One of the most notorious sections of the Iditarod Trail is now a little less perilous. Iditarod Trail Committee crews spent three weeks in October chain sawing, mulching and packing down a 20-mile section between the checkpoints of Rohn and Farewell Lake.
With a full rack and only three good legs, a bull moose hobbled through light snowfall Monday in the area of Trena Street in Anchorage to munch on dead shrubbery.
In good winters, the Kuskokwim River ice road offers this Western Alaska hub and nearby villages 200 or more miles of smooth travel, a frozen river route with an undercurrent of danger. This may not be one of those winters.
Voter turnout shot up in Togiak and throughout Native Alaska this year, thanks to the increased availability of early voting, improved language assistance for traditional-language speakers and ballot measures Natives strongly supported.
When an SUV slammed into musher Karin Hendrickson's four-wheeler Tuesday evening, she was thrown into the air and her dogs ran from the scene of the accident. She landed in a ditch about 20 feet away, then began making phone calls.
Stepping onto the shores of one of our national parks a brown bear staring back at you from less than 50 feet away could be considered a frightening experience.
In a first for extraction-friendly Alaska, the Department of Justice last week announced an indictment against mining company XS Platinum, Inc. (XSP), and five of its officers and employees.
The holiday season may still be ramping up and Alaska may just be settling into winter but officials at Denali National Park and Preserve are urging people to start planning their summer adventures by booking campsites and seats on the park's shuttle buses early.
It's taken 64 years to for scientists to be sure, but they have finally determined that bones found on the North Slope of Alaska's Brooks Range are those of an ichthyosaur, a giant marine reptile from the time of the dinosaurs.
Republican Dan Sullivan will be Alaska's newest U.S. senator, but outgoing Sen. Mark Begich said he'll work in Washington until the last minute to push through legislation that will benefit Alaska.
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Mushing guide and former Iditarod competitor Dario Martinez was found hanging from a tree in downtown Anchorage on Thursday, a day after Alaska State Troopers and Anchorage Animal Care and Control removed 12 malnourished dogs and one dead one from his tour business here.
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The energy industry has transformed the American landscape -- removed mountain tops, scarred vast areas of open pits, destroyed agricultural lands, and poisoned aquifers. Why would we even think of permitting them to despoil anything more? Why would we trust them with the ocean?
Coney Island's rides stood in a dream-like state as I walked the boardwalk that morning. I overheard Russian, Japanese and Hispanic conversations. Seagulls outnumbered the people. Barges powered past. The rides behind the fences reminded me of the 10 traveling carnivals I worked in the last year, as if it was a past life.
Championed by the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska, the newly passed Ballot Measure 2 will tax and regulate the substance in a manner similar to alcohol, allowing sales to only those 21 years of age and older.