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Wild blueberries are pictured in this photo. According to a USGS study, Alaska berry harvests are becoming less predictable.

USGS: Berry harvests becoming less predictable

Many Alaskans take advantage of the wild berries that grow across the state every summer and fall. However, finding them has always been the challenge, which may be becoming more challenging. A recent study published by the U.S.


Meet the woman in charge of Alaska's elections

On the third floor of the court plaza building is Josephine Bahnke's boat. For the new head of the Alaska Division of Elections, it's one of the few touches of her Nome home in her office. "This was one of my going-away presents in Nome,"...
James Brooks

Alaska proclaims Indigenous Peoples Day

Alaska is the first state to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples Day. Effective Monday, Gov. Bill Walker proclaimed the second Monday in October Indigenous Peoples Day, following the lead of several cities across the country in recent...

4th suicide in 3 weeks reported in Hooper Bay

ANCHORAGE - A fourth young adult has killed himself in less than three weeks in a remote Alaska Native village, the latest in a tragic cycle in which each of the previous three deaths influenced the subsequent one, authorities said.
Rachel D'oro

State: About 285 same-sex couples wed in Alaska in past year

JUNEAU - About 285 same-sex couples have married in Alaska in the year since a federal judge struck down the state's ban on gay marriage as unconstitutional, according to the state health department.
Becky Bohrer


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