Today's News

Of 311 registered voters, 70 percent said they either strongly or mildly supported adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes for employment and housing in city law.. Devin Kelly
Frazzled? Fuming? Fed up? Children with difficult behaviors can test the best of us. Here’s where to turn for help.Jill Burke
South Restaurant + Coffeehouse is trying something different with a new chef stopping by once a month to cook shoulder to shoulder with the restaurant's executive chef.Suzanna Caldwell
The Walker administration plans to generate at least $10 million more annually for Alaska and reduce imports of Lower 48 crude oil by sharply boosting the amount of royalty oil it sells to in-state refiners.Alex DeMarban
OPINION: Forest Service plans for Prince William Sound endanger what makes the Sound a treasure.Kate McLaughlin,Dean Rand

Morning sunshine brightened the trails as 500 skiers participated in the 20th annual Alaska Ski For Women at Kincaid Park on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. 

Bill Roth
Charging documents shed new light on an incident that precipitated a Kodiak manhunt by Alaska State Troopers last month, with the suspect now in custody.Alaska Dispatch News
A minor earthquake shook parts of Southcentral Alaska on Sunday afternoon, as Alaskans settled in for the second half of the Super Bowl.Alaska Dispatch 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

Sometimes success begets success, so Anchorage photographer Brian Adams will spend a full year visiting two dozen villages to document the people and places of rural Alaska.

Tara Young
I live in Alaska. I kick butt and take names. And then I add them to my Instagram feed, so you can see photos of the smoked salmon strata I had for brunch.Geoff Kirsch
With "I am Inuit," a follow-up to his "I am Alaskan" series, photographer Brian Adams will spend a year visiting some 20 Alaska villages to deliver a portrait of the people and places of rural Alaska. Tara Young
On the second page of “Chuck Sassara’s Alaska,” the author slams his plane into the snow on the Anchorage side of Merrill Pass en route from Bethel. The 1976 incident left Sassara and his passenger unhurt but stranded, unsure if they would be rescued.David A. James

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.

Alaska Dispatch News
Hugh Neff of Tok grabbed the early lead, with defending champion Brent Sass right behind him. Allen Moore of Two Rivers, the winner in 2013 and 2014, was running third. 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