Alaska Beat

Shelters in Gambell, Savoonga, St. Michael open doors, while Golovin worries about prospect of evacuation if major flooding damages much of town's infrastructure.  Jill Burke,Craig Medred
The Federal Communications Commission will soon be the latest federal agency to reduce its presence in Alaska.Jeannette Lee Falsey
The National Transportation Safety Board said a Yute Air plane that crashed last month, killing the pilot, appeared to have hit a tree moments before coming to rest in the Kwethluk River.Megan Edge
While an investigative document dump in April shed light on some of the factors behind a fatal 2013 crash in rural Alaska, the hard truth of the matter is that the crash was just one in a line of similar crashes that have been taking place for decades.Colleen Mondor
Maine lies some 1,500 miles south of the Arctic Circle, but it has strong connections to the Arctic -- and is hoping to play a bigger role in the region.Alaska Dispatch News
Faced with falling rates of shareholder participation, Alaska Native corporations are moving to avoid the possibility of annual meetings where they cannot conduct business.Jeannette Lee Falsey
Alaska State Troopers said a 72-year-old man died earlier this week after a single-family home went up in flames in the community of Port Lions on Kodiak Island.Megan Edge
This isn't the first time the idea to link Asia and North America by road or rail through a tunnel system beneath the Bering Strait has been suggested.Alaska Dispatch News
With its plans to repurpose a vacated supermarket in Bethel as a liquor store, the Bethel Native Corp. has given new life to an emotional debate about alcohol sales in the Western Alaska hub city.Jeannette Lee Falsey
A landslide likely triggered by seismic activity dammed a tributary of Slim's River, creating a new 1,100-foot-long lake in Kluane National Park, according to CBC reports.Alaska Dispatch News
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