Alaska News

As burned-out Willow residents begin rebuilding after the Sockeye fire, dog mushers are getting much of the attention -- and the donations -- but those involved in the rebuilding effort say they're trying to help the whole community.

Zaz Hollander
The pair of earthquakes were roughly 38 kilometers from the Southcentral Alaska community of Talkeetna, and could be felt in Anchorage.Laurel Andrews
The Cessna 180 float plane suffered a loss of power around 2:45 p.m., necessitating an emergency landing north of Anchorage, the National Transportation Safety Board said.Laurel Andrews
Eagles surrounded Unalaska City Hall, horrifying two workers who feared for their safety on their way home Monday evening. Jim Paulin
Several months ago,  Margan Grover -- a field anthropologist and research associate at UAA -- asked the Alaska Department of Fish and Game if UAA could acquire several bear carcasses for its forensics class.Rick Sinnott
No one was injured when a plane made a forced landing along the Seward Highway near Potter Marsh on Saturday evening. Zaz Hollander

Ketchikan has gone back to work after a plane crash June 25 killed eight tourists, and its skies are once again buzzing with floatplanes. The crash was an off-limits topic at the many other flying services in town.

Bob Hallinen
Ketchikan has gone back to work after a plane crash June 25 killed eight tourists, and its skies are once again buzzing with floatplanes. The crash was an off-limits topic at the many other flying services in town.Nathaniel Herz,Tegan Hanlon
A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, authorities said Sunday.Associated Press
The segment "Living in Denali" weighed in on whether Alaska's Mount McKinley should be renamed.Laurel Andrews