Harold Gregory pleaded guilty in June to second-degree murder in the 2019 beating death of Cheryl Sakar.
The Interior secretary announced plans for the review in March and withdrew a land exchange approved by the Trump administration, raising concerns in King Cove and with state officials.
Financial assistance programs will open next week for people with flood damage due to ice jams on the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers and spring snowmelt in Glennallen.
The Point Hope resident had opened fire on residents and buildings Wednesday before a North Slope Borough police officer shot him, troopers say.
The federal government in recent years has poured hundreds of millions of dollars into Alaska to pay for new broadband extensions, including to the Western Alaska hub city.
Multiple flood watches related to spring breakup were in place along some of the state’s major rivers.
Marc Edward Jackson experienced hypothermia and lost consciousness while the Alaska National Guard was responding to the area, troopers said.
The trip will be the first time any first lady has traveled to the Southwest Alaska hub city, according to her office.
The Sunday walk coincided with Missing or Murdered Indigenous People Awareness Day events nationwide.
Bailey and Tracey Schaeffer are preparing to run an in-home child care facility in Kotzebue to serve children up to 5 years old, starting in July.
A UAF citizen science program took off during the pandemic and now garners submissions from more than 1,000 people each year, helping scientists better predict where flooding may occur.
Hydrologists caution that persistently cold weather through most of April and a delayed breakup could result in ice jams and snowmelt flooding near the state’s major rivers.
State Department of Environmental Conservation officials say rural villages in line for new projects will also need operations and maintenance support.
Alecia Henderson of Palmer is facing charges of murder and manslaughter in the deaths of her 3-year-old and her brother.
In the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, the drug — which is at the center of a lawsuit over abortion pill authorization — is most commonly used to help safely manage miscarriages.
Qarġi Academy, which currently serves students from the ninth to 12th grades, will expand to sixth grade starting next fall — with even bigger aspirations on the horizon.
Beavers are building dams and expanding waterways in the region. Researchers traveled from Nome to Kotzebue by snowmachine recently to more closely examine the animals’ impacts.
Nanuq, a year-old Australian shepherd, was gone nearly a month before Facebook posts helped reunite him with his family on St. Lawrence Island.
First Nations groups in the Yukon Territory and Alaska GOP Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration are advancing discussions about whether hatcheries could help stem a steep crash in salmon populations.
Compounding the rescue was not only lingering fog from sea ice, but also a power outage at Little Diomede, an island in the Bering Strait located 2 miles from Russia.
Indigenous experts, hunters, scientists and policymakers shared their perspectives on the impacts of diminishing sea ice at the recent Arctic Encounter Symposium.
The Alaska National Guard held a ceremony in Gambell honoring 16 Alaska Scouts who saved a Navy aircrew after a Soviet attack.
Three people broke into an 80-year-old man’s trailer and beat him after they saw accusations about him online, according to court documents filed in the case.