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Scientific research in Kachemak Bay could get more federal funding thanks to its recent designation as a Habitat Focus Area by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:26pm

JUNEAU - This week, Bill Walker became the 13th governor of Alaska. Or the 11th. Or 16th. Depends on how you count. As it turns out, the state of Alaska doesn't appear to have an official way of counting governors and their terms.

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:25pm

ANCHORAGE (AP) - When NASA's new state-of-the-art space capsule returns from its first orbit of the Earth, a Navy ship carrying the name of Alaska's largest city will be there to pluck it out of the ocean.

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 7:42pm


Tue, 12/02/2014 - 9:48pm

An Anchorage man was indicted Monday on 10 charges of alleged theft and burglary of a Nikiski home last month.

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 9:48pm

Kenai Peninsula Board of Education members sat down with Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, to ask him about the upcoming legislative session - set to convene on Jan. 21.

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 9:49pm

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Alaska Native municipal leaders are worried that a state law legalizing recreational use of marijuana could lead to more substance abuse and make it difficult for employers to keep drug-free workplaces.

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 9:48pm

Pacific halibut fishermen could have a reduced catch next year if the International Pacific Halibut Commission opts to go with the "blue-line" projection released Dec. 2, but Alaskan fishermen in some areas may see a slightly higher quota than in 2014.

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 9:48pm

As structural changes to health care insurance delivery continue to roll out under the Affordable Health Care Act implementation, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District faces several big changes in its self-funded plans.

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 12:30pm

 With just a few minutes notice, families in Funny River were evacuated Sunday afternoon as firefighters fought to contain the 156,041 acre wildfire that lit several hot spots inside of a fire break between the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and more than 1,000 residents. As flames encroached, ...

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:06pm


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