Alaska News

Warmth and moisture mean ideal conditions for birch trees, which can produce more seed and fewer catkins -- good news for allergy suffers.Associated Press
Anchorage Police Department Lt. Anthony Henry has been given a termination notice and is currently on paid leave from the department, according to his attorney.Sean Doogan
A senior manager made a pass at a new employee, then apparently realized his mistake and is giving her the cold shoulder instead. Should she be worried about retaliation?Lynne Curry
Two Darfurian refugees living in Spenard say they woke Sunday to find messages like "Not Welcome" and "Leave Alaska" scrawled on their cars, and the tires deflated. Michelle Theriault Boots
After a visitor tried to bring a pet goat into Denali National Park and Preserve, the National Park Service proposed a ban on domestic sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas in Alaska's national parks. Megan Edge
A bill to eliminate daylight saving time in Alaska is gathering opposition as hearings are set in the state House.Nathaniel Herz
Echoes of the hotly-contested 2014 U.S. Senate election are reverberating in the Anchorage mayoral race, from endorsements to campaign staffers and volunteers.Devin Kelly
Police say a woman was knocked unconscious and stabbed while walking on the Chester Creek Trail around noon Sunday, and was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.Alaska Dispatch News
When you live in Alaska, where does your food come from? Where does your kid's school lunch come from? Ninety-five percent of the time, the answer is a barge. And some are hoping to change that.Melissa Griffiths
Alaska State Troopers say a 36-year-old Venetie man found fatally injured in the village northeast of Fairbanks had been beaten by his younger brother.Associated Press