As part of the FAA's ongoing transition to the NextGen satellite-based air traffic system, it has proposed eliminating 28 redundant or under-utilized instrument approaches in Alaska, and it wants to hear from pilots in the state about the possible changes.

Colleen Mondor
In a move that throws a curveball into the volatile halibut bycatch issue, two Alaska representatives have been disqualified from voting when the matter comes before the North Pacific Fishery Management Council when it meets June 1-9 in Sitka.Jim Paulin
As Alaska kids tick off their final days of school, an entire summer of nature-themed adventures awaits within Alaska’s national parks. Erin Kirkland
While Seward may be best known for its popular Silver Salmon Derby in August, locals fill their freezers and smokers with shore-caught red salmon as soon as they show up in late May.  Tyler Pelo
Fishing paradise awaits those willing to make the quick trip across Kachemak Bay to Seldovia, a tiny village with a wealth of recreational opportunities. Matt Tunseth
Neighbors of a 30-sled dog kennel near the historic mushing capital of Nome had hoped to shut down the operation with a civil lawsuit but dropped the suit last week after a judge summarily rejected a crucial motion in the case. Zaz Hollander
Managers don’t know yet how many black bears have been taken this season in Unit 6D, which encompasses coastal areas near Whittier, Valdez and Cordova. But they do know the harvests nearly tripled from the late 1990s to 2007 before dropping off sharply.Mike Campbell
"You're on your own. Try not to die," reads one Airbnb listing near the off-the-beaten path Alaska community of McCarthy. When it comes to listings on the space-sharing site in the Last Frontier, you can go traditional -- or you can really get out there.Alex DeMarban
A rapid and aggressive response to the start of Alaska wildfire season has keep burned acreage to a minimum despite persistent hot and dry weather that has keep underbrush from turning green in much of the state.Dan Joling
The second phase of a three-part facelift for Anchorage’s Lanie Fleischer Chester Creek Trail will start Tuesday, shutting down roughly 1 mile of the popular trail between the Seward Highway and Lake Otis Parkway.Tegan Hanlon