KOTZEBUE - President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's wake-up call on global warming.
Medicaid developmental disability program reduces new users An Alaska Medicaid program that funds care for developmentally-disabled adults may be reducing the number of people it enrolls each year by 75 percent.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a petition on Tuesday to establish a gas line in the Diamond View Estates community, just south of Homer.
The neighborhood to this point has been primarily powered by oil and propane.
Standing at the bow of the Viewfinder, President Barack Obama gripped the steel railing as the boat cut through the deep blue water of Resurrection Bay amid the mountains, islands and glaciers in the Kenai Fjords National Park.
KPC's fall semester began last week, but there's still time to register for classes. The college's late registration period will be open through Sept. 4. Students can visit the campus to complete a late registration form and sign up for classes.
While many folks are enjoying the wonders of Alaska and freedoms of America there are those who daily put on a military uniform to do the job of preserving those freedoms, accepting the risks and harms that can come from their job.