Alaska News

Police arrested Michael Dorell Kelvin Reynold, also known as “Boogie,” Saturday, in connection to the Jan. 27 deaths of Krystal Hawk and Christian Haynes. 

Michelle Theriault Boots
The Palmer Police Department on Sunday morning reported officials were able to recover the body of a 22-year-old man who drove into the river the day before.Alaska Dispatch News
A state financial audit details questionable spending by the old Newtok Traditional Council for an evacuation center, including double billings, an unsupported advance, retroactive pay and a lump sum paid to the chief executive of a tribal nonprofit corporation.Lisa Demer
Eric Pedersen, UAA’s chief of enrollment, breathed a sigh of relief last Monday, the first day of fall semester at UAA. Since last spring, when students could register for fall 2015 classes, the state’s budget woes from plummeting oil prices had dominated headlines. Would students still come?Kathleen McCoy
Anchorage police said a man was stabbed in the face downtown and an apartment building was struck by gunfire in Mountain View in the early morning hours Sunday.Alaska Dispatch News
A 52-year-old woman was killed and a 70-year-old man seriously injured in a Saturday afternoon crash on the Kenai Spur Highway.Alaska Dispatch News

Newtok doesn’t intend to lose itself to the creep of climate change. Of more than two dozen threatened Alaska villages, Newtok is the one farthest along in efforts to relocate to new, higher ground.

Loren Holmes,Lisa Demer

Newtok doesn’t intend to lose itself to the creep of climate change. Of more than two dozen threatened Alaska villages, Newtok is the one farthest along in efforts to relocate to new, higher ground.

Loren Holmes,Lisa Demer
Newtok doesn’t intend to lose itself to the creep of climate change. Of more than two dozen threatened Alaska villages, Newtok is the one farthest along in efforts to relocate to new, higher ground.Lisa Demer
As winter looms, dozens of Willow residents are working with ever-increasing urgency to rebuild homes incinerated in the Sockeye Fire in June. Zaz Hollander