NOME — The winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has come under the burled arch in this western Alaska outpost, but that's just the beginning for this community, where every musher to finish the race gets a hero's welcome.
The town's sirens blare when each of the more than four dozen competi...
NOME - A 53-year-old former champion has won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to become the oldest winner of Alaska's grueling test of endurance. Mitch Seavey and 10 dogs crossed the Nome finish line to cheering crowds at 10:39 p.m.
Yet to be determined. That phrase may best sum up the immediate and long-term future of ConocoPhillips' Kenai natural gas liquefaction facility now that the company has decided to let its export license expire on March 31.
Top officials from the Alaska Association of School Boards testified Monday afternoon in front of two senators on a subcommittee delegated by the Senate Finance Committee to work on the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development’s budget, describing the goals of a four-year initiative to...
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VATICAN CITY - Black smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel chimney on Tuesday, signaling that cardinals had failed on their first vote of the papal conclave to choose a new leader for the world's 1.2 billion Catholics and their troubled church.