Alaska News

Morning sunshine brightened the trails as 500 skiers participated in the 20th annual Alaska Ski For Women at Kincaid Park on Super Bowl Sunday.

Bill Roth
From the rural locations of many airports to the state's high cost of living, the Transportation Security Administration says hiring in Alaska is particularly challenging, with many positions open at more than a dozen airports.Hope Miller

Mushers topped Eagle Summit in the second day of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, a 1,000-mile race from Fairbanks to Whitehorse, Yukon, on a trail that retraces historic mail and supply routes along the Yukon River.

Alaska Dispatch News
Kodiak police have arrested a man on first-degree murder charges in a fatal shooting in the island community early Sunday morning.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska State Troopers arrested a Big Lake man they say was caught burglarizing a home before attacking the homeowners Saturday evening.Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska State Troopers say a snowmachiner suffered major injuries Saturday evening after he crashed while riding along a street in Houston.Alaska Dispatch News
Beaufort Sea polar bears equipped in 2014 and 2015 with Fitbit-like devices and neck cameras revealed their daily routines to scientists studying their food needs.Yereth Rosen
The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near Hawk Inlet.Associated Press
Markus Potter founded and is artistic director for the NewYorkRep. He came to UAA's campus this week as part of the production for “Stalking the Bogeyman,” running April 1-24 on the UAA Mainstage.Kathleen McCoy
Members of Chugiak-Eagle River community councils say they're faced with an odd situation: The area with the most available land for marijuana businesses is an area that never wanted it in the first place.  Devin Kelly