A scarcity of seasonal employees and housing complicates what’s expected to be a strong summer for Seward’s visitor industry. It’s a problem testing businesses statewide.

Community groups and Assembly members say they received no advance notice of a key permitting meeting for a proposed shelter in East Anchorage.

Hackney, 97, served in the Alaska Legislature for eight years and was known for his dedication to community service.

The fire was human caused and was under control by Saturday evening, according to an Alaska Division of Forestry spokesman.

The Wolverines will attempt to be the first expansion franchise in more than 35 years to win the Robertson Cup.

“His photographs are visual vignettes, capturing intimate moments that we normally never get to share,” said Diane Kaplan, Rasmuson Foundation president and CEO.

Organizers came together with a mission to create a day dedicated to cleaning the city’s lakes and lagoons.

Bishop reflected on her time leading the largest district in the state and what she hopes for its future after her departure.

A visit to the town of Maryinka brings a rare closeup look at the nature of the war in eastern Ukraine, described by Ukraine’s president as “hell.”

The money will help renovate facilities and support students pursuing careers in health.


U.S. President Joe Biden signed off Saturday on a fresh, $40 billion infusion of aid for Ukraine, with half for military assistance.

The lawsuit is part of a nationwide strategy to use class-action lawsuits to force child welfare reforms.

Advice column: Between nieces, nephews and aging parents, this workaholic hasn’t found time for romance or even relaxation.

Lawmakers’ failure to act means that unlimited sums can continue flowing to gubernatorial, legislative and municipal candidates. But one legislator is already discussing a citizens initiative to change that.

Jackson Reineke tallied the game-winner and Raythan Robbins sparkled in the net with 48 saves.

“Alaska took a gargantuan step forward in updating our laws,” said John Skidmore, deputy attorney general.

Columnist John Schandelmeier, a two-time winner of the race, has some ideas on how to help the Yukon Quest return to relevance.

Brian Kevin Powell, 40, was in custody in Spokane on Friday pending extradition to Alaska, according to state prosecutors.

The biggest year-over-year gain was in the leisure and hospitality sector, which had about 3,900 more jobs last month than in April 2021.

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