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SITTWE, Myanmar - The two children stood on the beach, torn between land and sea. They couldn't go back to their tiny Muslim village in Myanmar's northwest Rakhine because it had been burned down by an angry Buddhist mob.

Sat, 04/26/2014 - 5:55pm

Resources for All Alaskans, a group formed to combat an proposed initiative to ban commercial setnet fishing in certain parts of the state, met in Kenai to talk strategy with several local fishing groups after being dealt a blow when an Alaska Superior Co...

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:28pm

The floating dock in Skagway, the same one which serves as a loading ramp for ferry passengers, is now on the bottom of the sea floor today, officials with the Alaska Department of Transportation confirmed.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:03pm

The tourism season is starting earlier than expected this year. Officials announced Thursday that Juneau will see its first cruise ship Saturday, instead of next Thursday as planned.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:03pm

Sometimes a small gesture has a big impact. When the Kenai Home Depot installed a sign that reserved two front parking spaces for United States Veterans last fall, members of the American Legion Post 20 noticed and wanted to show their gratitude.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:26pm

JUNEAU (AP) - While lawmakers reached a tentative agreement on the education package that sent their session into overtime, another long-simmering issue re-emerged.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:27pm

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's second season, that of road construction, is upon us. The Parks Highway will get a major facelift starting this year, with a dozen projects along the entirety of the Anchorage-Fairbanks link.

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 9:27pm

Soles shoulder-width apart, the unyielding, uniformed frame of Alaska State Trooper Jason Woodruff stood before a silent group of Kenai Peninsula College residents. "Don't ask any funny questions," Woodruff said.

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 9:46pm

The LeeShore Center Community Survey revealed raised awareness within the Kenai Peninsula Community for the violence prevention strategy, which launched this month.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:35pm

The Soldotna City Council decided against purchasing the Birch Ridge Golf Course.   A resolution instructing City Manager Mark Dixson to negotiate an agreement for the purchase of the land and water rights failed 4 to 2, with Linda Murphy and Pete Sprague voting in favor. The purchase woul...

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:49pm


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