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
State leaders in blood-red Alaska fear further restrictions as Obama prepares to visit, but he's earned points with efforts to highlight the Arctic, visit remote communities and allow offshore exploration. Alex DeMarban
The agenda for Monday's Arctic conference is heavy on Alaska speakers, and the topics go beyond climate change.Yereth Rosen
The Alaska Legislature approved paid trips for 40 lawmakers and staffers to a conference in Seattle earlier this month, despite recent calls from some of those same legislators to limit state agency travel because of the budget crisis.Nathaniel Herz
In an interview Saturday, Gov. Bill Walker talked about his upcoming trip from Washington, D.C., to Alaska with President Obama and what he wants to communicate.Marc Lester
Signs of the complicated security protocols underlying President Barack Obama's visit have been popping up around the state for weeks. What happens behind the scenes to pull it off?Erica Martinson
Small planes will be grounded for stretches in Seward, Dillingham and Kotzebue during President Barack Obama’s visits to those towns over the next few days, the Federal Aviation Administration announced.Lisa Demer