Alaska News

The ice isn’t yet thick enough for travel by trucks and cars, and warm air pushed in Sunday and Monday by a big Bering Sea storm may change ice conditions fast, Bethel Search and Rescue warns. Lisa Demer
Roughly 120 people were involved in the search for Foote last week, at times moving shoulder-to-shoulder across the ground to try and locate her.Chris Klint
A Soldotna woman’s night of drinking Sunday ended with her behind bars, after she bailed on a Soldotna-area cab company without paying -- twice, troopers say.Alaska Dispatch News
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking feedback from the public on a proposal that could change how the Tongass National Forest is managed over the next 10 to 15 years.The Associated Press
A Bering Sea storm that hit Western Alaska starting Sunday night is made its full force known Monday, bringing strong winds and winter storm warnings to much of the region as well as Interior Alaska.Megan Edge
Wisconsin officials say the Fairbanks man apparently handed a loaded rifle up to a woman while she was in a tree stand. The weapon discharged and the man took a bullet just below the armpit.The Associated Press
Alaska is lagging behind other states in providing what federal regulators have determined to be proper access to broadband in K-12 classrooms.The Associated Press
A Lower Kalskag woman accused of shooting a man in the Western Alaska village last week did so after an alcohol-fueled argument, according to troopers.Chris Klint

Having served nearly two decades behind bars, Marvin Simpson said he is ready for serious life changes. At 44, he believes returning to a criminal life “on the streets” is out of the question.

Scott Jensen
Just because it's winter in Alaska doesn't mean you have to stay cooped up indoors. Here are four fun, family-friendly projects to help you embrace the cold.Jill Burke