Shelters in Gambell, Savoonga, St. Michael open doors, while Golovin worries about prospect of evacuation if major flooding damages much of town's infrastructure.
November 8, 2011
Scientists were surprised to find such large waves in the normally placid Arctic Ocean, the Washington Post reports. They attribute them to increasingly large stretches of open water as sea ice melts.
July 30, 2014
Anchorage police have determined the head-on collision that killed 29-year-old Whittier resident Salafai Iosefa in March was the result of drunk driving.
July 29, 2014
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin announced Sunday that she is launching Sarahpalinchannel.com, an online news site of her own.
July 28, 2014
Robert Friedland, a wealthy mining financier, made the comments at a natural resources conference in Vancouver Wednesday. But they come as he touts his own company's copper prospect.
July 25, 2014
The National Weather Service forecast several inches of snow Thursday night and Friday for parts of the Brooks Range. While the occasional light dusting of snow is common, a weather service meteorologist said, the amounts expected are unusual.
July 24, 2014
Although no illness has been reported, peaches, plums and other fruit sold in Alaska has been recalled due to possible listeria contamination.
July 23, 2014
The Air Force Times has rated Anchorage's Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson as one of the nation's best places for airmen to live and raise a family.
July 22, 2014
Alaska State Troopers say they found one man dead and another seriously injured early Monday morning in a residence on Pioneer Peak Drive in Wasilla.
July 21, 2014
Among the residents impacted by wildfires ripping across Canada's Northwest Territories is Iditarod and Yukon Quest veteran Dave Olesen, whose home was destroyed this month.
July 18, 2014