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Handgun Found Near Remains Thought to Belong to Missing Alaska Family

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 05:38
KENAI, Alaska -- Officials said Monday that remains discovered along a trail just outside Kenai on Saturday appear to belong to a family of four that ...

Missing Alaska family found but dead nearly a year later

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 04:56
Nearly a year after an Alaska family of four went missing, the search is over with the discovery of four bodies, a dead dog and handgun just off a trail ...

Forest supervisor heads to Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 04:00
Stewart has taken the position as forest supervisor for the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. He will begin mid-April. In a press release, Stewart ...

Good Morning, Helena: Community Supported Agriculture, 'Lure of Alaska,' rain and snow

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 04:00
The March installment of the Travel and Adventure Film Series hosted by the Helena Kiwanis Club is also scheduled for 7 p.m. today. “Lure of Alaska,” ...

Bodies of missing Alaska family apparently found

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 03:37
March 24, 2015 7:37 AM EDT - Human and animal remains found in a rural area in Kenai, Alaska, appear to have brought to an end the nearly ...

March 24, 1989: The Exxon Valdez Spills Oil in Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 03:37
Oil coating the rocks on Knight Island, Alaska, three days after a storm pushed the Exxon Valdez leak onto the shore. (Wikimedia Commons/National ...

Green groups say Alaska coal mine operating with expired permits

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 03:15
The groups, represented by Trustees for Alaska, sued the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) on Wednesday in the ...

WOW! Alaska Airlines Employee Buys Plane Ticket For Stranded Passenger Out-Of-Pocket

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 03:15
SEA-TAC AIRPORT — An Alaska Airlines employee went to great lengths to make sure a traveler arrived home — by paying for her ticket out of her ...

Alaska Airlines pilot Eric Greener proposes to flight attendant girlfriend at 34000ft

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 02:13
Yet seemingly oblivious to this and focused on her job, Brandy continued her duties, pouring out coffee to the passengers. The Ravn Alaska pilot had ...

House Passes Bill To Constrain Walker's Gasline Plan

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 01:33
The Alaska House has fired its latest salvo at Gov. Bill Walker in an ongoing dispute over a gasline. The body passed a bill to keep him from pursuing ...

After 100 Years, Bison Back in Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 01:22
(Newser) – The first of 100 wood bison aimed at re-establishing a species that went extinct more than a century ago in Alaska were flown to a rural ...

A gruesome new lead in the mysterious disappearance of Alaskan family of four

Alaska News - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 01:05
The residents of Kenai, Alaska, had grown horribly familiar with the sound of helicopters overhead and with the barks of search and rescue dogs ...

So far so good; wood bison successfully reintroduced into Alaska habitat

Alaska News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:05
The state has been planning for almost 23 years to reintroduce the species into the Alaska wild, after its disappearance for more than a century.

Bill limiting 'all-Alaska' gas line passes House

Alaska News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 22:22
The move comes one month after Gov. Bill Walker announced plans to expand the Alaska Stand Alone Line, which runs from the North Slope to Port ...

Alaska Airlines worker pays for Vancouver woman's flight home

Alaska News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 21:15
An Alaska Airlines employee used her own money to buy Miriam Thomas a flight ticket, asking for nothing in return except for Thomas to "pay it ...

Appointees to Alaska Gasline Development Corp. board express support for major gas project

Alaska News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:33
JUNEAU, Alaska – New appointees to the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. expressed support Monday for a major liquefied natural ...

Sullivan talks federal regulations, military presence with Alaska Legislature

Alaska News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:48
Dan Sullivan says fighting federal overreach and pushing for a continued military presence in Alaska are among his priorities. Sullivan, Alaska's junior ...

Search for missing Alaska family comes to grim end with discovery of 4 bodies near their home

Alaska News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:48
A Kenai Police Department patrol car parked on Alpine Avenue blocks an unnamed trail on Monday, March 23, 2015, in Kenai, Alaska. Human ...

Conoco moves ahead on North Slope even as layoffs proceed

Alaska News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:48
ConocoPhillips Alaska on Monday said it will move ahead with a development expected to add up to 8,000 barrels of crude to the trans-Alaska ...

Human remains found in Alaska may be missing family — but what happened?

Alaska News - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:37
Now, remains found in southern Alaska likely show their tragic fate. “As much as we would have liked to [have] closed this story earlier, we're glad that ...

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