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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...

Thu, 03/14/2013 - 12:33pm

Two skulls sat on his dinner table. They were white and had fangs and each a snout, and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game had clipped a tag through the jaw on each skull.

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 8:25pm

A bill that would prevent the use of barbed hooks in certain freshwater portions of the state was again considered by the House Fisheries Special Committee Tuesday in Juneau. Rep.

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 8:26pm

NOME - Last year, the youngest musher ever to win Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said his 25-year-old stamina gave him the advantage to get his dogs to the finish line first.

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 8:25pm

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.

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 11:32pm

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.

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 12:03am

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...

Wed, 03/13/2013 - 12:04am

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.

Tue, 03/12/2013 - 5:05pm


Mon, 03/11/2013 - 7:35pm

The Kenai Peninsula is home to more people 50 years old or older than there are residents in the Nome U.S. Census Area and North Slope Borough combined, according to 2010 U.S. Census data.

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 7:34pm


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