Alaska 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
Lake Atna filled the Copper River valley from about 60,000 to 10,000 years ago. Glennallen, Copper Center and Gulkana were underwater then, in the depths of a water body twice the size of the Great Salt Lake. Ned Rozell
Hal Hart, who has served as Juneau’s community development director, will oversee planning and transportation projects in Anchorage and work to make the department more "customer-friendly," Mayor Berkowitz’s office said Friday.Devin Kelly
Authorities responded shortly before 11 a.m. to a report that someone had driven a car over an embankment and into the fast-moving river north of Sherrod Elementary School in Palmer.Devin Kelly
Nearly two years after the death of 53-year-old Timothy Backus, state prosecutors have entered into plea deals with two people charged with his death.Jerzy Shedlock
A private boat heard a radio mayday call reporting that five people were in the water in the Valdez Narrows Friday evening. Devin Kelly
Two men were seriously injured in separate shootings early Saturday morning in Anchorage -- one on the south side and one downtown. Devin Kelly