Alaska News

Bea Kristovich says she wants older leaders among 56 villages represented in the Association of Village Council Presidents to retire so younger leaders can step forward to learn about tribal issues. .Anna Rose MacArthur | KYUK
Drivers headed to Palmer this weekend will encounter a detour on the Glenn Highway related to last month's fuel tanker fire. Zaz Hollander
Juneau police say a driver who hit a light pole Monday fled the scene of the accident -- by taking a detour through the nearby Evergreen Cemetery.Associated Press
Two people survived a single-vehicle crash on the Glenn Highway on Thursday afternoon with only minor injuries after the driver fell asleep, troopers say.Alaska Dispatch News
Each year, more and more Alaskans have been donating a portion of their Permanent Fund dividends to the Pick.Click.Give. program, which financially benefits nonprofits around the state. This year, the nonprofits with the most donations serve a wide range of Alaskans.Megan Edge
Angry Juneau seniors are accusing the city government of targeting them with an unfair tax increase, and some are threatening retaliation.Pat Forgey
Eight years after being told by national park rangers that he couldn't use a hovercraft on a river within the boundary of the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, an Anchorage man's court case is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.Sean Doogan

This year’s hefty Permanent Fund dividend splashed into bank accounts today, but anyone who’s played the Alaska budget balancing game may wonder how long the good times will last.

Alex DeMarban,Scott Jensen

The world premiere of Texas composer Barry Hurt’s “Alaska: The Great Land” took place in Palmer on Sept. 24.

Mike Dunham,Loren Holmes
The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management have set the date for Nov. 18, the agencies said in separate statements earlier this week.Asaf Shalev