Some mask requirements return to Alaska
Proposed new hire pits Anchorage Assembly against mayor’s office
Assistant attorney general being investigated for alleged racist, antisemetic social media posts no longer employed by Alaska
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LIVING IN SAINT PAUL
A fuel ration on the Pribilof Island of St. Paul ended Tuesday after more than a month and a half of limiting fuel for both residents and fishermen. The Bering Sea community announced the ration in late February after bad weather repeatedly canceled the arrival of a fuel barge. The...
A Pribilof Island community of less than 400 people has received more than $250,000 in federal funds to train locals to work at its commercial aircraft test range. The Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Tribal Government (ACSPI) announced it was one of seven recipients nationwide to receive the Economic Development Administration's STEM Talent Challenge grant Tuesday.
On the remote Pribilof Island of St. Paul, the school year started off with roughly 25 percent of students doing home-based education, despite the fact that the school was open to students. As the year has progressed, most of those students have returned. But like in many remote areas in...
Following a brutal home invasion and assault that sent a Kenai Peninsula LGTBQ activist into hiding, several legislators say they’re pushing for the state to update its hate crime laws to protect people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.
JUNEAU, Alaska - A survivor of an Alaska crab boat sinking that left five fellow fishermen missing said the crew went from “sleeping to swimming" in minutes as rough seas and ice battered their vessel on New Year's Eve.
We’re going to ease into the new year with a few good books. First up, we have the story of a Bering Sea Captain. Jake Jacobson recounts stories and memories of his five decades fishing Alaska’s dangerous and unpredictable waters.And an we look at the early days of ocean exploration.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes, a towering ice-covered cone in the Aleutian Islands, shot a cloud of ash more than 5 miles high on Friday, triggering a warning to aviators and putting on a show that was captured in satellite imagery.
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Only two survivors were found out of the five crew members of the sunken Scandies Rose. The survivors, Dean Gribble Jr. and John Lawler suffered from hypothermia. Gribble said that they endured rough conditions prior to the sinking with the sea rising 20 feet, the winds blowing at 40 mph and the harsh icy conditions.
Did you or anyone you know Google “trip to Alaska” in 2019? As the No. 6 most searched destination in that category in the world, Alaska has its sights set high for 2020. With an estimated 1.41 million cruise ship visitors, coupled with a steadily growing winter tourism season (hey, aurora!), there is a chance for 2020 to be an even better season.
This author, in this column and elsewhere, has often taken the position that Alaska, especially in remote locations, is the safest, most environmentally-sound and worker-friendly mining location in the world. Alaska is endowed with world-class resources from one end of the state to the other. The associated jobs are well paid, and the industry is stable.
It seems like there's no dearth of Alaska-themed reality TV content, but A&E might have a bonafide hit on their hands with Alaska PD. It's no secret that Live PD is the belle of the ball when it comes to cable TV ratings... the program is absolutely killing it for the network. So why wouldn't a series about police officers navigating the criminal world and helping citizens daily in one of America's most remote locations work?
Five crew members are feared dead after a crab fishing vessel sank in the frigid waters off Alaska. Authorities have called off the search for those working in one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S.