Alaska News

The regulations, if they survive the expected legal challenges, could shut down hundreds of coal-fired power plants and create a boom in the production of renewable energy.

CORAL DAVENPORT and GARDINER HARRIS
The National Weather Service on Saturday declared this July the wettest on record for Alaska's capital city, with 10.4 inches of rain measured at Juneau International Airport.Tegan Hanlon
On Saturday morning, seven recent college graduates took off from Anchorage for Tokyo, where they'll prepare to teach English in towns across Japan as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.Tegan Hanlon
Should salmonberries that carpet the tundra be packed into gallon Ziplocs for sale? What about salmon harvested under subsistence rules, not commercial ones? A debate is raging over the sale of traditional Alaska Native foods.Lisa Demer

The 2015 Buddy Walk brought crowds to Clark Middle School to raise awareness about Down syndrome. 

Shelby Lum
Short-term weather systems and long-term climate warming are combining to create conditions ripe for another non-wintery Alaska winter.Yereth Rosen

On Saturday morning, seven recent college graduates took off from Anchorage for Tokyo, where they'll prepare to teach English in towns across Japan as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program.

Tegan Hanlon
Dogs on treadmills are a rare, but not totally new, training technique for mushers. Dallas Seavey wants to take it to the next level.Suzanna Caldwell
State records show Walter Palmer has held hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota, Florida and Alaska, and he claims to have killed a polar bear.Matt Delong | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
The Anchorage School District says a plastic slide melted and other playground equipment burned when a fire ignited Saturday morning at Alpenglow Elementary School in Eagle River.Tegan Hanlon