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The firefighter injured by a bear while working on the Juneau Lake fire on Monday is in good health, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He has been identified as Glacier District Ranger Tim Charnon.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 7:41pm

JUNEAU - A team of aviation investigators is now working in a remote, mountainous site in southeast Alaska to determine what caused the crash of a sightseeing plane that killed eight cruise ship passengers and the aircraft's pilot.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 7:41pm

Name: Trevor Kauffman From: Soldotna, Alaska Crew: Soldotna Forestry Job: Wild Land Fire and Resource Technician Days on the Card Street fire: 11 (as of Wednesday evening) What is unique about fighting fires...

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 7:40pm

Crews working on the Card Street fire moved into a new stage of firefighting over the weekend. Public Information Officer Sarah Foster said the fire is still 40 percent contained and 8,876 acres in size.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 7:40pm

Editor's note: This is the second of two parts in reporter Molly Dischner's journey with a Homer fishing family to Bristol Bay on the eve of sockeye season. DILLINGHAM - About 8 a.m.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 7:39pm

Disciplinary action has steadily declined in Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools since 2008, which means more undisrupted time in the classroom for students.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 7:39pm

The media and the secular left have a love-hate relationship with the Roman Catholic Church and its popes.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 2:02pm

One of our defining national traits is the belief that somehow, some way, we will emerge from our troubles and become a better country. The mantra "Yes we can" got Barack Obama elected, after all. He was a symbol of change.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 2:02pm

With conservation of king salmon driving management of upper Cook Inlet salmon fisheries, it makes sense that managers have taken a conservative approach to the late run of Kenai River kings.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 2:02pm

Last November I wrote about a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, which would result in hiring four part-time pest scouts who would visit farms and ranches in Alaska to teach farmers how to scout their fields, pastures and animals for pests.

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 12:28pm


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