Alaska

At 90, Native Alaska woman will be 1st counted in US Census

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A 90-year-old Alaskan woman will be the first person counted in the 2020 U.S. Census. Read more

Alaska man survives more than 20 days stranded in subzero temperatures

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A man miraculously survived more than 20 days in subzero temperatures after his cabin burned down in a remote area of Alaska.Read more

5 crew members feared dead after Alaska fishing boat sinks

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Five fishermen missing after a crab boat sank in the frigid waters off Alaska were feared dead after authorities called off a search for those working in the one of the...Read more


Police: Alaska man shopped, donated change after robbery

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An Alaska man robbed a credit union and then went shopping and dropped spare change in a donation bucket, authorities said.Read more

Deserted 5-year-old takes toddler to neighbor in bitter cold

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The adult who left the children in the home has been arrested.Read more

Bear blamed for damage to car in Alaska airport parking lot

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The vandalism occurred at the Island Air terminal parking lot.Read more

Bah humbug! North Pole lacks enough ice for sculptures

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It's the first cancellation since the event started 14 years ago.Read more

Willing to move to Alaska? This publisher might give you his newspaper business

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It's a two-person shop, with an editor and a business person on site. The newspaper also benefits greatly from tourist trade.Read more

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