging through the spidery corners of their backyard sheds and garages, pulling out waders and tackle boxes, sweeping leaves off gunnels and hooking up boat trailers. It’s time to get ready for summer and salmon fishing.Kathleen McCoy
The poorest part of Alaska -- drawn as a census area, a kind of place that only exists in this state -- is named after a man who not only never set foot here but who was a slave-owning Civil War general in his home state of South Carolina.
The Joseph T. Craig American Legion Post 3 on Ketchikan's Park Avenue has a new look on one of its exterior walls -- a 15-by-20 foot American flag -- that could attract some attention, thanks to a New York-based artist.Matt Armstrong | Ketchikan Daily News
The Alaska Senate has passed legislation that would authorize financing for a gas project to serve Interior Alaska, without including additional financing authority for other energy projects, as the House version had.Associated Press