Alaska

High school athlete disqualified over swimsuit modesty rule

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A race judge at an Alaska high school swim meet disqualified a state champion swimmer after concluding that that her team-issued swimsuit did not meet modesty...Read more

Sarah Palin's husband appears to be seeking a divorce

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Sarah Palin's husband, commonly referred to as "Alaska's first dude" when she was governor, appears to be seeking a divorce from his wife of 31 years.Read more

Crews reopen Denali park road, tourist buses begin to return

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The tourists became stranded Friday after heavy rains triggered mudslides and caused excess water from a culvert to damage a road.Read more


Zac Brown loses bid to limit public access to Alaska home

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Country musician Zac Brown has lost a bid to limit snoopers on his private property in Alaska, the latest case where the desires of the wealthy or celebrity for privacy...Read more

Indiana man enters not guilty pleas in Alaska murder plot

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A 21-year-old Indiana man charged with masterminding the death of a developmentally disabled Anchorage woman has pleaded not guilty to five murder counts.Read more

Appeal in lawsuit over John Steinbeck works heads to court

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Another chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by author John Steinbeck.Read more

Woman dies in Alaska trying to reach famed bus from book

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A newlywed woman from Belarus who was swept away by a river in Alaska was trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild."Read more

Alaskans put away jackets, get out sunscreen amid heatwave

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Alaskans who routinely pack knit caps and fleece jackets in summer on Friday were swapping them for sunscreen and parasols amid a prolonged heatwave.Read more

Melted Alaska sea ice alarms coast residents, scientists

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Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish.Read more


Coast Guard: 2 more bodies found after Alaska planes crash

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The bodies of two more people have been found after small sightseeing planes crashed in Alaska, the Coast Guard says.Read more

NTSB to investigate in Alaska after deadly midair collision

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Five people are reported dead and one missing after two floatplanes collided in midair Monday near the southeast Alaska town of Ketchikan.Read more