On the eve of President Barack Obama's trip to Alaska, visitors from all over the state have travelled to Anchorage.
At the Dena'ina Convention Center, Beth Kerttula walked in the door with the President's science adviser, John Holdren.
In a half-hour talk with Alaska newspaper reporters Sunday evening, Secretary of State John Kerry put forward a technology-focused view of fighting climate change that is expected to be on display today in Anchorage.
Some lessees of Kenai's airport reserve properties believe their leases were unfairly evaluated in a 2015 appraisal that determines the rent they pay to the city, resulting in a dramatic increase of rates.
Editor's note: Updates will be added to this story as more information becomes available. One person is dead and another injured after a two-vehicle head-on collision on Saturday on the Kenai Spur Highway.
The first fishing how-to in print was Izaak Walton's "The Compleat Angler," published in 1653, and writers have been writing how-tos ever since.
Writing fishing how-tos isn't done for love or fame, and it's definitely not done for money.
Ahh, late August. A time when summer is slowly easing into fall. The leaves are gradually beginning to change, birds are packing up for the winter, and Hollywood’s high octane output slows to a drizzle. The big movie choices this week here on the Peninsula were a D-level reboot of a box office bomb based an old video game, or a hyper-violent stoner comedy about a burnout who is secretly a super-spy.
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.